The Trough: Grilled Buffalo Chicken with Celery Salad

Is there anything better than buffalo wings? Seriously! Even when I was a vegetarian, (more like a "flexatarian"), buffalo wings were my weakness. The sauce, fried or baked, the blue cheese, even the little celery pieces! AMAZING! I could write a full post on who has the best buffalo wings in Minneapolis, but this is … Continue reading The Trough: Grilled Buffalo Chicken with Celery Salad

THE TROUGH: Middle-Eastern Style Eggs in Tomato Sauce

I'm only very occasionally an adventurous, ambitious cook. Mostly, I'm lazy, particularly during the week when I'm already thinking fondly of sleep as soon as I walk in the door. This is a dish that has a number of great qualities from my perspective: it's fast, requires very little prep work, tastes amazing, and can … Continue reading THE TROUGH: Middle-Eastern Style Eggs in Tomato Sauce

You Don’t Need to Lose Weight Part 2: The Scale is not the Boss of Me

Scales are bullshit. I mean, it’s not their fault.The massive focus on what we weigh, as opposed to, say, how we feel or what we can physically do, means that they end up having a hold on us that is disproportionate to their usefulness. As I was finishing the first installment of this series and … Continue reading You Don’t Need to Lose Weight Part 2: The Scale is not the Boss of Me