Deep Thoughts

Your Eating Annoys Me

Eating with this friend has become an exercise in patience and self-restraint. I don’t think he is trying to be annoying, it just comes naturally to him.

2019 Cooking Goals

The immense satisfaction I felt after making unicorn poop cookies has propelled me to declare 2019 the year of the cooking goals.

The Doggy Bag Is My Best Friend

My theory is that food that is extremely hot and recently cooked does not have the time to marinate in its own deliciousness. Once a dish cools down it becomes a deeper, stronger version of itself.

How You Eat Your Eggs Says Everything About You

    Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, right after lunch, dinner, pre-snacks, and post-snacks. People who have breakfast everyday are 50% more likely to be 17% happier than people who skip breakfast. These statistics are based on zero research and are...

Pick That Fork Back Up!

  When I start eating, I only stop for two things: I finished all the food or I'm so full I can barely breath. This means that once the utensils are picked up off the table, they do not get put back down until I am done. I move with purpose when food is around....

I took The Chew For Granted, And Now It’s Gone

  ABC's The Chew was a cross between a talkshow, a cooking show, and a 70's gameshow. The multifaceted hourlong episodes covered everything from food trends, to classic recipes, celebrity gossip, gadgets, cooking techniques, and trivia, to name but a few. The...

Dimly Lit Restaurants Are The Bain Of My Existence

Food is to be enjoyed with all the senses, and a major one, for me, is sight. I enjoy seeing my food while I am eating, well,  mine and everyone else's for that matter. When I walk into a restaurant and see that the lighting is horrible, my experience has already been...

Now I Aint Saying I’m A Gold Eater…

There is a magical place in Abu Dhabi that serves up golden cappuccinos and golden vanilla camel milk soft serve ice cream. Yes, you read that right: Gilded camel milk vanilla soft serve ice-cream. I'm not talking about a tiny little fleck on the top to symbolize...

‘My 600lb Life’ Is My 600lb Obsession

My favorite show on TV right now is, by far, TLC's 'My 600 lb. Life.' As soon as the show comes on, I go into an involuntary hypnotic trance. It is a series that follows the weight loss process of morbidly obese people. Most of the participants on the show are over...