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It’s Quiche!

I pulled the quiche–in all its beautiful fluffiness–out of the oven, and ran to get my camera. It already fell a little flat before the picture:

It is quiche; there’s just no crust. Lots of veggies, cheese, and egg whites. Plus other stuff that sounds gross but tastes yummy. Today’s breakfast: slice of quiche topped with salsa and sour cream, and a toaster waffle. (Ignore the dirty stovetop. I can’t do everything, you know.)

My next project is another loaf of wheat bread from scratch that isn’t flat-topped. This time I’ll use the correct active yeast-to-water ratio. That might help.


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Bread, BELT Sandwich

My first attempt at making bread from scratch:

I don’t think it’s supposed to look like that (flat-topped), but it did yield this the next morning:

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Another year,
Another picture of Raul,

And more food.

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It’s Too Hot to Cook

But aren’t these salads pretty?

Here’s a close up:

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Do Bees Have AIDS?

If you haven’t yet been terrified by the disappearance of honeybees in the U.S. and abroad, you should be. Though it’s not clear if Einstein really said it, the quote “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left,” even if hyperbolic or falsely attributed, ought to make everyone sit up and take notice. The facts are that we do depend on bees for food, and their population has dramatically declined, whether it be due to cell phones, cancer, or immuno-deficiency. Not even Monsanto or ConAgra has the power to bring back the bees.

For more terrifying food truths, watch The Future of Food. I’m curious if Veace did yet; I swore when she did she’d change her mind about the medical industry being the most contradictory and corrupt segment of business–though it comes in right on the heels of the food growers/producers/manufacturers.

I’ll be here, chewing my nails, waiting for the end of the world.

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