Recipe Riff: Avocado, Black Bean and Charred Tomato Bowl from Cooking Light

In my "Recipe Repair" posts, I try to correct badly explained processes, instructions, or all out mistakes to make a recipe better. The instructions, etc for this recipe were fine (though I did change them), but this is more of a "riff" on the basic recipes, as I have changed the ingredients to make it … Continue reading Recipe Riff: Avocado, Black Bean and Charred Tomato Bowl from Cooking Light

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