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Morbid Curiosity

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 […]

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Morbid Curiosity

Morbid Curiosity: Beet and Horseradish Mold

In nature, a bright shade of red often screams, “Stop! Don’t eat me,  you fool!” But what kind of dull existence would it be if I listened to reason? No. When wild Beet and Horseradish Mold warns me with its brilliant hue, I scoff. Do your worst, I say!

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Food

The Best Summertime Dessert Ever

Last year, when we were on Weight Watchers, the Mister and I discovered that it is possible to make a delicious dessert that is 100% fat-free.  Not only that, but it is so good that your guests won’t feel like they are being punished by your desire to lose weight. 

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Open Thread

This Open Thread Has All The Answers

Actually, it doesn’t.  It just has the answers to last night’s Name That Slogan! and this:

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Morbid Curiosity

Morbid Curiosity Monday: Cola Salad

Earlier this week, a recipe purported to be the original secret recipe for Coca-Cola was revealed by the Chicago radio program This American Life. Coca-Cola has denied that this is their recipe, but who can resist the intrigue? Speaking of intriguing, I’m sure you’re dying to know what strange and wonderful foods can be made […]

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Pop Culture

Netflix and Nyquil: Streaming Through a Sick Day

The insidious power of the flu is not only that it makes one feel like crap, it can turn even the most high-functioning adult into a whimpering glob of Jell-o.   The only way I’ve found to prevent spending three to five days begging for mercy and comparing oneself to Job is a steady diet of […]