The Tale of Two Eaters

Aye and Bee illustration contrasting the two characters in food planning, cooking, and grocery shopping approaches.

Let’s begin with story time where we meet two characters: Aye and Bee. Meet Aye Aye loves shopping at grocery stores. Walking from aisle to aisle, she derives pleasure from finding new treasures. A new brand of soy milk is on sale. There’s a blend of nut butters she’s never seen. Hey, that new bean-to-bar … Read more

Why We Stopped Weekly Batch Cooking

Batch Cooking: Alex in front of a giant slab of beef brisket. Stories from

Have you ever gotten food poisoning or a stomach bug so bad you had to get an IV? I found myself in this situation for the first and only time two years ago. What happened? In 2016, we became avid batch cookers. It began with our Costco membership. Whoa, 6 pounds of pork for $19. … Read more

Our #1 Food Problem and How You Can Solve It

Relax time Illustration with person sitting on red bean bag reading book, mountains and rivers in the background.

Our biggest food problem is spending too much time cooking on weeknights. Hear Me Out You might be thinking, “that’s what you signed up for when you started a food website!! You nincompoop.” Well, yes that’s true. But I am not counting any of the publishing tasks related to this website. My assessment is based … Read more