So, the 'primary' leapfrog goes between the reciever and the TV, then plugs into a phoneline. The 'secondary' leapfrog goes into the input of my bedroom TV, and into a phoneline. The phoneline is how they talk back and forth (into a very upper signal, so you don't tie up the phone line... like how DSL works), and viola, if I bring the TiVo remote into the bedroom, change to the input of the bedroom TV, I get the TiVo signal in there, and can do anything in the bedroom I did in the family room. Pretty nifty technology. The disadvantage is that you are manipulating the TiVo, so whatever you do in the bedroom happens in the family room. But if I'm playing the gamecube (not attached to the reciever, but straight into the family room TV), my wife can use the TiVo in the bedroom. Neato, eh?
I've become a "Good Eats"-a-holic. I've already made most of the recipes that Alton gives on the show, and I'm setup to do more. I can't wait to make the blueberry-plum no-pan pie when my wife goes out of town. If you just wanna learn the 'general' stuff, with the science in the background, give "Good Eats" (on the food network) a try. Also check the 'interview' archive, cause alton interviewed with