Monthly Archives: January 2008

Feeding the Frenzied Shark Fans

So, why would anyone eat dinner at the San Jose Arena? I’ve been doing it for over 14 years, and, if the lines are any indication, so have a lot of other people. I started having dinner at the Arena … Continue reading

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Humane or fascist?

At a Farmer’s Market on Sunday, I was accosted by a nice lady from the Humane Society that wanted me to sign a petition to get an initiative on the ballot regarding living conditions for farm animals. I told her … Continue reading

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Food Review of the San Jose Arena

Aside from home, the place I eat most often, especially during hockey season, is the San Jose Arena, aka the Tank, or the HP Pavillion, or Compaq Pavillion or Center or HUGE ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITY or whatever else they are calling … Continue reading

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Food and Funerals

I have a friend, call him Bruce. Bruce’s father died a year ago, and instead of being buried, he was put in a mausoleum. This is called being encrypted. This led me to write a joke: “My friend’s father died, … Continue reading

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Interfacing with food and words and computers

WARNING I AM NOW IN WHINING MODE But really. Since when do writers have to get Web 2.0 computer skills? All I want to do is sell a bit of my writing . I thought all I needed for that … Continue reading

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A Vegan Marble Cake?

Onecakebaker is my handle because I have become obessed with making one cake, perfectly, and that is my mother-in-law’s marble cake. I tried, unsuccessfully, 9 times to bake her cake, until found out what I was doing something wrong, but … Continue reading

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It’s not a casserole, it’s cholent!

I often host the oneg (oneg means celebration, but because it is around 12:30 to me it means  lunch) at  my synagogue on Saturday. I belong to a is a small, independent, liberal congregation, and my favorite onegs to host … Continue reading

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