Dish-a-Day week in review

Last week, I began a cooking series called Dish A Day. The purpose is currently to post the meals I make on a given day with the hope that this incentive will hopefully get me to use up all the produce I garner from my CSA half-share. Also, I like the idea of cooking for … Continue reading

New surprises for a new week.

This Monday was Labor Day, the federal holiday to celebrate the nation’s workers, written into law after a particularly contentious labor strike in 1894, and a day in which Americans (in the U.S.) mark the end of the unofficial end summer with barbeques, picnics, parties, games, and other opportunities to enjoy the last vestiges of … Continue reading

Dish A Day: potato hash

I am a breakfast for lunch kind of gal. IHOP is my friend. So when I awoke on Tuesday about an hour after 12 noon and inspected the contents in my fridge, I decided that it was time to make use of the sliced potatoes Mom and I had boiled in the microwave on Sunday … Continue reading

Meatless barbecue at Rub BBQ.

BBQ. What else does one eat after watching a wronged immigrant named Machete slash his way through Mexico and southern Texas to expose drug dealers, crooked cops, murderous politicians, and the well-endowed figures of vigilantes and federal agents? After a random and mildly exhaustive search of menus posted on the windows of Chelsea eateries, Stace … Continue reading

The day I discovered powdered eggs…

… I was horrified. I had had no idea that these existed. And I realized that, judging by the taste of the “food” in my mouth, I had been eating powdered eggs since my elementary school days, and likely every time I walked into a fast food chain before I went and boycotted them starting … Continue reading

Expiration dates

I got trashed this weekend. Or, more accurately, some of my stuff got trashed. And all because my life appears to have hit the threshold for purposeful ignorance of the laws of life and death – expiration – as they relate to everything from food and cosmetics to career paths and life. Food Apparently, refrigerated … Continue reading