[kwlug-disc] OT: [About KWLUG] Invitation: Cooking for Geeks / Waterloo / Wednesday / 6pm

Bob Jonkman bjonkman at sobac.com
Sun Sep 19 00:00:52 EDT 2010

Last Monday, the bulk of the KWLUG after-meeting at Zeke's was spent 
exchanging recipes.  At our end of the table, anyway.  I suspect this is 
a welcome announcement for many of the members on this list.

I heard Jeff Potter on the Science Friday podcast a few weeks ago: 
http://www.sciencefriday.com/program/archives/201008062  Fascinating 
stuff.  Did you know that the self-cleaning cycle on an oven heats it to 
about 550C, which can cook a pizza in about 45 seconds?  But you have to 
destroy the door locking mechanism to get the pizza out.


On 10-09-18 07:41 PM, Paul Nijjar wrote:
> Richard and I could not decide whether this webform submission was too
> spammy for the list or not. It's definitely borderline, in my opinion,
> and I could have easily gone the other way.
> I guess I am forwarding it because it is the kind of item I might
> include at the bottom of a kwlug-announce post on request -- a local
> event intended for our demographic. But maybe that is a lousy
> criterion.
> - Paul
> ----- Forwarded message from paul at cookingforgeeks.com -----
> Subject: [About KWLUG] Invitation: Cooking for Geeks / Waterloo / Wednesday /
> 	6pm
> From: paul at cookingforgeeks.com
> Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 17:40:04 -0400
> Paul Schreiber sent a message using the contact form at
> http://kwlug.org/contact.
> Please extend this invitation to all KWLUG members:
> Jeff Potter (a Mac user) is the author of O’Reilly’s Cooking for
> Geeks:
> 	http://www.cookingforgeeks.com/
> 	I LOVE this book. It’s inspiring, invigorating, and damned fun to spend
> time
> 	inside the mind of ‘big picture’ cooking. I’m Hungry!
> 	—Adam Savage, co-host of Discovery Channel's MythBusters
> 	Cooking for Geeks, a new cookbook by Jeff Potter, is probably the
> 	best science-meets-the-kitchen book to come out. Ever.
> 	—Roxanne Webber, Chow.com reviewer
> He’s on a DIY book tour:
> 	http://www.cookingforgeeks.com/blog/posts/diy-book-tour-september-schedule/
> He will be in Waterloo next Wednesday, September 22, at 6pm.
> 	Math and Computer building (MC) Room 4045
> 	University of Waterloo
> 	200 University Avenue West
> 	Waterloo ON N2L 3G1
> Please come, and bring friends! Bring coworkers! Bring your mom!
> If you know of any foodie/tech/geek/science organizations, clubs or mailing
> lists, please invite them.
> Paul
> PS Here’s a poster you can print out
> https://www.dropbox.com/s/ugcqd74rajgz00o/cfg-poster-mulberry-uw.jpg
> ----- End forwarded message -----

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