New About Me

Feeling so good I think it’s time for a new About Me page! So… I had a hideously tough year in 2018. I spent about two months thinking I had muscular dystrophy and was dying, but it turned out I only had the super-rare autoimmune disorder dermatomyositis, which still sucked a lot. Basically my immune system […]

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New Year!

The holidays came and went very quickly and were rather strange and somewhat intense, for a variety of reasons I might not get into, but also quite festive. I spent a few of the holiday days not following the AIP at all and it was was fun to remember what bread, cheese, and excessive amounts […]

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The Instant Pot

Yes, we got an Instant Pot,and wow I seem to be using it almost every single day! It can pressure cook, slow cook, steam veggies and sauté. Not sure the sautéing function is that useful, (I suppose it would be if you lived in a dorm and this thing was your whole kitchen), but the […]

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Food #118: The Malanga Blanca

Worth trying for the name alone, I think. Also one of the best new foods I’ve tried: this one I highly recommend. The malanga blanca is a potato-like (very potato-like) root vegetable with white innards and scaly brown skin. It’s creamier, richer and nuttier than a potato though… it’s actually possibly better than a potato? […]

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Cooking for real

In the past I’ve really grudged time spent in the kitchen. I don’t like preparing food to cook, I don’t particularly enjoy cooking it, and if I only have to wash up two dishes afterwards that’s a win. I mostly ate things like avocado toast, stir-fries, salads, anything healthy but no muss no fuss. Well, […]

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