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Nuova Simonelli Work

I’ve got to post. I keep saying tomorrow and now my [Sciral](http://www.sciral.com/consistency/) is deep in red. I don’t like being deep in red, so lets start something. I’ve decided to modify my espresso machine and to a _light_ extent at this time my grinder. Welcome to the innards of a Nuova Simonelli Oscar. The Sirai […]

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Functional but not yet finished

A friend and I were discussing homeownership yesterday and talking about how much it costs to really furnish a house for both functional and artistic value. It’s a helluva lot more than anyone ever thinks about in the short-term. Kitchen alone since I’ve moved in (4+ years ago) we put in: new appliances, 2k tile, […]

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Kitchen Remodeling (before)

Today our kitchen begins a reworking. We’ve decided to get a new countertop, replace the broken disposal, deeper more modern sink & faucet, as well as converting an old lazy susan into a shelved area. We worked the entire day sunday cleaning out the kitchen and refridgerator. Tuesday I have a GE repair person coming […]

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Dagoba Mocha, No Whip

I only have to say, you want this. You really really want this. -a

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Foodies, Tilapia Goat Cheese Risotto

Anyone who knows us knows we like food. It’s not really just us these days though. Jeff is a foodie, my step-father Ray is a foodie, my pops Rick I think to some degree has always had it in him. Good food is just.. good! Yesterday Robin and I made a great dinner. There was […]

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Next on the slate, Kitchen Work

Robin and I decided that our tax money this year should go to three things. Fix things that are broken, fix things that are about to break, continued savings. Kitchen work.. Disposal is broken, faucet is leaky and needs work, sprayer has never sprayed since owning the house. Laminent is 15 years or older and […]

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Zen and the way of Latte Art

I’ve been hacking at this for almost seven months and here’s what I’ve got to show for it. It all happens in a matter of two or three heartbeats, and there are no do-overs. I wish I could get across how much fun this is, it’s a scientific art. It’s something we should teach in […]

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