Morbid Curiosity: Vegetable Yogurt Salad

I am housesitting for my parents this month and so I have access to my mom’s cookbooks. One of them is a Jell-O cookbook that I fondly remember from when I was growing up. I’m not very old, (Bite your lying tongue! Thirty is not that old!) and I figured that recipes from my childhood would be free from the sort of inexplicable combinations that I’ve grown used to seeing in cookbooks published in the early 1960s.  Read More Morbid Curiosity: Vegetable Yogurt Salad

We Try It: Greek Yogurt

So, I’ve been into plain yogurt for quite some time. A good friend of mine pretty much steered me in this direction when he returned from a foreign country several years ago and told me he couldn’t eat flavored yogurt anymore. After more than a year of plain-yogurt consumption, he found that the food-colored, artificially flavored kind so popular in the US tasted terrible to him. Read More We Try It: Greek Yogurt

Laziest Recipe Ever: Stovetop Mac N’ Cheese

I’m a proponent of cooking at home for financial, nutritional, and self-satisfactory reasons. However, we all have our lazy nights or weeks (or months?) when you just don’t feel up for cooking an elaborate meal. I’ve been sick and working a lot more at my non-superhero day job lately, so there’s been a precipitous drop in the quality and quantity of dishes I’ve been cooking for dinner. Read More Laziest Recipe Ever: Stovetop Mac N’ Cheese