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Frozen Juice aka I Love Aldi

Sunday, May 10, 2015      4 comments

OK, 2nd round for making the juice. Thanks to Aldi who makes it possible with 99 cents Pineapples and celery. $2 Kale, 1.79 Spinach. Aldi allows me to continue with my juicing journey without going broke. Ingredients list: 14 lbs Carrots, 8... Read more

Coconut Milk Riddle: Solved

Sunday, May 03, 2015      8 comments

I've been wanting to make coconut milk from scratch for quite some time. At first I thought using the BlendTec blender would be the answer. But it's such a hassle that I never get around to do it, despite buying coconuts many times and had to th... Read more

Juicing Riddle: Solved

Sunday, April 26, 2015      5 comments

Over the decades I bought various juicers but never seem to be able to stick to it. I would use the new machine for a while, then like a lot of people, I'd quit. So how do I make the habit stick? I think the answer is to do a lot at once, then f... Read more

Superfoods: Project #1

Sunday, April 12, 2015      4 comments

So I've been wanting to do this for quite some time. How to go about combining brewer's yeast and wheat germ that I bought since last year? Likewise, I also bought Maca. What the heck do you do with that? Then an idea came when I read about the ... Read more

The Path to Almost Perfect Eggs

Sunday, March 22, 2015      4 comments

So I've noticed that my steel griddle has hot spots from the gas burners and it would brown the eggs. An ideal egg would be cooked white with no browning and a runny yolk. I got an idea of using aluminum sheets to help distribute the heat. Maybe... Read more

The Art of Parallel Tasking

Monday, March 09, 2015      3 comments

The last few months I've been working and observing the practicality and impact of parallel tasking. For example, when I cook something, not only I cook in bulk quantity, but if I had the DW, washer and dryer going at the same time, that makes ... Read more

Beet Juice, First Time Ever

Friday, February 13, 2015      4 comments

Sure, I've eaten plenty of freshly cooked beets, but have never done fresh juice with a juicer before. Since I put in so many carrots, it's hard to tell the differences with beets in there, but the color is much more vibrant and shall I say Red?... Read more

Meeting With The Boss

Thursday, February 05, 2015      6 comments

So I had a one-on-one meeting with the boss this morning. After work, it drawn on me that reading between the lines, the boss was telling me not to worry about job security. Of course, there is no guarantee in life. Maybe he has telegraphed thi... Read more

Purple Juice

Sunday, February 01, 2015      6 comments

So I've been interested in juicing for decades, but never stuck with it. Either it was too much hassle or I didn't know enough to appreciate what I was doing. Finally, I think I've found the right ingredients for juicing: purple cabbage and purp... Read more

Dumped The Gym Membership and Bought 3-carat Diamond Instead

Saturday, January 24, 2015      4 comments

The gym called twice. Sorry, No deal. You only called when you want money, but we never get called to come and work out. Since I only used the gym 29 times last year, I'm not spending money on that. Instead.... Now to the diamond. Not for v... Read more

Good Riddance with The Gym Membership - Cha Ching

Friday, January 09, 2015      5 comments

Last year I only used the gym 29 times for the yearly cost of $345. That's almost $12 per visit. Forget it. If I'm not going to use it, there's no point wasting the money. I'm w... Read more

Institutional Cooking at Home

Sunday, January 04, 2015      2 comments

I've been playing with mass cooking for a couple of years. Finally, it drawn on me that basically this is institutional cooking at home. If you want to have a half way decent food and lots of free time, then cooking in bulk is a must. Having f... Read more

7 Years of Bliss or Hell, U Pick

Tuesday, December 30, 2014      5 comments

Recently, I figured out that I was dead wrong in my calculation of how long I need to work before retirement. My 3 year goal was based largely on looking at life from the cup half empty point of view. There was fear of layoff and the idea of get... Read more

80 Days To New Year

Monday, October 13, 2014      4 comments

It's time to get all your ducks in a row. I'm working to get everything in place to launch my new 6-year plan on New Year. Let's go! And BTW, thanks ABBA for the wonderfu... Read more

Bring On The Superfood: Egg Yolks (in 30 days)

Monday, October 06, 2014      2 comments

Cholesterol is good for you. Your brain needs it and part of the brain is made of it. Here are a couple of links to dispel this myth and misinformation that we have been told over the decades: Chris Masterjohn: www.cholesterol... Read more

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