All aspects of culture are slaves of fashion, and cooking and by extension our relationship to food is no exception.
The day I left the hospital, holding my child made me physically ill. Read More
Shredded brussels sprouts are faster and more reliable than roasted, and they come together with sweet potatoes and, in a surprise twist, deli smoked turkey. Read More
People treat learning to cook like some kind of special skill, and the current foodie culture and idolization of chefs doesn’t do a lot to help that. But cooking is just a toolkit of basic techniques, and you can teach yourself these techniques by making just about anything, including box mac’n’cheese. Read More
This morning marked a major success when I made it downstairs with both of my children by myself. This is going to be an interesting year. Read More
I guess since I’m writing this, the answer is yes. Read More
This “Robin reads the internet” comes courtesy of a colleague of mine whose MO is promoting science with a slavish religiosity, which in my opinion leads to making loud arguments about complex social issues at the expense of those who are actually affected by them. The “breast is best” debate is his latest shout into the void, and while this article he shared isn’t incorrect, to my mind it misses the point. Read More