Forbidden Rice

Who wouldn't want to try a food with the word "forbidden" in the name? I was perusing Thrive Market's rice options when I came upon forbidden rice. ...Which is a fancy name for black rice. It was called "forbidden rice" in ancient China because only emperors could afford to eat it. It has some different... Continue Reading →

Rosemary Tea and a German Pancake

Here are some recent kitchen adventures: I love the taste of rosemary, but I don't often purchase it. So when I had some left over after I bought some recently, I decided to make some rosemary tea. I read that the herb provides many health benefits, so even better! I boiled some water, threw in... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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