Month: February 2011

  • Mark Bittman’s Minimalist Recipes

    Mark Bittman, one of the New York Times‘ food writers, said his farewell to the times about a month ago now after a good solid 13 year run of teaching his readers to eat well, eat intelligently, be in touch with their food, and not to be afraid of it – to cook their own […]

  • Common Wine Questions, Answered!

    I know a lot of wine experts – both personally and indirectly thanks to the power of the Internet, and the vast majority of them are high enough on the ladder of their industry that it’s fair to assume that they know the basics about wine, wine flavors, and varietals. Usually the communities around them […]

  • Five (More) Tips for a Geeky (and Classy!) Valentine’s Day

    Here we are: another Valentine’s Day is right around the corner – I mean so close that it’s getting pretty difficult to get something shiny shipped in time for the event – and you’re stuck wondering what you should do for that special someone in your life. Well, last year I shared Five Tips for […]

  • The Classy Geek Guest Posts at Lifehacker!

    Last week I had the opportunity to do one of those things that’s a landmark as a writer, and really affirms your belief that deep down in there somewhere you actually know what you’re talking about: I had the opportunity to guest post at Lifehacker, one of the Web’s most popular blogs that’s chock full […]