Chicken Larb and Cheating

Soundtrack: Atlanta Monster Podcast: Episode 2 I don’t want to read your ramblings, I just want to make the recipe: Chicken Larb Star Rating: Four Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ This New Year’s resolution was meant to be 52 new recipes in one year. This week I’m working with a fairly flexible definition of new. Actually, technical definition is a…

One Skillet Chicken with Buttery Orzo and Limitations

Soundtrack: My Favorite Murder, Episode 104 I don’t want to read your ramblings, I just want to make the recipe: One Skillet Chicken with Buttery Orzo Star Rating: FIVE FUCK YEAH STARS ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I’m typing this with one hand because I had a bad fall snowboarding this weekend. My left arm is trussed up in…

Black-Eyed Peas and Greens and Fake Chorizo. No Fergie.

Cooking Soundtrack: “Control” SZA I don’t want to read your ramblings, just take me to the recipe: Black-Eyed Peas and Greens Star Rating: Three mediocre stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️ There are loads of recipes I haven’t made because they require you to soak beans overnight. It’s not a case of ‘Who has the time?’ because honestly, all you…

Lentil and Beet(root)s and Salsa Verde

Cooking Soundtrack: My Favorite Murder, Episode 101 I don’t want to read your ramblings, just take me to the recipe: Lentils, Beets and Salsa Verde Star Rating: Three-and-a-half OK stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️ It’s the start of the year, so of course I’m doing a ridiculous ‘detox’ (although my friend, Dr Arnie, pointed out that there’s no such…

2017 Musical Year in Review

I have a confession to make. This year I had tickets to eight shows which I didn’t end up attending. In most cases I knew ahead of time I wasn’t going to be able to make it, so I gave the tickets away – mostly to friends, occasionally to strangers on the musiclovers@ emailing list…