To me, summer is synonymous with salads. And just as I think of bread as an excuse to eat mayonnaise, I think of salad as an excuse to eat avocado. I love avocado, but I am less than enthusiastic about slicing it.I know how to strike the pit with a knife blade to extract the pit from the fruit, but when I try to slice the avocado, I wind up making a mess of everything. Which is fine if the goal is guacamole, but less attractive atop my salads and burgers.
At least once a week, I pull my wooden rolling pin out of the drawer and use it to roll out dough. Then I have to wash it. And I really hate that, because it reminds me every week that I want a new plastic rolling pin. The wooden one warps over time, and it's just plain hard to clean. It's not really supposed to go in the dishwasher, and I guess I really wasn't supposed to soak it in the sink overnight either.
COPPA, which became law in 1998, requires verifiable parental consent before a child under 13 can provide personally identifiable information to a Web site that caters to children. Expanding the law to cover teens till they're 18, according to the report, would "require Web sites to obtain more information about both minors and their parents, which runs … Read more
I've never understood why there's such a big price difference between potatoes and those bags of frozen french fries in the freezer aisle. Frozen fries are the same thing as plain potatoes--they've just been sliced and frozen. But why can you get 10 pounds of potatoes for about the same price as one pound of french fries? Rather than worry too much about it, I've started making my own french fries at home. All you need is a vegetable cutter to help crank out the cut potatoes and a pan full of hot oil.
No, I'm not talking about running laps or playing dodgeball...although a dodgeball challenge of white-hat vs. black-hat SEOers is certainly something to get the adrenaline pumping. The PE here is progressive enhancement, the better looking sibling of graceful degradation.
Let's start with some basics...using neither of these means that … Read more