A Small and Simple Thing
Created 04 Aug 2020
Mostly food and drink, but also thoughts on travel, product discoveries, music, and style, all littered with personal anecdotes. We will keep it simple, and hopefully a little useful.
23 Jan 2023 • 13 1
My dirty little secret: if someone recommends a Mexican restaurant to me and says something like “their queso is SO good,” I immediately tune out. Queso is the worst dish in the Tex-Mex canon. It’s to...
16 Jan 2023 • 10 2
The beet is a humble little thing. They’re often in a forgotten pile in the produce section, caked in grit, roots frayed; a mound of rocks waiting to be carted off. It’s not immediately evident what t...
09 Jan 2023 • 8 4
Consider celery: It is both completely necessary and utterly useless. It is the one ingredient you’re guaranteed to find at any grocery store in America. What are we doing with ALL that celery? Outsid...
02 Jan 2023 • 22 18
Hello, friends. Well, dry January is off the table. I drank a bit of white wine as I putzed around the house yesterday, listening to music, picking up detritus from the evening prior. I made black eye...
27 Dec 2022 • 12 3
On Christmas Eve Eve I made my way through the scrum at Whole Foods and watched as many folks fumbled their way through needlessly complicated grocery lists. One couple spent precious minutes flustere...
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