Cookbook Classics: The Art of Simple Food

When recipes became widely available and searchable online, it changed the way many of us cooked. No longer did we go to our trusted recipe files or our shelves full of cookbooks and decide what we were having for dinner. There were elements of both trust and experimentation in our old cooking libraries. Some days … Continue reading Cookbook Classics: The Art of Simple Food

Velvety Cauliflower Soup with Turmeric, Sunflower Seeds, and Truffle Oil

This summer was not kind to my waist line. Or to my hip line, ass line, and stomach line, for that matter. Packing and moving meant pizza and beer on many more nights than I'd care to admit. And if unpacking one spice bottle from twenty sheets of packing paper burned a lot of calories, … Continue reading Velvety Cauliflower Soup with Turmeric, Sunflower Seeds, and Truffle Oil

Fried Egg, Sriracha, Cream Cheese, and Spinach on Ciabatta

Two of my Facebook friends (and actual real life friends!) were virtually bantering back and forth about a sandwich a few months ago. I am uncertain if they made it up or got the idea from someone else, but as soon as I saw their pictures I knew I had to try it. (Who says … Continue reading Fried Egg, Sriracha, Cream Cheese, and Spinach on Ciabatta

The Mysteries of Women Explained to Men

We've been over the shopping related things, but it left me thinking that there is so much more to explain. So here goes. (I should add a similar disclaimer that these points are not written in my husband's likeness or anti-likeness. Girlfriends talk. So do sisters. And mothers and daughters. This is a combination of … Continue reading The Mysteries of Women Explained to Men