Category: household hints

  • Head cheese

    Head cheese or brawn is a cold cut that originated in Europe and should have stayed there. A version pickled with vinegar is known as souse. Head cheese is not a cheese but a terrine or meat jelly made with flesh from the head of a calf or pig (sometimes a sheep or cow), and […]

  • Gordon Bacon of Pulse Canada

    Pulses are annual leguminous crops yielding between one and 12 grains or seeds of variable size, shape and colour within a pod, used for both food and feed.  The term “pulses” is limited to crops harvested solely for dry grain, thereby excluding crops harvested green for food, which are classified as vegetable crops, as well as […]

  • Ma mere l’oye

    Mother Goose has but one eye. My former teacher is heavy with child. The son of my sister lives in the city. He sells wind to buy eggplants for the inn. In the days before the fish developed thumbs.

  • My plea

    She came to voice my piano the odd Thursday until I run afowl of the Law. Two counts of aquascutum perpetrated in an alcoholic bikini.

  • Take an egg and pierce it with a sword

    Michael Maier [1568 –1622] Atalanta Fugiens Oppenheim: Johann Theodor de Bry, 1617 Alchemy web site