notes :: why i use an editor from the 1990's
- editor vs ide
- multiple files
- shell commands
- file searching
- random vim tips
- learning & tutorials
- wrap up
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double cooked tofu
notes :: steamed and fried goodness
one day i walked into an unfamiliar chinese restaurant and ordered szechuan tofu. the nice lady behind the counter asked me if i wanted it steamed, fried... or both. at that moment my mind was blown. and the idea of double cooked tofu was born. it’s a simple recipe for anyone new to cooking tofu. this article is meant to teach you how to cook tofu, not flavor it. tofu is known for taking on the tastes of whatever it’s cooked with. after cooking the tofu in this method you can coat or sauté it in a sauce of your choice, or eat it plain.
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vegan chocolate chip cookies
notes :: my delicious recipe
start with a small container of margarine
(like 7.5oz of promise or smart balance)
blend in some sugar.
i use about 1/3 brown sugar, 1/3 white sugar, and 1/2 a cup of confection [powdered] sugar.
you can also use 1 table spoon of honey and/or agave nectar.
stir until creamy.
add 1 tea spoon vanilla and stir.
(i like to mix 1/2 cup of whole wheat flour and 1+1/2 cup of white flour.)
if you used honey / agave nectar you'll need and extra 1/2 cup of flour.
add 1 tea spoon of salt.
add 1 tea spoon of baking soda.
add 1 tea spoon of baking powder.
you want the dough to be stiff not sticky. if necessary, add more flour...
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i hate winter driving
notes :: a list of reasons
one: it's so cold when you get in the car your hands stick to the icy wheel.
two: turning on the heater and it blowing cold air all over you
three: snow spinning in front of your window, hypnotizing you
four: slipping on black ice, sliding off the road, and getting stuck in a ditch
five: everyone else on the road suddenly forgets how to drive