I had a lot of fun tackling the "pumpkin spice" trend in my most recent food advice post aka my other blog Ask My Friend Maillard. So check it out and roast squash every day, hassle-free!
Pictured below is my new favorite gourd, the carnival squash. It tastes like a creamy but intense hybrid of butternut and pie pumpkin; so good. Read More
A crazy long list of links this week; if you make it to the end there are beer puns as a reward. Read More
Between the perfect weather and my allergies I haven't done many cooking experiments in the past week, but there is a fun shredded-meat-pie-as-lasagna thing that I will be adding to the menu soon.
What I DID do was get a new phone, so I spent this past weekend playing with the camera options -see cartoonized black eye peas below- and finally joined Instagram, you can follow me here. Read More
It was the week of tomatoes. The annual Washington Post reader recipe contest winners were published and there some good things. My family is currently of the opinion that if you're not making tomato water vinaigrette then you're eating August wrong! Lots of links this week, both fun and informative: Read More
This week, I finally finished testing for my second "Beat The Heat" blog post for Fredericksburg Parent. Look for a post in the next couple days!
After I'm done writing that up, I can almost guarantee I'll spend the rest of the weekend watching season 3 of Mind of A Chef, which will be added to Netflix tomorrow, especially if the weather doesn't change from the past two days. Read More