This past weekend has reminded me of an important practice to do when you are shopping in the grocery store, especially in summer. You should always try to check your produce before you leave the store. I mean to check for mold and nasty spots. This is especially true for berries. I had to throw … Continue reading Check Your Produce
Let's be honest. Some food ideas sound amazing in theory but just aren't the greatest in practice. This is similar but not quite the same as my pancake failure. In that case, I was following a recipe created by someone else and not me throwing things together (for a recap, see Buying vs. Making Your … Continue reading Theoretical vs Reality Cooking
One of the most common theoretical life questions that I know of, in regards to food at least, is "If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be". Basically, people are trying to figure out what food you like the best, to the point you think that you … Continue reading One Food for the Rest of Your Life
Most people are aware that lasagna is made with lasagna noodles. The noodles give the dish its name. Lasagna noodles make lasagna and fettuccine noodles are used for fettuccine alfredo. I understand this. However, within the last couple of months I have made my own version of lasagna. Basically, I have removed the noodles and … Continue reading Lasagna?
As we get older, our bodies get more opinionated about food. Our sense of flavors and favorites expand and change. Unfortunately, the rest of our bodies also develop a distinctive opinion of certain foods. A lot of people know what I am referring to. This often is found with lactose intolerance or perhaps a strong … Continue reading Listening to your Body
I think that sometimes nothing is more annoying than when your regular grocery is rearranged. Mainly when you are shopping and want to be done as soon as possible to ensure that you don't overspend. This past weekend, I went shopping and the grocery store is still rearranging the produce section. They were doing this … Continue reading Grocery Store Rearranging
I have a thing for buying old recipe books and reading through them. I love reading the recipes and wondering why on earth some of them were created. One of the recipe books that I have is called Luchöw's which is based off the now gone restaurant. That restaurant was famous in New York City … Continue reading Old Recipe Books and Lost Restaurants