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Coming Up

on Sat, 04/25/2009 - 10:30

Stay tuned for "Garlic the Great" and "Fancy Ice"...

Fancy Ice for the Summer!

on Mon, 04/27/2009 - 08:30

Summer is getting closer though you wouldn't know it from the freezing weather one day to the weirdly warm the next here in Chicago. In any case, we must begin preparing by making lots of trays of ice with fun things in them! Yesterday I made ice with

Ode to the Pig and its Truffle

on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 03:30

In light of the recent swine mania that is seemingly sweeping across the planet, I thought I'd do a little PR on behalf of pigs.

The Taste of Medicine

on Thu, 04/30/2009 - 03:30

I wanted to share a little treasure with all of you, it's a caricature by the well known Honoré Daumier, who was an artist in the mid 1800's in France that often drew caricatures with political commentary. This one in particular is from a book with Daumier's paintings and caricatures about doctors and medicine. It is a woman taking her poor tasting medicine.