Perfect Timing

I just went to my friend Bree’s (aka, “Knuckles” … see post below) blog for the first time and saw the best quote I’ve seen in awhile: “Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.”- Dr. Seuss Thanks, Bree!

Best Line Heard at the StudioSTL Trivia Night Last Friday

“Way to pimp that off-beat country.” – “Knuckles” DeGraw

Wow … ‘Today’ Is Even Better Than ‘Yesterday’

Yesterday was National Pie Day. But today is National Peanut Butter Day! Don’t get me wrong … I love pie … but peanut butter … well, I think peanut butter is the greatest invention since sliced bread. Hey … sliced bread … peanut butter … add some grape jelly, and I’m there! I’m also a […]

How To Cook Your Life

My friend Beki and I went to see “How To Cook Your Life” at the Tivoli last night. In it, Zen Master Edward Espe Brown “explains the guiding principles of Zen Buddhism as they apply to the preparation of food as well as life itself.” Zen Master Edward Espe Brown is a strange bird. But, […]

Random Acts of Pieness

Apparently today is National Pie Day. Here are some of my favorite pies: Barley-Chorizo Skillet Pie (from Serious Eats) Savory Tomato Pesto Pie (from Farmgirl Fare) Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie (from Paula Deen) Bittersweet Chocolate Pecan Pie (from Epicurious) My all-time favorite pie? That would be my aunt Betty Jo’s “Dark Sweet Cherry Pie.” And […]

So True, So True

Heard from The Cheesemonger’s Wife (Hi, Annie!): “A meal without cheese is like a beautiful woman with only one eye” – Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin