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News: Now Cooking for Two

Out of the frying pan into divorce court goes famous UK chef Heston Blumenthal. HuffPo is reporting (or is that linking to reports) Blumenthal left his wife of 22 years for a Nigella Lawson knockoff notably known for her single’s only cookbook, The Pleasure is All Mine. Currently ranking at #103,906  on Amazon, Suzanne Pirret is being referred to … Continue reading

Good Cookbooks Are Like Good Porn

“It is a matter of physics, a scientific fact that the human body reacts in very similar ways when anticipating food and sex. Capillaries swell, lips and membranes become engorged, saliva thickens and the pulse rises. It’s no accident that the two pleasures have become… confused.”— Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations, Food Porn special Two weekends ago, I … Continue reading

News: Whole F*&K (You)

We’ve all been there. Working for bosses and companies that suck the last of our patience. Sometimes it’s us and our own baggage mixed in with the bullstuff.  And sometimes it’s totally on them. Either way, I can bet that anyone who’s quit or been fired would love to have the last blast say.  And … Continue reading

News: Afterbirth- It’s New White Meat.

When did baby showers become mundane and passé? Lisa Fortin is one of the rare people who makes a living by cooking, but never actually tastes what’s in her pot. That’s because Fortin, the founder of Placenta Healing Arts in Brooklyn, is part of a small, but growing profession that cooks placentas for new moms and … Continue reading

Time Management +Global Warming= Sunny Side Up Eggs?

This week has been hotter than the Devil’s snot. Not that I’m really going to complain when I think about Snowmageddon 2011 earlier this year. While I’ve been sweating more than a crackhead at a church revival in my house, I came across this interesting little piece by Southtown Star columnist Donna Vickroy. She attempts to cook an … Continue reading

News: Woman Tries To Sell Her Baby At Taco Bell For $500

If Rupert Murdoch really wanted to make people happy, he’d create a newspaper that just reported on the weird shit that people do and cooking.  In today’s news, a Vancouver, Washington woman has been accused of offering to sell her 3-day-old son at a southwest Washington Taco Bell. The “Think outside the bun” slogan takes … Continue reading

Stuff I Threw Together (SITT) #1

Spinach and Hard-boiled egg Quiché with Oat/Spelt crust. Filling  1 c of cooked spinach 1/2 mushrooms, chopped 2 hard-boiled eggs 1/2 an onion 1/8 c of swiss cheese 1/2 cup of heavy cream 1 egg Crust 1/2 c oat flour 1/2 c spelt flour 125 g of butter, Crisco or veggie spread Pinch of salt … Continue reading

Fun Finds: Tupperware Round Spaghetti Dispenser Container

“And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.” —-1 John 5:15 ESV A few weeks back, thinking about my mom as I was cleaning and organizing my kitchen, I remembered how much Tupperware she had accumulated during my grade-school years. I have … Continue reading

News: Grasshoppers Do a Body Good!

    Kampala, Uganda (CNN) — In Uganda, where grasshoppers are regarded as a delicious seasonal snack, the appetite for the crispy critters has created a booming informal trade that has turned some trappers into wealthy men. So when I read this lil’ positivity, I thought about the ending of “Coming To America.” Cleo: He got his … Continue reading

Eat and Be Merry (or at least be a happy glutton).

“So I recommend having fun, because there is nothing better for people in this world than to eat, drink and enjoy life…But remember that youth, with a whole life before you, is meaningless.” ~ ~ ~Ecclesiastes 8:15, 11:10 With 8 months to go before I turn then big 4-0, I’ve felt this deep urge to … Continue reading

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