Not only do you spend less time shopping, cooking and washing dishes when you serve leftovers, your family spends less time eating.
While my better half recovered from surgery a few years ago, I did most of the cooking. I learned something about myself during that time: I hate cooking. That is to say, I hate doing […]
There are questions absolutely guaranteed to cause trouble: “What else could go wrong?” “What does this do?” “Why don’t we invade Russia?” A few years ago, I planned to cook my wife a birthday dinner. […]
Too many cooks really do spoil the broth. If you have too many, would you send one to my house? Find more dubious advice in I Used to Think I Was Not That Bad and […]
I don’t like to cook. Yes, I sincerely mean it. Being in a partnership means I have my share of responsibility for our food. Frankly, I have about one miserable failure a month. I learned […]
In our house, my wife does a lot of the cooking… okay, most of the cooking… okay, all of it. I’d gladly do more. I don’t claim to be the world’s greatest culinary expert, but […]
Mexican Entree CHICKEN CHIPOTLE INGREDIENTS 1 medium onion 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 6 chicken breasts 1 cup crema Mexicana 1 tablespoon chipotle powder ¼ teaspoon pepper ½ teaspoon salt ⅓ cup chicken stock 1 […]
A recent fall nesting impulse found me mining beef stew recipes and sifting through an old Victorian secretary that sat in my living room. The secretary, chock-full of my mother’s personal correspondence, had stood undisturbed […]