Last summer, while toodling around on the internet looking for interesting ways to use up the plethora of fresh figs from my mom’s tree, I discovered that there is a book out there called The Flavor Bible, and that such a thing—a bible! of flavor!—exists. It is the kind of book I would like [...]
The other day I picked something off my butt that I thought was a tick. On further inspection, it turned out to be either a pimple or a piece of food. I’m not sure that either of these scenarios is better, actually, than it being a tick.
And now you are all thinking that Andy is [...]
Well, I finally figured out what the small orange bugs were that I’ve been squishing: leaf-footed stink bugs–and guess what? They totally destroyed my tomatoes. Several years back when I took a Plant Pathology course, insects were classified by their mouths/method of eating. For example, there were the piercing/sucking, and the rasping/chewing. These [...]
Me: Yeah, I don’t know if I’ll buy that hemp protein powder again. It made the smoothies sort of grainy.
Andy: Well what did you expect? You’re eating a fucking rope.
Y’all are not going to believe what we have in our neighborhood. No, really, I don’t think you would, so I took pictures of it.
A piglet! A piglet on a leash! And get this–it even wags its tail.
We hadn’t seen it in a long time and I started to worry that–well, you know–it [...]
In case you’re looking for that lasagna recipe for national lasagna day, it’s over here. Though since it’s summer, may I suggest swapping out the tomato sauce for fresh basil pesto, and layering it with roasted coins of zucchini? And maybe also some oven-dried tomatoes?
But I just have to say: National Lasagna Day? Really, America? [...]