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Griessnockerlsuppe

Another favorite Austrian recipe of mine is Griessnockerlsuppe, which means semolina dumpling soup. I’ve tried this recipe several times now and tweaked it to being just right. It only takes about 15 minutes to make and serves 4. Enjoy:

Dumplings (12):

1 cup + 2 tbsp semolina flour (Coarse is better, but anything works, really.)
1 whole egg
1 egg white
6 tbsp. soft butter
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp nutmeg

Broth:

2 cans or 16 oz. beef broth (chicken … Keep reading »

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Käsespätzle Recipe

Käsespätzle (or homemade egg noodles with cheese) is one of my all-time favorite Austrian/German recipes, and one of my favorites to make. Here’s my recipe!

You’ll want to start the caramelized onion topping first, as it takes the longest.

Caramelized Onions

1 tbsp butter (not margarine)
2 Onions (preferably sweet like Walla Walla, but others work fine too)
1/4 tsp salt

Melt butter in skillet over med-high heat. Stir in sliced onions until they’re covered, then cook for 10 minutes. Stir every 3 mins or so.

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What IS Awesome Toast?

A lot of people ask me, “Your domain is AwesomeToast… but what does that mean?”

This is often a very difficult question to answer, as the definition of awesome toast is complex and varied — only some of which actually relate to toast as it is commonly understood. That said, I believe the following video begins to scratch the surface and gives an effective (and mouth-watering) demonstration of the fundamentals of awesome toast. Watch as chef Daniel Humm creates the grilled … Keep reading »

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Patience Fail

Tried this today. Didn’t work. It was funny though.

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Iz can’t brain today. I haz the dumb.

There’s another version of this floating around the interwebz, but it didn’t quite do today justice so I made my own.

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Tactical Facepalm

Sometimes a regular facepalm just doesn’t cut it.

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Ripped-off!

Oooh! This has us mildly steamed:
http://indylaw.indiana.edu/programs/simulation/info.htm

So they totally ripped-off our annual counter-terrorism simulation. No big deal. Frankly, IndyLaw, we’re flattered. Even if you pretty much copied us on everything from your fake CNN site right down to what you named your live video feed.

But hey, it’s cool—until you allude that yours might be the first counter-terrorism simulation of its kind.

Not cool, IndyLaw. Not cool.

In any case, the real first-of-its-kind simulation (started … Keep reading »

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