Category Archives: Kitchen Adventures

What the Hell are Japanese Sweet Potatoes?

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Use Your Pantry as a Wine Cellar

You don’t have to put food in your pantry. If you have ample food storage space and need a spot to put your wine, turn your pantry into a wine cellar, instead. Line your walls with shelves fit for holding … Continue reading

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What Soup Says

You’re not my girlfriend. But the moment you tell me you’re not feeling well, I buy onions, celery, carrots, chicken and noodles, and spend the afternoon peeling, dicing and simmering. As if a bowl of soup can convey what I … Continue reading

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Black -Eyed Pea Stew

It’s hard to host a thought-out dinner when you’re ballin’ on a budget. Can I request that my guests chip in cash? I have addressed similar questions in the past, you can read about them here , here, and here. … Continue reading

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We Ate Nothing But Onions

Recently, I stood over the stove caramelizing onions. The smell suddenly reminded me of that summer we spent cooped up in our tiny dark apartment. Hiding from the heat in the day and caramelizing onions in the evening. Excited by … Continue reading

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