Using a cast-iron pan

Using a cast-iron pan

After going through a series of non-stick teflon pans during the past decade, I wanted to try out using a cast-iron pan. They supposedly last multiple lifetimes if taken care of, so I wanted to see if I would enjoy…

Mac and cheese (without the cheese)

Mac and cheese (without the cheese)

For dinner tonight I finally made that vegan mac & cheese I wrote about a while back. I was a bit surprised by how easy it was to make and that I actually enjoyed eating it. The toddler ate his…

Adventures in eating less meat

Adventures in eating less meat

I really like a good steak. To be honest, I probably eat a lot more meat than necessary, in terms of required nutrients. Given the massive environmental impact of meat production, I thought I'd give some vegetarian and vegan recipes…

My three ways of making coffee

My three ways of making coffee

I love coffee. As a graduate student working on my PhD thesis I remember coming across a quote that went something like this: A programmer is a tool for converting coffee into code At the time I very much felt…