slake

"1. to allay thirst by satisfying 2. to make less active, vigourous, intense, etc. 3. to cause disintegration by treatment with water" - dictionary.com That's slake for you. For some reason I thought that would be appropriate for this post, which is all about watermelon, which we're all very familiar with. Most of the time… Continue reading slake

Caught

Like everyone, I use filters. Oh how we adore them. We filter our lives through Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. It's fantastic - it's like Sephora, except not just for the female visage - it's for everyone's cyber avatar (which could arguably be a disturbingly independent, distinct identity from its owner). But filtering is more than selectively publishing life… Continue reading Caught

A Bit of Spring Cleaning

Get ready! Because you're about to be hit by a blizzard , no it's not winter anymore, I mean, explosion of recipes, all of which are vegan, super vibrant, fresh, and absolutely delicious! For those of you who are staying in touch via instagram (it's on the right-hand-side, just click and follow to stay up-to-plate… Continue reading A Bit of Spring Cleaning

Plain Lucky

Perks of knowing how to cook: a. eating $100 meals for under $16 b. grocery shopping is a piece of cake c. making fun of boneless-skinless chicken breasts d. good food magically happens e. people love you f.  you love life g. afjsdk;oiveoih09/@""!!~ Perks of not knowing how to cook: a. all of the above**… Continue reading Plain Lucky

It just creped into my mind

"Even shit sounds sexier in french." I totally abide that. No shame either. I don't know if it's the fact that the french language just forces out the sexy voice of whoever speaks it, or is it just the fact that the language is inherently elegant. My point is, it's sad, but most of us will… Continue reading It just creped into my mind

Tierce de Picanterie

Recently I've been noticing the simmering of a modern phenomenon, one that bubbles up against convention, and one that, truthfully spoken, makes me quite simultaneously pleased and bereaved. This new truth of the era cries out "good cooks are not the pudgy ones you'd imagine". Yes, sure, with the dawn of refined sugar and mass… Continue reading Tierce de Picanterie