Unless you are baking – then, stick to the recipe.
Don’t stay away from home for too long, if only because my heart breaks a little every week we spend apart.
Whether in photography, making music, woodworking, or cooking, the right equipment makes a difference in the finished quality of your work. What is money for if not to feed your passions? Invest in your talent.
Abandoning your shopping cart in the middle of the parking lot implies a sense of entitlement. Someone has to put it away, that someone should be you.
When things are free, it’s easy to overindulge. If you take ten bananas because the bananas are free, you’ll likely end up with eight rotten bananas covered in flies while another person is left tragically bananaless. Take what you’re going to use and leave the rest for someone else.
They are both delicious and full of lycopene, which protects against heart disease and cancer. Serve them roasted as an appetizer for a dinner party and your guests will swoon, despite how simple they are to prepare.
Cut several Roma Tomatoes in half lengthwise and place them in a shallow baking dish.
Douse with olive oil, a few tablespoons worth
Sprinkle with salt, pepper and dried thyme
Crush a few cloves of garlic over them
Roast at 400 for about an hour, until they are soft and the skins are slightly charred, they will be fragrant and juicy
Arrange on a platter and serve with sliced French bread and herbed goat cheese
Pesto also makes a nice accompaniment
Some of the most joyous things in life can be grimy, sloppy, dirty mayhem. Gardening, baking, painting, camping, childbirth: All glorious messes!