The title is a quote from Carl Sagan, and yes,
he's using the exteme definition of “scratch.”
But even using a less rigorous definition of the word “scratch” can
still require a bit of work, just as this BLT that Jared
Dunnohew made (link via Michael
Ruhlman via Jason Kottke).
Not only did he grow his own tomatoes and lettuce, baked the bread, made the
mayonnaise, but smoked his own bacon and even harvested his own
He must really like his BLT fresh …
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