Behold!

I give you the greatest thing since sliced bread: pre-cut butternut squash. You know what I hate about butternut squash? Well, actually, I hate the taste. But I think I might actually LIKE cooking with it if I didn’t have to attempt to cut it up. I mean, really, have you tried that? It should…

Pumpkin. F-ing. Spice. Latte.

One of the great joys in my life is giving my boss shit for openly admitting to liking Pumpkin Spice Lattes. With whipped cream. Oh, I usually buy one for myself each season, but as soon as I taste it I’m reminded of how over-sweet they are. But, being in a particularly autumnal mood this…

Prototype chicken stock

One of the things I’m learning in my class is the concept of the prototype – don’t wait till everything’s perfect, prototype. Get something out there now, get feedback, respond, next prototype. I’m taking that to heart with today’s chicken stock. I make chicken stock quite a bit, and it’s always different. There’s never been…

Chicken soup

Sometimes you just have to have chicken soup. I spent all of last night up with a nine year old who was throwing up every 1-2 hours. He’s better today, but I’m freakin exhausted. So chicken soup it is. I discovered a year or so ago just how stupidly easy it is to make chicken…

To start with

Let’s just agree to banish the psuedo-word  “foodie”, shall we? It’s pretentious as all hell. (And this coming from someone who is frequently accused of being pretentious) If you are pathetic enough to refer to yourself with this moniker (which, unfortunately, I’ve actually heard people do), you should probably know that we, that is all…