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Back to the Pot - and Oatmeal
Monday, October 07, 2019      15 comments

Welp... This post took a lot longer to come together than I expected. I've neglected writing anything for a while but, tonight, as I was preparing breakfast for the week, I figured I could write about one of my favorite weekday morning brea... Read more
Cast Iron - It Ain't Your Grandma's Cookware. Oh wait, it is…
Thursday, August 29, 2019      11 comments

Quick piece of background on me - I want to tell you that I am in my mid 20s and am on SparkPeople primarily to maintain my 175 pound physique. That's what I *want* to tell you. Truth is, I am 50 and have spent the better part of 25 years worki... Read more
My Year and a Half as a Pot Head
Friday, August 16, 2019      14 comments

No, not *that* kind of pot… an Instant Pot­® (Look, I am not above using clickbait to draw a reader in - if this bothers you, I won't be offended if you simply scroll to the bottom and leave a "LOL" comment just to get your daily SparkPoint... Read more
Falling in Love... With My Sous Vide Circulator
Thursday, August 15, 2019      9 comments

I've been wanting one of these things for a few years now. I remember the first model that was "readily available" for the home market (having been used in restaurant kitchens for years). It was "only" $1200. Considering that that is my grocery ... Read more
I Love Food… That's Why I Hate It
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      8 comments

Good ol' Homer J. Simpson got it right when he claimed that alcohol was both the cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems. For me, how... Read more