This … look, I’m a bit competitive about baking (but with myself, not others) and someone told me popcorn in cookies wouldn’t work. So, I said: wanna bet? Which is how I’ve found myself working on perfecting Chicago Mix Cookies this weekend. Which isn’t as easy as it sounds because there is a DELICATE balance between salt and sweet happening here. The idea of putting cheese in a cookie (yes, you
I don’t know if you know this, but pizza is the perfect food. Carbs. Cheese. Veggies. Protein. It’s got it all. If you’re from my neck of the wood (STL, REPRESENT) we eat pizza that is not only cut in squares and the crust is about the thinness of a saltine. I won’t get into what provel cheese is, but safe to say if you come and visit me and
I don’t eat a lot of grains that aren’t whole and complex, but there are a few things that get a pass: pasta from time to time (usually if I’m out, because even when I am home I pick whole grain, veggies, or chickpea noodles to eat), and coconut rice. If you’ve never had coconut rice, you’re missing one of the GREAT comfort foods to grace this world. It’s a
NOBODY PANIC BUT THANKSGIVING IS NEXT WEEK. No really, it is. I checked. Twice. There’s something that happens every year in November to my calendar skills; I lose a week. Every year. I always think I have ANOTHER WEEK before the best holiday ever. I’m still convinced that Thanksgiving isn’t next week even though I started this post out by telling you, me, and everyone else that it’s next week.