Yesterday I was re-reading and thinking about the manifesto I had written years ago for this blog, not so much as a mission statement, but rather as an aggressive statement of my position on food and all things associated with it. To summarize, I believe that for the most part, food shouldn’t be a matter of guilt and moral decisions (some ethical views may … Continue reading Ranty Opinions About Social Media, Bacon, and a Recipe for an Excellent Lentil and Cabbage Soup
Today’s post is going to be very different from most of the recipes in this blog in the sense that while it is easy in the sense of being uncomplicated, it takes a very long time to make. Bear with me and the soup, though – most of that time isn’t taking up any of your attention and effort, and the results are very, … Continue reading A Tale of Soups Gone by (and a Sort-of Recipe for Legendary, Warming but Really, Really Slow Autumn Soup)
Happy Tuesday, everyone! I was thinking to post about my chocolate mousse for the dubious occasion of Valentine’s Day, until I realized that 1. the mousse post would be late anyway, as it would be ready to photograph too late for anyone who’d want to make it for this specific Valentine’s day (I am not one of those food bloggers who makes food just to … Continue reading Insalata Di Caprese, and Then Some!
Some days simply call for comfort food. This morning dawned already damp and proceeded to rain, and rained all through lunch, at which point the weather improved all the way up to damp and grey sans the pouring rain. To add insult to injury, it is Monday and one of my best friends has just gone back to England after a weekend visit here. Gloomy. … Continue reading Comfort Food For A Rainy Day – Simple Potato Salad