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hurricanes and farmer’s markets

28 Aug

As everyone knows by now, there was a well-hyped weather formation resembling a hurricane that passed near Brooklyn last night and this morning. We got a little rain, a little wind, and a great excuse to sit at home eating Luigi’s pizza and drinking PBR on a Saturday night. Like the good former Girl Scout I am, I prepared much more than I needed to though, and now have enough batteries to last the next ten years. That, and a hefty supply of nuts, canned goods, and bottled water.Better to be prepared than to end up sitting in the dark hungry! Continue reading

dan’s super-easy rice bowls

25 Aug

I know you’re thinking “this looks a little…weird.” Well, withhold judgement for a minute, because these rice bowls are unexpectedly delicious. And easy.

Advanced Warning: This recipe “requires” a rice cooker, in the sense that I only know how to make it using a rice cooker. If you are one of those people who has an innate, magical ability to cook rice perfectly in a pot, then by all means, go ahead. I, however, am not one of those people. I always manage to end up with burnt rice on the bottom of the pot and crunchy, undercooked rice on the top. The rice cooker is my friend. Continue reading