Posts from June 2012
Accidents happen. Sometimes you (or your fiance) are washing the dishes, and you break a glass. Woops. Sometimes you (or your fiance) try to walk right through a screen door. Ouch. Sometimes, when you're 3 years old, you are curious about the 5 gallon jug of canola oil mom keeps under the sink, and you knock it over to see what happens.
- Recipes, The Wisdom of Mom, Dessert
Our enormous veggie CSA delivery means that we often times are left with veggie odds and ends closing in on their time as acceptable foodstuffs. Pickling to the rescue! I am not talking about hipster canning, but of simple veggie pickling that allows you to extend the lives of veggies for a few weeks.
- Recipes, Ethnic Cuisine
Oh, the universe works in strange ways. I don't write much on this blog about my journey as an entrepreneur (I started a blog about that a long time ago, called Zest, very out of date, but still relevant concepts if you're interested in the topic), but if I did, my posts would be voluminous.
- Recipes, Change Happens One Day At A Time, Health is Wealth, Beverages
I was wasting two meals of the day. Sure, for dinner I always cook a vegetable, a protein and a small salad (no, you don't really cook salad...) - that's a pretty balanced meal. But for breakfast I usually have a cup of tea (zero nutritional value) and for lunch I usually have a sandwich with chips (must have chips - they are my big weakness alongside a sandwich.
- Recipes, Change Happens One Day At A Time, The Wisdom of Mom, Meatless Monday, Health is Wealth, Seasonal
Hypnotized by the giant tub of watermelons at TJ's doorstep, I lugged home my first melon of the summer on a recent particularly hot eve. I have a long standing love of various types of Mexican agua fresca (basically diluted fresh fruit juices), and I felt like I was up to the challenge of making my own.
- Tip of the Week, When Life Hands You..., Beverages, Seasonal
Editor's Note: Today’s post is contributed by guest blogger, Sarah, author of Snixy Kitchen. Sarah is a graduate student in California (yeah, Berkeley!) who cooks to keep herself sane while the prospect of writing a dissertation looms in the not-so-far-off distance.