Today’s Bloganuary prompt: What’s your favorite meal to cook and/or eat? Like many people reading this prompt, I first thought of the comfort foods from childhood. Mac & cheese, chicken soup with those tiny noodles, my mom’s sweet potato casserole, or the meatloaf with the sweet glaze on top. But since going vegan over aContinue reading “Bloganuary 18, 2023: What’s your favorite meal to cook and/or eat?”
Today’s Bloganuary prompt: Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell? Dill. Hands down, without question. The smell of dill makes me think of my maternal grandmother. Baba, as I lovingly referred to her, was a tremendous cook of traditionally Jewish food. Her matzoh ball soup was unrivaled in its deliciousness. And it’sContinue reading “Bloganuary 16, 2023: Do you have a memory that’s linked to a smell?”
Celebrating Thanksgiving, as a significant holiday for me, honestly only happened a handful of years ago. I grew up in Canada, and although the holiday also occurs on the calendar – albeit 6 weeks earlier – it never really felt as momentous. But living in the U.S. changed my impression of Thanksgiving.
In the past few months, I’ve ordered takeout a number of times. Even though I enjoy cooking, some days it’s the last thing I want to do. With COVID still raging on, I don’t feel comfortable dining inside. My go-to for to-go food has been Dunedin Vegan Deli, my city’s first (and only, so far)Continue reading “Grabbing takeout and eating dinner at a friend’s.”
It’s been almost 3 months to the day that I moved into my new place, but I certainly haven’t waited this long to cook for myself. One of the first online orders I placed was for new cookware. Cooking is therapeutic for me. Not only is it a mindful experience, but I also put aContinue reading “Cooking with new pots and pans.”