Kids are stubborn. Duh, right? I'm sure I'm not the only one who has tried to argue reason with an 8 year old and wound up wanting to just bang my head on the table. The amazing little humans can in one argument sound totally reasonable and come up with completely rational arguments and then … Continue reading The decision to become vegetarian or vegan
It turns out that while, yes, the classic pesto sauce we all think of is basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts and Parmesan, you can make many varieties of pesto. I mean, we all know this because we've seen them on various menus or in jars at the grocery store, but I hadn't really thought … Continue reading Pesto Experiments
Yes, the blog title sounds like a recipe. And the recipe can be found on my recipe page. However, penne with vodka sauce is more of a bonding experience with my daughter Katie. The first time I tried to make this dish was a total disaster. No one, not either of my daughters or their … Continue reading Penne with Vodka Sauce
So, we ended up with a free Hello Fresh order this last week. A former neighbor may have an error in updating his address. I contacted Hello Fresh and was told to enjoy. I've tried these services in the past, and while some of the recipes are good, and it's nice having someone just deliver … Continue reading Home Fresh
One of the more interesting challenges of dealing with picky eater children is that their tastes also change. And sometimes, they change like a see-saw, so it's hard to keep up. I mean, my Katie has changed from vegetarian to vegan to vegetarian to pescatarian to eating some meat but not all meats. I literally … Continue reading Change is a constant
Why is street food something I'm willing to break all the rules for? I'm a bit of a germiphobe when it comes to food. Like, I don't care if something was dropped on MY kitchen floor. I'll wipe that off and throw it on the plate and eat it. But I'm always leery of other … Continue reading Street Food
Some people believe there are certain seasons when you should eat certain foods. For example, soups and casseroles are typically thought of as foods good when it's cold outside. There are also people who think certain foods are for certain times of the day. The best example of this is that until recently, you could … Continue reading When is this food appropriate?