Recently, I picked up Michael Pollan’s Food Rulesfrom my library. It’s basically a condensed version of In Defense of Food…just the, “How then should I eat?” portion of the book. It’s a super-easy, super-quick read. For those of you that haven’t read In Defense of Food, Pollan says that one way we can be healthier […]
Archives for May 2013
I’ve seen these here and there over the years, in magazines, on blogs, and in cookbooks, but I’ve never actually made one until now. I’m a little bemused by the fact that people always call this a cake because it’s not a cake. It’s really pudding/mousse with cookie crumbs on the top and bottom. Regardless […]
Just a quick reminder that if you bought the Ultimate Homemaking Bundle, you should download the books that you want, because I believe your download links expire after a month. And we’re coming up on that. So, go download if you haven’t already!
Every Monday, I answer a few of the questions that my readers send me. If you have a question you’d like me to answer in a future Q&A post, just leave me a comment here or email me (thefrugalgirl [at] gmail [dot] com) and put Q&A in the subject line. I look forward to hearing […]
Every week, I post a picture of the food that has gone bad over the last seven days. Why do I do this? Because in March of 2008, I finally got fed up with the amount of food I was wasting, and I thought that showing my waste to other people would motivate me to […]
…and then sit down in the office to bury yourself in the task of updating Quicken and writing a monthly money report, you will wander out an hour later, feeling all pleased with yourself. That is, until you walk into the kitchen and suddenly remember that you left bread rising. With no timer. Shoot. No […]