This painting insisted on being mine.
Today was the West Seattle Community Garage Sale and although I have a well-hidden ascetic streak and hardly need anything more to cram into my apartment (indeed, I would have had my own sale if I’d had a place for it) of course I had to go a-wandering.
The painting caught my eye straight off for a variety of reasons.… >> Read more
In keeping with the theme of tasty low-budget meals, this is something that I made last night that I think is worth sharing. It’s an adaptation of a sandwich recipe I found in Gourmet some years ago, but like all Gourmet recipes it had too many ingredients and was incredibly fussy. (Mix the tuna salad and the bean salad separately, when they have near-identical ingredients?… >> Read more
For Christmas my boyfriend received a very thoughtful gift from some friends – a book called The Frugal Foodie, by Alanna Kaufman and Alex Small. Of course, I got my grubby little paws on it as soon as I could. Consider this not so much a review, but thoughts inspired by it.
The “Foodie” part of the title is apparent.… >> Read more