It’s the little things in life that make us happy, right? Like the perspective of successfully poaching egg without having a nervous breakdown in the making of it (i.e. achieving that elusive balance of having the egg white set and the yolk still runny).And, I mean the real poaching, in boiling water, not the cheating kind with all the chichi non-stick poaching skillets and other similar electric versions. I’m going to buy a specialized skillet just to make my occasional Eggs Benedict? Don’t think so....more
I know, it may seem that I am jumping the gun on spring here, but as I live in SoCal (don’t hate me!), I can tell you that the birds are a-buzzing over here! I have noticed (and heard) plenty of house finches looking for a place to nes...more
If you are heading out to any soirées this season, chances are you will have a drink (or two) and feel fine to drive home. Although the best bet is to trade that glass of bubbly for sparkling water, BACtrack may be ...more
Can you get a local restaurant or café to stop using disposables? I recently asked the 3000+ people I "know" on Facebook and Twitter if any of them had successfully gotten an establishment to do just that. In respose, a number of people mentioned restaurants near them that promoted reusables, offered biodedegradable to-go containers, and the like -- but none said that these restaurants had actually made the change due to anything customers said.