if I started a cooking blog it would be called ‘Burnt Offerings’…

women-burning-dinner-1950s-satire

... because cooking is hard. It's a minor miracle I haven't died of scurvy or malnutrition yet. If I ever get re-married I need to find one of those patient and understanding types of men to say soothing and comforting things to me ... I burned a roast in the crock pot. I'm actually amazed at my own culinary ineptitude. How can you burn anything in a crock pot? A crock pot is almost magical - insert meat, switch on, come home from work 8 hours later, eat juicy meat. This is clearly a … [Read more...]

Cooking with The Crescat…

Who are we kidding here

... Dinner this evening was going to be roast lemon chicken with a rosemary rub and a side of couscous. Sounds so deliciously nutritious doesn't it? That dinner is not what happened at all. Instead, I put the chicken in the oven and forgot to turn it on and put the pot of water on the stove to boil and forgot to add the couscous. I didn't realize what I'd done till all the water boiled out of the pot and I smelled burning metal. "Now what I am going to do", I asked. My son, trained … [Read more...]