"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
Brilliant Cooking Advice
On cooking couscous, from About.com "reduce heat to lowest setting, cover and cook (no peeking!) until liquid is absorbed"
And how the heck can you tell the liquid has been absorbed without looking?