Weeks ago, during a bleary-eyed Internet surfing session before bed, I read something about recipes being too wordy. I wish I had bookmarked the site because it was just spot on. The article’s point was people lose intrinsic kitchen skills by having each step meticulously spelled out and itemized down to which teaspoon to use. It resonated … More No ‘beeting’ around the bush.
Today is Father’s Day, so be sure to go hug your dad/grandpa/uncle/stepdad/whatever father figure is in your life. Sorry if you have that George Michael song stuck in your head now, but understand I do too. To keep Dad happy we had steak for dinner. Steak: it’s man food. Along side the steak, I made … More First time try: lemon garlic broccolini
On Friday my office had a potluck lunch. I decided to bring a no mayonnaise potato salad. I had two reasons for my choice: 1) I have to drive 40 minutes to work and mayo goes funky quickly; and 2) I don’t like mayonnaise. Ergo, I give you my “no-ayo” potato salad. The potluck turned … More Potluck sans mayonnaise.
Wow, I am really shit at this blogging thing. My last post was in August, seriously? I’d say, “I promise to be better,” but that would be a lie. Instead I’m just going to say a noncommittal, “We should do this again sometime.” Vague but it has possibility. Moving on to the recipe. I really … More Classy cheesy, herbed potatoes
Hello fellow foodies! I’m calling myself out on the epic fail that is my adventures in food blogging. It would seem a simple concept: cook, shoot and write. Well, I have been cooking and dutifully taking my photos. I have three great meals saved on my camera, but that last step is just killin’ me … More Not your Momma’s green beans