Last week, we were tasked with eating local meat, which was admittedly easier for me than it was for my fiance. We had just one slip-up, and it involved free food we didn’t want to reject. Outside of that, all meat we ate was local. I noticed we ate more vegetables as a result, which […]
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Wow, we’re already through Week 2 of our 100 Days of Mini-Challenges. The days fly by!
A few weeks ago, I picked up a 5 pound supply of blueberries from the lovely people at Tree-Ripe. I have plans to turn most of the supply into jam in the next week or so, but until that time, I had to freeze them to keep them nice and tasty.
We are now officially into Week 2 of “100 Days of Mini-Pledges.” Like I said in an earlier blog, we moved some of the dates around a bit to best accommodate the peak growing season in Wisconsin, so this week, our challenge is to eat local.
It’s now a few days into August, and time to report on my progress with the July challenge. To recap, here were the rules we set up:
This month, we’ve committed to making as much food in our home as possible, and to ensure we do this, we have only allowed ourselves 9 cheat meals during the month. This means that we will be eating more meals made at home than the American or the French in July (the French eat about […]
Once in a while, you find out about a food trick that’s a total gamechanger. Food hacks have been showing up more frequently on websites like Buzzfeed, helping us all realize an easy trick that we should have found out years ago, much to our dismay.
Strawberry season is probably my favorite time of year, because I have no idea how anyone can get sick of strawberries. They’re delicious and versatile and a lot of fun to preserve.
Never thought I’d say I made hummus at 12:30 in the morning (at least not sober), but that’s what I did last night. Why did I do this? I’m embarking on a challenge this month.
The first time my mom ever bought me crumpets, I’m pretty sure I was going through an anglophile phase, which I’m pretty sure was brought on by the Spice Girls and that British shop in Door County we visited every year. I got candy there that was so sweet, it should have been illegal.