Tim (littlebluedog) wrote,
Tim
littlebluedog

  • Mood:
  • Music:

what I learned today

When I was a kid, I learned that truffles are a kind of underground mushroom that are considered somewhat of a delicacy because of their rarity and flavor.

Having never actually eaten or even seen one, however, I had always assumed that the chocolate confections also known as truffles were, essentially, clods of fungus that had been flavored and/or covered with chocolate.

Well, they're not. :)

On a related note, I've always found that the manner in which one person imparts knowledge to another says a lot about him or her as a person. I am fortunate to be in the company of gracious (and culinarily knowledgeable) co-workers.
Subscribe

  • weekend, I Am Number Four

    Very silly. I'm not sure what I expected; I persuaded my friend Dave to see it with me today based on the trailer alone, which I saw some weeks…

  • bippity bop

    Incremental progress is still progress. Of course, when you have to describe it that way, it's nothing to get excited about. Talking, of course,…

  • birthday girl

    It was Nicole's birthday last Saturday, we celebrated with a few friends. Nic and I got to spend most of the afternoon together after she…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 8 comments