Tag Archives: Cooking

Snowzilla 2016 Musings: Is Michael Pollan’s Advice That Useful?

A few weeks ago, the Obama administration released its updated dietary guidelines. The guidelines directed Americans to consume more fiber and vegetables and reduce added sugar. I read many articles on the guidelines, and most of the articles concluded that the guidelines were … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: White Whole Wheat Flour

Our version of eating healthily is all about finding vegetable-loaded healthy recipes that we like just as much as their non-healthy counter-parts (creative, I know).* Basil pesto loaded down with a pound of parmesan cheese is phenomenal. But so is … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Spicy Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Salad Bowls

When it comes to eating, it’s hard to hit the fine line between being “stuffed” and “satisfied.” More often than not, my eating habits lean toward the former, as I tend to gorge upon a tasty meal as long as there’s more … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Candy Onions

This Thanksgiving, my grandfather arrived at the house bearing a surprise: a half bushel of delicious cameo apples and a bunch of candy onions straight from the Amish produce auction. After gorging all day Thursday, we took more than our fair … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Homemade Grilled Cheese

Suddenly it’s November, and temperatures are dropping all around the Northern Hemisphere. When the going gets cold, there’s nothing like a toasted, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth grilled cheese sandwich to warm your blood. This morning, as Carolyn and I awoke to a blustery … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Roasted Dijon Cabbage

St. Patrick’s Day is once again upon us. This year, it came with a gift: another snow day. (They keep getting more enjoyable and less plausible. I mean, it’s the middle of March!) So, since Carolyn and I had nothing … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Real Hot Chocolate

The thing that’s the best about going to a real home where real grown-ups live is, inevitably, the very full refrigerator and pantry. When I go home to Gap, there are always, always, always, gallons of milk, purple grapes, fresh … Continue reading

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The Power of an Orange

One day in my 8th grade CCD class, the teacher brought in oranges for each of us. As we cut them up, he led us on a tour through the anatomy of the orange. For a half hour, he eloquently … Continue reading

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What We’re Cooking: Whole Wheat Bread

When we first started this blog, we thought maybe we would write about cooking. As it turns out, though, there are a hundred million cooking blogs out there, and all of those bloggers cook (and photograph) a heck of a … Continue reading

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