tofu and cucumber salad

First Foray into Meal Kits

I’ve never enjoyed cooking…mainly because I don’t really know how to. The thought of cooking dinner for 30, 40 minutes after a day of work has never been appealing. Living in a studio with almost no kitchen counter space for 10 years didn’t help matters either. But, my current apartment does have some kitchen counter […]

Eastern Standard Provisions Co. pretzel

A Step Up from Superpretzels

Backstory: I grew up microwaving Superpretzel soft pretzels for a snack. I haven’t eaten them much as an adult, but once in a while I will get a hankering and bring some home. And if I need a little something at a concert or sporting event, I will often buy a soft pretzel. So, the […]

Ten Tables in Jamaica Plain

Ten Tables

It’s been two weeks since I started working remotely and trying to stay home as much as possible. It feels like two years. I hope you are all staying safe, social distancing, and disinfecting things like it was your full-time job. If you work for an essential business, THANK YOU. It’s not nearly enough, but […]

apple cranberry pie

Pi Day

As you know, Pi Day (3/14) was last Sunday. In light of, oh, the pandemic going on, I thought that some pie would be a good distraction for a few minutes. Just our luck, there’s a pie shop called Drive-By Pies a short drive from our apartment. We headed over around lunchtime. We got one […]

crockpot on kitchen counter

Cooking with a Crockpot

My mom gave me a crockpot a few years ago that she had never used. I finally got around to using it. One Sunday when we were planning to be home for hours, I pulled a random recipe for chicken and veggies off a website and away we went. I love the ease of it. […]