Posts Tagged: cooking challenge

Spud Month Week 2 – SPAG

It’s Friday! For most of you, that means time to celebrate the weekend. For me, however, it is the final and desperate day to cook my weekly potato recipe. And thus begins the tale of Spud Month Week 2 – SPAG! There was an added challenge to Spud Month Week 2 – SPAG (the official… Read more »

Battling artificial deadlines

Since I left Corporate America, I haven’t had any deadlines to meet. That is both a good and a bad thing. I no longer have the stress of a “drop dead” date. But, I also don’t have the motivating force behind “you better get this done!” So, I end up finding myself battling artificial deadlines…. Read more »

Spud Month

You all know by now that I’m running a monthly cooking challenge. It started last year and even I’m impressed with how good I am at keeping up. I’m looking ahead for something new and different. And I came up with it: Spud Month! For the last 15 months, every recipe I have cooked is… Read more »

Something to stew over

While November slipped by me, leaving a hole in my year-long cooking challenge, December is back on track. Thanks to a cookbook sent by a friend, I had something to stew over for the holidays. Specifically, a Caribbean lamb stew recipe. How did I do? Let’s find out… I’ll scratch your eyes out! Generally, when… Read more »

Real men don’t bake quiche

I was still in my early twenties when the phrase I co-opted in my title was being popularized. I have to admit, I didn’t even know what quiche was at that time, though I surmised the meaning of the phrase from its general use. Three and a half decades later, I not only knew what… Read more »

Pressure cooker

Y’know, I figured once I left the working world, specifically Corporate America, I was in for swell times. No more stress, just fun. Then I took up this cockamamie cooking challenge and all of July evaporated and I still didn’t have a recipe I wanted to cook. Now it was the last day of the… Read more »