Scrambled Eggs – Variations on a theme

One of the things I hated about going Keto the first time was just how little variation my breakfasts became. Eggs and bacon, eggs and sausage, eggs and eggs and eggs… you can see where I’m going with this, right? I don’t like to think of myself as a...

Sunday Morning Coffee Musings – 12/31/17

So, a little story first. When I was married to my first husband, we owned a pair of LARGE coffee mugs. They were shaped like the beer steins you find in German restaurants (the everyday ones, not the fancy shaped ones) and they were covered in a red and...

Roast Chicken in the Instant Pot

My husband calls me a kitchen gadget queen, and he’s correct – I have owned just about every kitchen appliance and gadget out there.  From the electric Hot Dog maker to the Air Popper, I’ve bought, and subsequently given away, loads of useless gadgets taking up space in my kitchen....

When you open your eyes … (Originally published March 17, 2017)

I started this project to find out how to better serve people who are food insecure. I’m beginning to feel I may have bitten off more than I can chew. (haha) When I was 8 or 9, my parents purchased a house. My father spent that summer working diligently...

Playing Hunger Games (originally published March 18, 2017)

In a stunning turn of events this week, the President released his first proposed budget. Newly-elected Presidents generally propose what is called a “skinny” budget, which is to say it has broad brushstrokes of what the President wants to accomplish with his budget, but lacks the finer details of how...

Hello world!

Welcome to the new blog! I had decided if I’m going to ever be serious about being a food writer, I needed to actually do some writing on a consistent basis....