Burned Out on Cooking — Thoughts and Strategies

Most of my posts are recipe oriented, but I've wanted to include topical posts as well as food-focused ones on the blog. Today's topic: getting tired of cooking all the time. Even when you love something -- reading, writing, kids, TV, social media, pets, exercise, chocolate (well, maybe not chocolate) -- you need a break … Continue reading Burned Out on Cooking — Thoughts and Strategies

Quick Summer Cooking Tip for Corn on the Cob (with a quick Corn Salad recipe!)

We've been hosting parties and dinners all weekend -- and it was a very good time! Today, though, is a quiet Sunday and I'm glad for that. Time to decompress and prepare for the week, but I want to take a minute to share a tip I found this weekend. Perhaps you already know it, … Continue reading Quick Summer Cooking Tip for Corn on the Cob (with a quick Corn Salad recipe!)

Review: Emilie Raffa’s Artisan Sourdough Made Simple

Do you have fantasies of baking deep brown, beautiful sourdough breads like you see on Instagram or in the baker's window? With this book, those fantasies can become reality. I've puttered with sourdough baking for about three years on and off. I started with King Arthur's starter and recipes... they were okay, but the starter … Continue reading Review: Emilie Raffa’s Artisan Sourdough Made Simple