Channeling My Inner Dwight Schrute

I probably looked at a thousand recipes in looking for the “perfect” recipe to try for my first attempt at making dinner. I knew it couldn’t be something to easy, and also couldn’t be something too difficult. My boyfriend had sent me a recipe for beet carpaccio, which would fulfill my “using an ingredient I … Continue reading

Kemper in front of my barren and ruined fridge

Just The Basics

Saying that I have “just the basics” is like saying a totally bald man with only a mustache has hair. At this time just a few days ago I had no clue I’d be blogging today.  I had made an off-the-cuff remark to my boyfriend about starting a blog documenting my journey from eating mustard sandwiches … Continue reading

Food Blogger Erin Mcpartlan

Warming Up Food is Not Cooking

I have decided that at the ripe age of 29, it’s time that I learn how to cook.  My boyfriend recently informed me (much to my surprise) that throwing a frozen Bertolli meal into a pan and heating it up does NOT count as cooking, bursting the self-made illusion I had that doing so made … Continue reading