I'm officially done with my cooking break! I still have my husband help out with things like getting the instant pot from its storage place on top of our fridge to the counter and anything else that involves heavy lifting, but I'm back. That said, we started this week with take-out. We were really craving … Continue reading Food Library Week 95 (1/20-1/26)
Month: February 2022
Food Diary Week 94 (1/13-1/19)
This was my second week of my mini-break from cooking. We did a lot of leftovers and a lot of take out again. Okay, it was not a lot of take-out, but more often than I prefer. Like, I know what I put in my food and where the foods come from for the most … Continue reading Food Diary Week 94 (1/13-1/19)
We have Shrimp!
So several weeks ago, I decided I wanted to make paella. My husband and I drove all over Chicago looking for wild gulf caught shrimp. Seriously. We hit like 6 different places. Ultimately, we found them at Whole Foods. We also found Key West shrimp, which we ultimately bought because they were the size we … Continue reading We have Shrimp!
Food Diary Week 93 (1/6-1/12)
So, I went on a "break" from cooking at the beginning of 2022. No, this was not a much needed break from meal planning and preparation. My shoulder was injured and I needed to not be standing in my kitchen, chopping, stirring, mashing, and picking up all manners of heavy appliances and such. So the … Continue reading Food Diary Week 93 (1/6-1/12)