What cooking taught me about life
I didn’t begin cooking from scratch until I hit my 30s. Prior to that it was a lot of arranging food or eating pre-made stuff. Turns out, I really enjoyed it, started a food blog, and now cook super often. It’s fun, but it’s been a little revealing when it comes to living life in general.
Cooking can actually be an analogy for life. That’s no revelation to most people, but it has been for me. Here are some cooking life lessons: what cooking taught me about life and happiness…
Holy shit, this single use appliance: The pizza box pizza oven!
In which I share with you this ridiculous single use appliances that I can’t believe exists, but I’m so glad that it does, and apparently it is awesome:
This pizza oven that is shaped like a pizza box!
Meat eaters and vegetarians CAN happily live together
When my meat eating husband asked me to move in with him his biggest anxiety wasn’t about splitting bills, or any of the other typical issues that new couples worry about. His major worry was about my vegetarianism, and how he could go about eating what he wanted to without upsetting me.
I’ve never made a big deal out of him eating meat. However, when he brings meat into our home, there are a few things I ask him to do to make me more comfortable with it…
Easy Instant Pot recipes for your new cooking obsession
We used our brand spanking new Instant Pot for the first time the other week, using a very easy first timer recipe. And now we’re hooked! It’s Megan-simple and quick. And now I want MORE easy Instant Pot recipes (bonus points for being healthy). So I put our a request on Facebook, and got these responses. (And then I want to hear yours!)…
9 kitchen products you didn’t know existed, but could change your life!
I might have been shopping for something really boring on Amazon — so boring I don’t even remember what it was. But whatever it was lead me down a rabbit hole of single-use kitchen products that I had no idea existed, but one of them changed my life.
You might not even know that some of these exist either, and one of them could change your life!
Perfect travel-friendly lamb and beef gyro burritos
These gyro burritos are the perfect take-along meal to bring with you when you are camping or hiking. You can make them ahead of time and store them in your cooler, or pack the ingredients separately and assemble them when you’re ready to eat!
Food that FEELS good vs food that just tastes good
As you may have heard, last year I got divorced. One of the big shifts I dealt with after the split was adapting to solo food preparation duties… and in fact, completely relearning my relationship with hunger, food, and nourishing myself.
A big part of this shift was relearning how food feels in my body…
Use these salt substitutes to keep your low-salt foods flavorful
The overwhelming consensus was that once you stop using salt, after a while you get used to it and stop missing salt. But there are also a lot of great salt substitute suggestions…