Tag: food

  • Too Much Pizza

    If you saw the ads for Taco Town on SNL, this won’t be anything new to you. But if you didn’t, you might enjoy this over-the-top pizza ad (via vanderleun). (Sadly, the language in that ad is NSFW. It’s a shame that so many people lack the vocabulary, wit, and subtlety to express themselves without…

  • The Best Cheeseburger Ever

    There’s a story about the world-famous green chili cheeseburgers served by the Owl Bar, and I’m here to tell you, they’re not kidding. The best cheeseburgers evah. (Frankly, if you’re in New Mexico, Blake’s Lotaburger is pretty good, and here in California you can’t get a better cheeseburger without green chilis than the ones they…

  • I’m a Bean Burrito Kinda Guy

    In the movie “The Blind Side,” Mrs. Touhy objects to the word when Mr. Touhy remarks that the quesadilla saved their “asses.” The exchange might overshadow the salient point, which is that Taco Bell franchisees rejoiced about the sales that the mighty quesadilla would generate for them. Well, maybe they’ve found the next one: Taco…

  • Review: The Indian Slow Cooker

    For Valentine’s Day I was given a cookbook called the Indian Slow Cooker, by Anupy Singh. We’ve only eaten two things from it so far, but, wow! they were awesome. The first meal was Punjabi Curried Kidney Beans, and the second was Goan Black-Eyed Peas. Oh. My. goodness. Totally awesome.

  • Indian Cooking in Crock-Pot

    About once a quarter, Mrs. Accretion Disc is able to devote half a day to making some kind of Indian-food dish, and those days are awesome. Sadly, they only come once a quarter. But maybe that will change, now that someone has published a book on making Indian food in a crock-pot! The cover illustration…