I’m very thankful for my somewhat local farmers market. I’m also thankful for the farmers who have hot houses in order to provide people like me a nice selection of summer vegetables in the fall and winter months. I don’t think I would survive. This time of year supermarket prices are cheap because non local farmers are trying to get rid of their summer crops before bringing in the fall. Here in another week or two, those prices will go above and beyond summer price to compensate for the lack of produce in the fall. [Read more…]
It should come as no surprise that I’m talking about Michael Symon again today and I can’t tell you enough how happy I was to be given the opportunity to review his newest cookbook, 5 in 5 For Every Season. Mr YUM is a huge Symon fan having watched him on the Food Network when we actually had cable. Now we get to catch him on Hulu Plus as they stream The Chew. [Read more…]
Summer has left the building. Boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
Fall is in full swing. We were teased here in MI as the temps were still lingering in the 80s here and there. I was holding on as long as I could. The weather app tells me it’s going to be in the 60s for the rest of the week so I have a feeling cold salad season is over; at least for me. [Read more…]
As much as I love food, sometimes I hate cooking. Don’t even get me started on the cleaning up afterwards.
Shortly after I started YUM eating I quickly realized how much of a mess I was going to be cleaning up – ALL the time. While I do get help sometimes, I don’t really get a lot of help with the photo set up, shooting, presentation and plating of food. When I have starving people staring at me, wondering when I am going to feed their mouths, I feel frantic and rushed. I still haven’t mastered the art of keeping some of the food out for later or for in the morning. [Read more…]