Friday, April 09, 2010

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Post-pesach baking

Posted: 09 Apr 2010 04:50 PM PDT

I can't explain it but for the past three weeks, I really missed baking. Baking with Matzah meal isn't baking; it's too coarse. Potato starch and ground nuts make for a better baking experience, I think. (Though I made only thing using that combination and it wasn't really baking.) So it felt really good to get back to baking Challahs and cookies for Shabbos last night. Looks good too. I think. But I forgot the Shlissel Challah. Maybe one of these years I'll remember....

It's Nuke Fest Time!

Posted: 09 Apr 2010 09:38 AM PDT

I haven't done an Iran round-up for a while, but not much has changed. They are into events in the IRI:National Nuclear Festival has just started at Tehran's Milad Tower on Friday. Key state and military personalities, including President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are present at the ceremony. Among the guests are Head of the Atomic Energy rganization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi, members of the cabinet, the Guardian Council and the Parliament as well as a number of foreign diplomats and ambassadors. The festival began with playing of national anthem and recitation of verses from holy Quran. The president is said...

O's win, i text

Posted: 09 Apr 2010 02:25 AM PDT

At this point in last night's Orioles-Rays game: The Orioles' offense made sure the note remained high, piecing together a four-run sixth inning that would prove to be the difference-maker. Nick Markakis opened the inning with a single, and a hit-by-pitch and walk later, the Orioles loaded the bases for catcher Matt Wieters. The Rays countered with right-hander Grant Balfour, but Wieters won the matchup, delivering an RBI single to center to tie the score at 2. A wild pitch scored Miguel Tejada, and Garrett Atkins added a two-run single down the right-field line for his third consecutive game with...

He's just not that into you ... israel

Posted: 08 Apr 2010 11:04 PM PDT

At the same time that the Obama administration decided to make acity planning decision into an international incident, the Palestinian Authority was preparing to honor a vicious murdereress. Palestinian Media Watch has been exposing the Palestinian Authority's ongoing policy of glorifying terrorists and presenting them as role models. The PA has been focusing lately on terrorist Dalal Mughrabi, who committed the worst terror attack in Israel's history when she and other terrorists hijacked a bus in 1978, killing 37 Israelis. This week it was reported (though the PA denied it) that it was naming a street after the infamous "engineer,"...

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