I am cooking my way through the last few days of this year’s 30athome challenge. I gave myself a handful of passes – my birthday… those few days where I could not face another dirty dish – and I feel totally okay about that. I take the challenge as an opportunity to reset my cooking […]More
A couple of weeks into the new year and the first CSA pickup of 2020 looks like this: Feeling pretty great about how much I cooked this past week in spite of only swinging one home meal on Monday. Also trying to more clearly track where we eat leftovers (LO) so I can get a […]More
My starter is dead and I have to start all over again. Sigh.
I have been on a brag-worthy eat-at-home streak for the past few months, but my meal planning habits have been nothing to aspire to. This is creating a chain reaction: cook my latest whim -> head to the grocery store ’cause I don’t have everything I need -> repeat -> throw grocery budget out window. […]More
I decide to keep tracking all of our at-home meals after we wrapped the 30athome challenge in January. Every “X” added is deeply satisfying and every meal eaten out has felt like a well-deserved break. I have no real goals beyond the tracking for the year, but am stoked to see where we end up […]More
With 20 days of daily sourdough feedings under my belt, I am easing into this last stretch of February with clear intentions – a whole grain, refrigerated starter that only has to be fed once a week. My AP flour starter is there (far right)! It is active and doubling even at fridge temps without […]More
My second attempt at a sourdough starter is going MUCH better than the first batch. Its surface has itty bitty bubbles and there are huge bubbles underneath that come loose when you stir! My next step is finding a bread recipe to try (no knead? sandwich? rolls?) but in the meantime I thought I’d jot […]More