Sometimes I find myself super sensitive about my cooking. I need the chill out. I know this, but you can tell yourself to relax all you want, and it not work. This week, I've been feeling super sensitive. Part of it is probably just pandemic stress. We all have it, and it manifests in a … Continue reading Don’t Get Cranky, Get Cooking
Not ready to go out
Some people have been eagerly awaiting the chance to go out to eat and are flocking to restaurants offering outside dining. I am not one of them. The image is my current version of "eating out".
A recent blog I read and a lot of the arguing I see online and hear about on the news and radio recently got me thinking about what I miss since this pandemic started. We've been on lock-down for about 72 days now, so just over two months. We are more fortunate than many as … Continue reading What’s missing?
Just Call Me Farmer Jen
I am not a gardener and this is not a how to kind of blog on gardening. This is about how I ended up with a garden due to a pandemic.
WE HAVE THE MEATS!
We do a lot of vegetarian and vegan because we have daughters who eat those diets, but my husband and I love meat. We found a great deal on a lot of meat and it took over my day, but damn, it was fun!
Online Grocery Shopping is not the Same
This seems very trivial in light of all that is going on in the world, but I miss grocery shopping.
Saving My Bacon
When you're trying to only grocery shop every couple of weeks and you're also trying to be frugal, some things become very precious.
My Pantry is Not Your Pantry
We know. Everyone panicked over toilet paper and then yeast. Who knows what next week will be. But there are real differences in food availability.
This is not my usual writing. I debated even posting it once it was written. But it helped me get in touch with my feelings and maybe it'll help someone else.
Quarantine Week 5 – Keeping the Menu Interesting
As we continue our exciting quarantine life, I continue to journal my cooking adventures. I love to cook and this has only given me more of an excuse to focus on it and share it.