Tag: cooking

I Hate Cooking: An Update, Podcast Interview, and Tips for the Unwilling Chef

I was recently interviewed for an episode of The Food Chain, a BBC World Service podcast. As you might imagine after reading this oldie but goodie post by yours truly, this particular episode featured people who don’t cook or don’t like to cook. You can listen or download it here. The irony at this point

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Don’t Be a Hero: Being OK with Being Average

When my depression started to lift after starting a much-needed prescription, I came to the scary realization that certain aspects of my personality and outlook on life were driven by that altered state of mind.  Or rather, those aspects were a part of who I was until I started tinkering with my neurochemistry. One of

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Parenting In a Hurry: Three Tips to Save You Time and Make Life Awesome

I volunteered to take Kriste’s weekly post today, because she had a schedule snafu, and why not?  Help a mom and blogger out, that’s what we’re all about. Only problem is that I’m a bit short on time myself.  Blogging during the middle of the workday is hard, because, you know, work.  But then, blogging

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A Kitchen Full of Judgment

  If you’ve kept up with my posts on here, you’re aware that I hate cooking, or at least that I hate the difficulty and stress that comes from having to cook for an entire family.  It’s more of a keeping-up-with-the-joneses thing — I always feel like my friends can make awesome gourmet meals when I’m

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Thrifty Thursday: Make Your Own Fortune Cookies

When I came across the recipe for making your own fortune cookies, well…let’s just say I was pretty excited! Whenever we order chinese food, my daughter loves to crack open the fortune cookies after we finish our meal and read the fortunes together. Not only is this Thrifty Thursday project fun to do with your kiddos (at pretty much any

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