Festive Couscous

For you to really be on board with this being actually festive couscous instead of just regular old normal couscous, you have to be on board with the idea that cranberries are festive. I mean, minus cranberry juice (great for UTIs and vodka mixed drinks!), cranberries seem to only be truly incorporated into meals during the so-called holiday months, which, not-coincidentally, are a time of festivity. Ergo, adding cranberries to a couscous dish makes it feel instantly festive (the logic is sound, but the assumptions are dubious, I know). Continue reading Festive Couscous

Fancy Vaguely Mediterranean-Inspired Couscous Salad

I had a potluck to go to last week and I needed to bring something fancy. I also needed to spend some time reading free e-books about spies and intrigue, though, so I had to balance out the fancy aspect with the time-saving aspect. Fortunately, salad is both fancy and quick. Continue reading Fancy Vaguely Mediterranean-Inspired Couscous Salad

Lazy Meals: I Am Really Lazy and It Being Friday Just Makes Me Lazier

We all have days when we’re lazy with our food. At least that’s what I tell myself when it’s 7 p.m. on a Friday and I am tired and grouchy and desperate to make a meal that takes almost no work, skill, or imagination. Continue reading Lazy Meals: I Am Really Lazy and It Being Friday Just Makes Me Lazier