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Kitchen Lab: Shrinking Angels

Aww, yeah, we’re back, baby! I’ve got a working oven again, so I can once more bumble my way through random recipes on a whim. And because I can’t possibly make things easy for myself, I decided that the inaugural baking for the new oven would NOT be something simple …

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Kitchen Lab: Chi-rish Cupcakes That Did Not Bomb

Even while I was bartending, I thought the idea of a shot named the “Irish Car Bomb” was a little… rude. Offensive. Insensitive, at least. “Har har, all of these ingredients are Irish, and you drink the shot in a way that’s called a “bomb,” and those Irish folks are …

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Hot Cocoa to help Light the Night

Congratulations to the Skepchick teams for raising over $2,500 for Light the Night and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! I promised to create a warm non-alcoholic beverage in honor of this achievement. However, I’m so proud of you all that I decided to make two recipes, one with booze and …

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Kitchen Lab: Whiskers on Kittens

Bacon& Caramel& Marshmallows& Whiskey& Chocolate. OMG YES WHERE DO I SIGN UP? Right here, my friends! Let’s make whiskey brittle!* This one will take some time, because you need to let the layers of awesome goodness solidify before you add the next one. So set aside some time and collect …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 12.31

Gingerbread fossils. Frozen waterfall. Dark Knight bookcase. The spoken word, repeatedly played back and re-recorded in a room. Mashed potato snowmen. A food cart that prints chocolate things. TARDIS ring box and pendant. Jellyfish lamps. A clockwork caterpillar. New Year’s resolution statistics. (via Donna) Featured image via Wing It Vegan.

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Mad Quickies 9.24

So, faster than light travel might be possible after all, but you’d need a practical fusion reactor… …like this one but that’ll probably need… …high temperature superconductors like this. Stone age bees wax tooth filling Possible animation in cave paintings Scooter pizza cutter A cloud made from light bulbs Nautilus …

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Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 9.10

Science vs Art (via Bug Girl) TARDIS dice cup Mario marriage proposal Astronauts perform repair using a toothbrush Nixie tube Geiger counter Casting chocolate using brown sugar Graduated cylinder stemware

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