The tightening of my jeans tells me I definitely ate during the winter, but, as has happened many a time before, I’ve neglected to write about it. I admire food bloggers who make this their living, and grace the Internet with beautiful photography and mouthwatering recipes. I am not, and likely never will be, that … More Turkey Lettuce Wraps & other things I’ve been eating.
Last weekend I picked up some fresh cut peonies at my local grocery store. Sitting on my kitchen window sill, they look gorgeous in my white enamel water pitcher. During the week, I’ve lost a few blooms. I come home and they’ve dropped their petals, usually all over the floor. Still, didn’t mind cleaning up … More Peonies & Rainbow Chard.
We’re getting a serious dose of autumn today in Ohio. The high isn’t expected to get out of the mid 50s. Ergo something warm and comforting: vegetarian Thai red curry. This is just kind of a riff on the recipe that’s listed on the red curry paste label. Mix and match whatever veggies you prefer. … More Veggie Thai red curry.
Ever add a bag of rice to a can of soup to make a quick meal? Then you’ve made Souper Rice. Growing up, my mom called it Soupy Rice but when I got to college my roommate called it Souper Rice, which sounds more like something a food-centric superhero would cook. Sorry, Mom, you lost … More Mushroom gravy with rice, or Souper Rice.
I’m back. Gosh, once again it’s been an unforgivably long time since I’ve posted. But I’ve good reason: I moved! On my own once again…YES! Though I enjoyed being at my parents’ house, I was more than ready to be back in my own place. And it happened before my 25th birthday, so I kept … More Squash & Turkey Shepherd’s Pie
On three sides of my house, herbs grow wildly. To the east, a swath of spearmint runs the length of the garage. To the west, stalks of sage cluster around the chimney and tarragon plants crawl along the flower bed. To the south, three varieties of rosemary have grown twisted together, forming a spiny, fragrant … More Herbaceous Part 1: Fistful of Sage
Sunday nights should be easy. You’re in the process winding down from the weekend high and preparing to step into that maddening day called Monday. Sunday nights require less stress. Enter kebabs, which—aside from being fun to say—take little effort and make delicious eats. Traditionally featuring bite-sized pieces of veg, protein and fruit speared on … More Some assembly required.
So it’s winter. I’ve missed sharing Thanksgiving, Christmas and even New Years with the blogging world. But, to be fair, there’s already a glut of holiday blog posting. My silence was just a lovely respite from people sharing their traditional indulgences. OK, lame excuse. I was busy. I started a job in November. I moved … More Lasagna and changes.
Hello blogging world. I’m back for real this time. What have you been doing? I’m glad you asked. First, I graduated from Ohio University. After four years of higher education, incubated in the world of Nellie Bly, Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite I’ve been shoved—granted, with a lavish ceremony—out on my butt by the … More Summer work and lasagna