Category Archives: Blended

Obsession

I really should just throw in the towel. I should clear my drawers of forks and knives, boldly dumping them into an empty pillow case. I should load a produce box with my chipped pie dishes, warped strainers and recently neglected cake pans. I should donate my cookie sheets, rolling pin, and fancy steamer. Maybe […]

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The Revolutionary

My grandmother used her cast iron skillet for just about everything. Potatoes- Amen. Steak- Hallelujah. Thick Omelets- Oh Lordy. But when she whipped up grilled cheese sandwiches on chilly afternoons, I was certain the angels had sent her to me. Something so indulgent as rich, oozing cheese….enveloped by thick slices of bread, should never be […]

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Gold Velvet

I am really a very simple country girl at heart. As long as I am fed 3 warm meals a day, provided with a continuous supply of purified room temperature water and my Sonicare toothbrush, I’d be happy living in a tent studying endangered orchids. No mirror necessary. No shoes needed. Happy as a bee. […]

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Beautifully Wilted

Perhaps I am a masochist, but I love this intense heat. I love how it is a constant reminder of just how alive we are. It might melt your brain, but it keeps you ever so present in your body…even if it’s super uncomfortable. In a town full of hippie dippies who are astral projecting […]

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Compliments Of The Chef

When a waiter presents me with something free and then says “compliments of the chef”….I blush. I lift my feet up in the air (under the table of course), duck my head a bit, grin like a fool, start clapping as subtly as if I were praying…and make funny little noises of delight. This causes […]

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