Kahomono - It Means Lucky

Random musings on whatever subject strikes my fancy, published every other day.

The Essence of Good Cooking

Today’s SMBC:

Mouse-over text: “If you want good food, find people who’ve been poor a long time, but have plenty of salt, sugar, and fat.”

The mouse-over text is: “If you want good food, find people who’ve been poor a long time, but have plenty of salt, sugar, and fat.”

To quote Anthony Bourdain:

“Poverty is the great engine of gastronomy. It takes deprivation to make chicken feet into something good.”

Bourdain, quoted here

Anyone can make the best cut of meat from the animal taste good. It’s kind of yours to screw up. Making the offal good is the hard assignment.

Kangaroo

Holy crap. I did not expect this to get to the level it did.

Worth a read! Click!

“We” are to blame, but outside influences are indeed trying to tip things the wrong way, and the oligarchs in this country are inclined to let them.

Silent Eyes

The CW when this came out was, here’s this Jewish guy from Queens, tossing his bit into the Zionist kitty.

But if you pay attention to the words, I think it could be more… ambiguous.

Silent Eyes
Burning in the desert sun
Halfway to Jerusalem
And we shall all be called as witnesses
Each and ev’ryone
To stand before the eyes of God
And speak what was done

Paul Simon

I would be glad not to have to answer for what has been done in and for Jerusalem.

Normalized

Just for the record, I called this one over three years ago.

Click for all of the hideous truth

In 2016/17 we were determined not to let this become normal. And yet, here we are. It has worn us down.

This looks good

This looks pretty good. Yes, NBC is a major network and will probably screw it up. But, so far so good.

We’ll find out more Monday. Monday, because, we never watch anything live except the Macy’s and Rose Bowl parades. I have an extreme antipathy to commercials.

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