Saturday, September 6, 2008

Sound Check

Both in focus for a change... What a difference a bit of editing makes... The dvds released for Emmy review had an unedited 'rougher' soundtrack than the final show as aired. Its interesting to hear the difference; you get the 'real' sounds of breathing and items clinking, etc.

'UnPlugged' - unedited B&T scenes from TLW 5.06.


Friday, September 5, 2008

Toasty Fingers

Another 'TC' blogger, asked for recipes for her 'Blogiversary Bash'.
My cinnamon 'Toasty Fingers'!Voila, my 'Toasty Fingers' , easy treats to fit on a coffee saucer.
Ingredients : butter, cinnamon, sugar, and bread.
(bread, in slices about 1/2" thick, 1 to 2 cm)
* If the bread is soft (a slice bends when held horizontally)
dry slices a bit in the oven until they're not flimsy anymore

Trim the crusts off the bread.
Mix cinnamon into sugar in a 1 to 20 ratio, or to taste.
Put sugar mix into a wide flat dish, or pie pan.
Soften enough butter to butter both sides of each slice.

Butter both sides, and press each into the sugar mix until lightly coated. While its in the dish cut the slice into 'fingers' ~ 1" by 3". (2cm by 6cm) Tap excess sugar off, and put the 'fingers' in a non-stick frypan on medium.

When they brown to caramel color on one side, flip and do the other side. (2nd side goes quick!) Cool a bit on a plate and done!

* Amounts/times intentionally vague, since all breads are unique.
You'll know the right amounts after you finish the first slice.

Monday, September 1, 2008


'Flipping Out's Zoila

'Flipping Out' viewers knew that Zoila, the maid, hated the portrait Jeff gave her for her birthday. Can't say I blame her. What I wasn't aware of (Olympics lured me away from FO's last eps) was that Bravo put the offending art on their auction page (didn't know they had that either) so Zoila could sell it and use the cash to get what she really wanted - time away. And she'll be able to afford quite a trip with $10,ooo!* - Zoila's auction (link dead? go here)

Discussing Zoila's birthday... (2 min)[video]
*disclaimer on the site says she'll get the 'net' proceeds... hmm.
** catch up on missed eps on Bravo or here