Jan 13: Making a dinner I didn’t eat

I think we’ve already established that I ❤ my crockpot. Make a big batch that will last for days. That’s the food shelf way!

So today it was Moroccan Chicken with Apricots, Olives and Almonds. As usual, I didn’t follow the recipe and improvised my own… Continue reading


Stick this in your eyes and see if they feast


Cheesy taters

Jan. 11 – “Cheesy Quik Taters” from Schwan’s around 9pm. (Dipped in ranch.)

In retrospect, it would have been amusing to arrange the taters into a word or something for the picture, but I was too hungry and tired to think of that at the time. I ate late and alone because I had a 6pm hockey game (we won in a shootout), Continue reading

Farm share pickup day

Potatoes au gratin, broiled lamb, and carrots

Potatoes au gratin, broiled lamb, and carrots

They say that the way you conduct your life on the first day of the year is reflective of the rest of your year. The reason for eating hoppin’ John, or lentils and collards, or whatever your tradition, is to make food that looks like money. If that’s so, then I want my year to look like today. Continue reading