A Very Nerdy Hallowe’en

A Very Nerdy Hallowe’en

Hallowe’en is a very exciting time over at the Nerds residence. You see, one of us (EMILY) not only grew up on horror movies but also, you know, HAS HER BIRTHDAY on October 31st, and the other one of us (MATT) has a fondness for Edward Gorey and M R James, and...
Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

Our recipe for chocolate chip cookies comes with a bit of history, a Cookie Monster / Tom Waits mashup, and our usual nerdy tips for the tastiest cookies. Cookies! Who DOESN’T love them? The churlish people, that’s who, you know the ones I mean....
Nerds with Knives: Year One!

Nerds with Knives: Year One!

  Well, well, well. And they* said it wouldn’t last. (*Me, I said that. It was me.) I’m so very happy to be wrong! It’s been a full year of Nerds with Knives (actually a bit more than a year but what is this “time” concept...
Bread.

Bread.

  The first thing that every schoolchild learns about King Alfred is that he burned some loaves. The history books clearly could not come to an agreement on what Alfred actually looked like, but they all agreed that he was a big old loaf-burner. The schoolchild later,...