In our neighborhood I can frequently get a pork shoulder on sale for a good price. One reason I have a large slow cooker, even though there are only two of us, is that the whole bone-in shoulder fits in it (I’ve had a few Awkward Experiences with a smaller pot, or a round one.) Continue reading
February. The bleary month… I’m looking out right now at a gray, rainy day.
The local groundhogs appear to agree with the rest of the East Coast that after a warm winter we shall have an early spring – I’m crossing my fingers and hoping that over-wintered greens will start coming in next month. Meanwhile, it’s time to use my freezer stash for a little brightness. Continue reading
This happened sort of by accident…
Rich had stopped at the supermarket on the way home to pick up milk. And he asked if I wanted anything else, and I said yes, mushrooms – I’m working on a recipe that calls for them. So then he called and said “Portobellos are on sale, do you want them instead of the plain white ones?” The last time I’d been in, I’d noticed crimini mushrooms labeled Baby Bellos, so I thought of them, and said sure. Then he came home and held up a bag that looked for all the world like a bag of bagels – and I gawped at him for a minute… and realized what had happened. (I am highly amused that Spellcheck is disputing “portobello” but not “gawped.”) Continue reading
When I started looking around the blog world – interacting with people in groups, reading other blogs, and so on – I was astonished by how few people seemed to be eating potatoes as a staple. Especially how few people who were gluten free ate them regularly.
Wow – this is really my hundredth What I Ate Wednesday post?
OK, it took me more than 2 years, I did not post every week. Pretty close, though. And I do want to get this going earlier in the day, for more people to see it. And… this is really my hundredth WIAW post?? Continue reading