Build a DIY Tofu Press

I’m all for saving a few bucks. And anything to get me out in the shop making something. Often, my wife shows me a picture of something and that’s all it takes. I’m on a mission to make it myself. Better. Cheaper. We have the technology. Insert image here of the radar screen, rocket crashing … Continue Reading

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How to open a Pomegranate

We stepped away from our tools and DIY projects for a minute in an ongoing quest to demystify the pomegranate. We put together this quick post to show how to cut up a pomegranate, how to de-seed a pomegranate, how to open up a pomegranate, how to get INTO THE FREAKING THING AND GET THE JUICY … Continue Reading

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A custom blogiversary cake

Not OUR blogiversary,’s blogiversary. Since I’m a little baking nerd, I made a cake for my girl Emily’s 1 year blogiversary. Here’s the quick step by step. Making a custom cake is SO EASY, people. I usually make them for my daughter and it’s always a huge hit, like a Wow Wow Wubbzy cake, and even if … Continue Reading

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How to make delicious roasted pumpkin seeds

I love pumpkin time. One reason is because it’s almost time for Halloween, which is the most fun holiday if you have a kid. Another reason is because it involves pumpkins, and from pumpkins come ROASTED PUMPKIN SEEDS. And I’m going to tell you how to make them awesome. Step one: Drive out to the … Continue Reading


Awww yeah. It’s about that time to go ding-donging for treats again. HALLOWEEN. If you live on my street, it means the only kids visiting your house will be mine. And that also means you will be dumping your whole bag of candy into their four bags, since you’ll be saying stuff to me like… … Continue Reading

My Little Pony Birthday Cake Fail

I make my daughter’s birthday cakes by hand. They’re not professional level, and neither of us care (at least she doesn’t yet). They’re usually a little crooked, slanted, and never perfect, but nothing this bad… the My Little Pony Rainbow Dash Birthday Cake Fail. OK, so I KNOW I can go to the grocery store … Continue Reading


Plate that is. Garbage Plate. Pete introduced me to this gastronomical fanfare. Those of you in NY are probably like “yeah, yeah, yeah, garbage plate.” Ever since I had my first plate at Nick Tahou’s Hots, I wondered how something so awesome has escaped me during this lifetime. I’m sure many of you out there … Continue Reading

Mmmmmm, Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce

Besides having awesome nicknames like “Rooster Sauce” and oh dear god help me “Cock Sauce”, Sriracha has awesome flavor too. The flavor is a mix of chilis, sweet, and hot, not red peppery and vinegar-y like TABASCO®. (Oh, and it’s called cock sauce because of the picture on the bottle you perv.) It’s not hot-hot but … Continue Reading

Taco Eggs

3-minute egg white sandwiches (jerk or taco)

We’re not trying to turn this into some kind of cooking blog, but DAMN I make some good egg sandwiches. They’re made in one pan, they take a few minutes, they are super low-calorie, and they’re damn good. You can get up in the AM and make these for you and your significant other in … Continue Reading

Make your own fun Wow Wow Wubbzy birthday cake

A few years ago Julia was way into Wow Wow Wubbzy, she thought he was cute and had a funny voice and whatever else kids like about cartoons (her love faded for a year but now she’s BACK into him). ANYWAY, did I mention that the year she was into Wow Wow Wubbzy I made … Continue Reading

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