Taking on the Scary Recipes

I’m an avid cook.  So many people say, “I don’t like to cook,” or “I can’t cook,” and a lot of bloggers and comedians have used this as a point of connection with their readers, but…I’m kinda a freak, I guess.  I like to cook, I like salad and I like working out.  I recognize […]

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Drink Up

My go to drink of choice is a Bloody Mary.  Aside from just liking the taste, I think something about it fits my personality – a little spicy, pretty healthy, enough kick to keep things interesting and probably an acquired taste. That being said, it’s easy to screw up a Bloody Mary.  If you make […]

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Water

Several weeks ago I started having severe dry-eye issues.  Not one to immediately run to the doctor before I’ve tried to fix it myself, I decided to narrow down the cause in a scientific-ish manner, by changing a single factor that might be contributing at a time.  If changing that factor proved to make no […]

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Vegetarian Cooking for Carnivores

I started checking out vegetarian cookbooks out of the local library about two years ago, on the principle that if anyone could make vegetables taste good, it had to be the people who’d decided to eat them all the time.  I went to the straight vegetarian cookbooks (and, by extension, the library) because I feel […]

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Home Remedies

Yesterday was my birthday and in practice with September 8th being a very bad day for me, I caught a cold.  I was forced to cancel my birthday plans and spent the evening watching The Muppet Show and sniffling. Within two seconds of me mentioning I didn’t feel well, mom was already plying me with Airborne.  I […]

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Brown Bag Breakfast

This started out as a topic in 642 Things to Write About by the San Francisco Writers’ Grotto called: ‘What you ate for breakfast.”   I eat breakfast at home, at a real table, in a kitchen twice a week – Saturday and Sunday.  The other five days I eat breakfast at a desk, usually in front […]

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