Review: The Dog and Duck Pub — Austin, Texas

This is how bad I’ve been off my Geek Girl game lastly.  Back in September — yes, September! — the Roommate and I went to Austin for the free museum day.  We went to the Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas and spent several hours there wandering around.  We realized that we had a…

Burns’ Night Feast: Chicken and Mushroom Pie, Kailkenny and Blueberry Tart

Tonight was a first.  After years of somewhat obsessing about the poet Robert Burns because of a Torchwood PBEM roleplaying game, I finally pulled out the stops (for a poor graduate student living at home with her roommate, dog and roommate’s cat) and cooked my first Burns’ Night dinner.  Now, I know that the traditional Burns’…

Today’s Wine: Barefoot Moscato

I’ve been slowly becoming more interested in wine over the years.  Before I turned twenty-one, I knew I liked Beringer White Zinfandel because it’s sweet (without being sickeningly so) and not overly dry.  No, it’s not dry at all, which I like.  Over the years, I’ve tried over a dozen wines, some that I adore and some…