The Hunger Games

Childhood insatiable hunger is a common symptom of Microdeletion 16p11.2. In our house, it is one of the most difficult to deal with. Before Olin was diagnosed with ADHD and started taking medication for it, he was hungry all the …

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The Rubaiyat and Delta Rae: Luther College ’16

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As I have mentioned several times before on my blog (and incessantly in person), Delta Rae is my favorite band. I enjoy their recorded music, the videos are fun, but the real reason they’re my favorite is the live show. …

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The Deciding Factor

The town I live in has a number of places to get groceries. There is a convenience store whose loss leaders are really good deals on basic grocery items, a Shopko that has a limited snack/drink/grocery section, a creamery that …

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Bocconcini-Stuffed Meatballs

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At Thanksgiving dinner, my sister-in-law gave me 4 containers of bocconcini that she got in a bulk food box, and would never use.  I didn’t know what to do with them either, and didn’t even know what bocconcini was, but …

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Scotch Eggs: The Actual Experiment

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A few months ago, I mentioned being interested in attempting to make Scotch Eggs. Today, I decided to actually do it. It took me most of the morning to get around to peeling the eggs, which is probably the part …

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Prosciutto. Er, if you say.

I am still sort of confused as to how, but prosciutto has appeared in my fridge. I thought initially that Tim had some culinary ambition that involved it. I left it alone for awhile to see what would happen. After …

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