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
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?
We locked down on March 16th, about 5 days before the Governor issued his Stay-at-Home order for our state. For 70 days, we did not order food for carry-out or delivery. I just could not wrap my head around the idea of the many hands that might touch the food and the containers before it … Continue reading Cracking the Door Open
I got into a few projects and totally failed to finish and post this blog, so week 8 will follow closely behind, and now we are done with it, too! The cooking started to slow down a bit this week. I decided to put my sourdough starter in the refrigerator so as to reduce my … Continue reading Quarantine Week 7 – Haven’t quit!
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 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!
I'm still trying to keep our meals varied and interesting in quarantine. Secretly, the cooking is the key to my sanity as well.
This seems very trivial in light of all that is going on in the world, but I miss grocery shopping.
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.