This Open Thread is not Ready for Summer to End

I can’t believe that August is almost over. Where did the summer go? Were my parents right when they said how much faster time passes when you’re an adult? First Brussels sprouts, and now time, what next? Read More This Open Thread is not Ready for Summer to End

“It tastes just like the real thing!” and other lies found on Pinterest

As I was scrolling through my Pinterest feed this morning, I came across a recipe for pancakes that uses only three ingredients: bananas, eggs, and cinnamon. And if you’re feeling daring, you can add a splash of vanilla extract. All of the pictures attached were fluffy, light, normal-looking pancakes like you’d get at our local diner.  Read More “It tastes just like the real thing!” and other lies found on Pinterest

We Try It: Blue Apron

You’ve probably come across the ads on Facebook or Pinterest, and thought, “Who needs to have meals prepped and sent to them?” The answer is: anyone who is sick of deciding what to make for dinner, despises the post-work trip to the grocery store, or has a habit of making way too much food for the number of people dining. I happen to fall into all of these categories. And when a friend asked if anyone wanted a free week trial of Blue Apron, I jumped on it. I mean, who doesn’t want free meals delivered to their front door? Read More We Try It: Blue Apron