Trying New Things Week: Spices and Worldly Goods

August 6, 2018

How good does this cauliflower steak look?

Spoiler alert: it tastes good too! The spice mix I used on it is new-to-me, and it’s the kick-off to a whole week of experiments. Read the rest of this entry »

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So Many Colorful Meals From One Farmers Market Outing

July 2, 2018

Check this out: Purple string beans!

Oh man, I love oddly-colored vegetables, so when I saw these at the farmer’s market, I was all in. I bought some purple ones, along with regular ol’ green beans and yellow beans, and steamed them for a meal last week.

And then tragedy struck. Read the rest of this entry »


Trying New Foods: Healthy Snacks Edition

November 16, 2017

I love trying new things, and while in Chicago I was able to try five new varieties of healthy snacks, all found in the snack aisle. I’m gonna cut to the chase and say that (spoiler alert!) all of them are delicious. Read the rest of this entry »


Trying New Foods: Chips and Sauce and a Beverage (But Not All At Once)

October 11, 2017

I’ve tried three new foods over the past couple weeks, and they’re all things you should keep your eye out for while shopping! Here we go: Read the rest of this entry »


Trying New Foods: Iceland Edition

October 4, 2017

I love trying new foods. During my recent half-day visit to Iceland, I bought myself two souvenirs, both Icelandic food items. And this should come as no surprise: I loved trying them!

The first was fjallagrasasȳróp – a syrup made from Iceland moss. Iceland moss (that’s what it’s actually called) is technically a Read the rest of this entry »