Category: Food

  • Milk and How to Use it… Yogurt, Cheese, and Labels: Oh, My!

    Milk and How to Use it… Yogurt, Cheese, and Labels: Oh, My!

    I have a few “rules” this week as I try to eat no commercially preserved, packaged, or processed foods, the foremost of which is DO NOT BECOME A HANGRY JERK, BETH. Greg and I learned through the joy of travel early in our relationship that there is no jackass jackassier than a hangry, exhausted jackass,…

  • It Looks Like Granola, But It’s Really Self-Care

    It Looks Like Granola, But It’s Really Self-Care

    The first step was to stop saying, “Stupid, stupid, STUPID, Beth. How could you be so STUPID?” to myself in the car on the way home from work. It didn’t matter, really, what I’d done during the day; I’d slide onto the cloth seats of my Pontiac in the late afternoon and berate myself, like…

  • On Eating and Life: I Know You Understand

    I’ve been a little radio silent around here for a bit. Mostly because I’ve been eating. Or thinking about eating. Or planning the eating. To be fair, this is the case for me All the Time. I like food. But in my defense at this particular time, my friend Maggie and I just held our…

  • Greg Thinks My Cooking Looks Like an Open Wound

    Greg thinks my cooking looks like an open wound.  “BETH?” he yelled from upstairs. “WHY DID YOU POST A PHOTO OF AN OPEN WOUND ON YOUR BLOG?” Listen; with a family our size, we have to yell from one floor to the other. Yes, our parents taught us not to hollar throughout the house because we…