Posts tagged “Cooking”

What to do when you can’t work

I thought I would start the new year with a lovely walk to work and a nice quiet day in the office. But I woke up late this morning with that unique combination of trembly weakness and neck stiffness that portends a migraine. I wobbled into the kitchen, took a Relpax with my oatmeal, and […]

What I’ve Noticed: Really Long Edition

Between things like steep fines and jail time for the “crimes” of being poor and/or a person of color and being unable to get a job because of poor credit, it’s almost impossible to escape poverty in the US. Yesterday was the anniversary of Japan’s surrender in WWII. Still sucks to be a woman in […]

What I’ve Noticed

A beautiful post on hierarchies and judgement within marginalized communities. The Skeptic’s Book of Pooh-Pooh points out an awesome news story on the danger anti-vaxers create for children in their communities.  The anti-vaxers hypocrisy is also on display in their support of chemical castration for autistic boys. We can’t expect toxic products to stop coming […]

Pi(e) Day!

March 14th was Pi Day and the first day of spring break.  Of course, I had a party – only round food allowed!  I had lots and lots of leftover pumpkin in the freezer, so I decided to make some pumpkin pies.  I hadn’t made a pumpkin pie since I realized that dairy and eggs […]

Good dishes make me cook more

Why yes, I do get a little excited about a nice baking dish.  If it was mine, I’d be inspired to make this Artichoke, Potato, and Portobello Mushroom Casserole recipe.

Mom’s zucchini bread

You know those gigantic zucchini you get from your garden towards the end of the season when you already have more zucchini than you ever want to eat?  My mom used to make bread out of those and freeze the loaves for us to eat all winter.  The botany club garden had a few of […]


I saw this meme over at Seeds Aside and just couldn’t resist.  Here are the complicated rules: bold what you’ve eaten and strike out what you would never eat.  LIke Sciencewomen, I italicized it if it’s something I’ve cooked and/or grown.  There are still so many things to try!  Sadly, many of the things on […]