Tag: my own ignorance

  • Cook for yourself

    Cook for yourself

    I like to cook for other people, don’t get me wrong. I made Thanksgiving dinner for my family yesterday and I couldn’t wait to see them enjoy it. Cooking for other people, however fun it can be, is not my passion. My passion is cooking for myself. That sounds selfish, but it’s true. Being able […]

  • Pickles and Pickling

    Pickles and Pickling

    I’ve mentioned before how I have more of a salt-tooth than a sweet one. There’s no better example of this than my childhood favorite: garlic cucumber deli pickles. The saltier, the more sour and garlicky, the better. Ask my mom, she’ll tell you that pickles were pretty much a food group in my diet as […]

  • Being Gluten-Free and the Benefits of Whole Grains

    To be honest, I, like many people, have often been confused by “gluten-free” labels on many products. For one, I had no idea what gluten was. Two, why would someone need to be free of it? I know several people who cannot eat gluten because of Celiac’s Disease, but the gluten-free labels on products these […]