“There’s something to be said for small victories when they’re made out of chocolate.” ― Tessa Bailey

Today, I’m reviewing a chocolate bar that purports to embody the millennial generation. Its name is SweetRiot Pure 85% Dark Chocolate Deliciousness. Everybody say, “Hi, SweetRiot!” I rolled my eyes a little when I saw the cutesy description of their chocolate as divided into “peaces.” And I rolled them again when I read the following … Continue reading “There’s something to be said for small victories when they’re made out of chocolate.” ― Tessa Bailey

“The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” -Paul Cézanne

This week I received garlic, fennel, tomato, carrot, zucchini, red onions, cucumbers, parsley, basil, eggplant, and lettuce. My friend, observing the share, noted: “The fennel this week is quite awe-inspiring, truly the peacock of vegetables.” I love my friends. Let’s get to the cooking, shall we? Featured above: A light Sunday brunch of sauteed tomatoes … Continue reading “The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution.” -Paul Cézanne

“Cabbage: A vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head.” -Ambrose Bierce

For three weeks in July, I’m the fortunate beneficiary of a CSA vegetable share from Red Fire Farm in Granby, MA. While my friends P&R are out of town, they’ve challenged me to make use of their vegetables – and you know I love a challenge. This week I picked up a box brimming with … Continue reading “Cabbage: A vegetable about as large and wise as a man’s head.” -Ambrose Bierce

Insert terrible “gaucho” pun here: Bachelorette Se12Ep07 in haiku

I’m reunited with my best Bachelor buddy, Dara! Let’s do this! Chris Harrison shows up to let us know JoJo’s a strong woman, since this show can’t produce actual evidence of her independence. Alex gets the first one-on-one date, but can’t stop harping on how left- out he’s been feeling. Boy, do I hate the … Continue reading Insert terrible “gaucho” pun here: Bachelorette Se12Ep07 in haiku