Jul 22, 2014
Now that white potatoes have been deemed Whole30 compliant [insert cartwheels of joy here], I thought I’d celebrate by sharing some of the reasons to love white potatoes. Here’s my list.
Jul 18, 2014
We are happily settling into our new home in White River Junction, Vermont, despite the fact that we have six pieces of IKEA furniture to put together and are surrounded by about 70 boxes (not an...
Jul 17, 2014
White potatoes are now Whole30 approved.
A cuppa joe. A wise-ass waitress. And a plate piled with over-medium eggs, crispy bacon, and a mound of crispy brown home fries — this is my ideal weekend...
Jul 3, 2014
THE TRUCK FROM GENTLE GIANT IS...
Jul 3, 2014
I just roasted a duck.
This would not be extraordinary except for the complicating fact that I was also packing boxes for our move. WHO ROASTS A DUCK IN THE MIDDLE OF PACKING?!
Other people eat...
Jul 2, 2014
In case you’ve been unlucky in life so far and are unfamiliar with the intoxicating flavor of chimichurri sauce, let me tell you about it. It originated in Argentina, and I’ll admit, it sounds...
Jul 2, 2014
In honor of our nation declaring its independence from England, I hereby declare my independence from Austin, Texas. The moving van is literally taking our stuff from our house in Austin on the Fourth of...
Jul 1, 2014
Although I’m a curmudgeon when it comes to hot weather, I’m not against all things summer. I like splashing in the pool. I love cooking on the grill and eating at a picnic table. And I like...
Jun 29, 2014
It’s officially summer in the U.S. That means potlucks and picnics — possibly with some of your favorite friends or family, or potentially with your annoying in-laws or even… the trickiest...
Jun 25, 2014
As we get closer to our move — 11 days and counting! Our one-way airline tickets for Sunday, July 6 are purchased! — it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to deal with keeping us well fed....
Jun 23, 2014
This giveaway is now closed — but you should still check out these awesome cookbooks!
This weekend, Dave and I sold a vanload of books, board games, DVDs, CDs, and LPs to Half-Price Books. I’m not...
Jun 20, 2014
My fitbit and I have been trying to get 10,000 steps (average) every day. Maybe you want to go for a walk, too!
10 Reasons to Take a Walk
1. It makes your heart stronger.
2. It lowers your risk of...
Jun 17, 2014
Confession #1: In the midst of purging our stuff and preparing for the movers and dealing with the disruption caused by a string of people tromping through our house (prospective buyers, inspector [and,...
Jun 10, 2014
Ask any self-taught food bloggers — including Dave and I — how they learned the basics of food photography, and they’re likely to say the book Plate to Pixel by photographer Helen Dujardin. Last...