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On Ryan’s Plate: Let’s Get Visual

January 18, 2012

If there’s one thing I tell my English students time and time again, it’s that reading is lame. Why read something like a nerd when you can look at a picture, like a cool person would? Now that Anna got Photoshop, I can make turn everything into a visual and never have to read again (plus, I can put Photoshop the dogs’ heads on the bodies of famous historical figures. Prepare to meet Napoleon Boneabark). Inspired by these visual recipes, I decided to create a visual recipe for Cooking Light’s Miso Chicken Recipe (but in a shocking twist worthy of M. Night Shaymalananan, the chicken has been replaced with salmon. Gasp!) So stop reading this, dweeb, and check out the recipe below.



14 Comments leave one →
  1. January 18, 2012 3:54 am

    Haha, you are having too much fun with your new toy! Now that’s a good way to teach people how to read a recipe! Dinner looks and sounds amazing!

  2. January 18, 2012 3:59 am

    oh photoshop =) so much fun awaits you guys! love the visual recipe!

  3. Kristi permalink
    January 18, 2012 4:37 am

    You make this tech writer proud.

  4. Cindy P. permalink
    January 18, 2012 5:46 am

    Welcome to my Google Reader, Ryan and Anna. Based on your literary – and pictoral (Ryan) – contributions to the information superhighway, I acknowledge your prowess. Please know that adding you to my Reader is basically tantamount to having achieved greatness. Kudos.

    (Also – hope you’re both well!)

  5. Cindy P. permalink
    January 18, 2012 5:48 am

    FYI – I completely meant to spell “pictorial” incorrectly. It’s my signature move.

  6. January 18, 2012 8:28 am

    I never was much for reading. This is a sweet post and the result looks yummy

  7. January 18, 2012 12:20 pm

    Haha! Perfect!

  8. January 18, 2012 1:42 pm

    Yes! Pictures! Love this.

  9. January 18, 2012 1:43 pm

    LOL – love this!

  10. January 18, 2012 4:29 pm

    This reminds me of the 5 ingredient recipes in men’s health mag. I like that magazine better than my husband because of it’s simplicity in the food section 🙂

  11. January 18, 2012 5:04 pm

    So very helpful! 😉 Great to hear from Ryan, as always!

  12. January 19, 2012 2:45 am

    I always love the Ryan posts.

  13. January 19, 2012 10:07 pm

    Haha, how fun! 🙂

  14. January 20, 2012 12:04 pm

    Mush easier! Thanks! I’ve always been a visual learner 🙂

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