PSA: Cranberry Sauce and Politics

Thanksgiving is rapidly closing in on us. It’s time to start getting ready. Think about staling the bread cubes, brining the turkey, and, of course, making the cranberry sauce. Cranberry sauce is one of those foods that gets better as it sits in the fridge for a few days. Whether you use the recipe on…

PSA: Start Defrosting your Turkey

Hello faithful readers! A few years ago, I was still using frozen turkeys for the main dish of Thanksgiving. They’re super cheap, still delicious, and Butterball makes it hard to screw up a bird beyond recognition. However, I wasn’t the amazing home chef I am today. Sure, I could turn out good food with or…

I Too, am an Oxygen Enthusiast

Can we talk for a moment about how much I hate the word “foodie”? Last spring I encountered the phrase “food cognoscenti” – which gets a point for not being the base of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and then immediately loses ten for being so obnoxiously pretentious. As far as I could figure out it…