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Circumventing the Anger

Tuesday, February 23, 2010
By kendraschussel
Circumventing the Anger

Granola bars make me angry. It is constantly hammered into our brains that eating oats is ideal as part of a healthy diet, making kids, and the grownups who force them, eat bowl after bowl of yummy gruel-like porridge as our breakfast. I happen to not be one of those who feels forced, I... »

Take That Bill Cosby

Sunday, January 31, 2010
By kendraschussel
Take That Bill Cosby

I am a sucker for nostalgia. I had a pretty cool childhood, especially in retrospect, and I enjoy partaking in foods that bring me back to that time. Cooking the chicken and dumplings that my mom use to make us, or spending hours making... »

A Bona Fide Recipe Creator

Friday, January 22, 2010
By kendraschussel

My time at America’s Test Kitchen was interesting to say the least, but this morning I found out that my recipe variations for Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges were published in the jan/feb issue of Cook’s Country magazine. Of course, I’m not given credit for... »


What to do with Superflous Beer

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
By kendraschussel
What to do with Superflous Beer

I have the luxury (and occasional downfall) of living with a man who works for Budweiser. While this ensures that we will always have plenty of beer in our... »

An Experiment gone Awright

Friday, January 8, 2010
By kendraschussel
An Experiment gone Awright

I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to sneak in the kitschy title here simply because over the years I have had so many experiments gone awry. This time however,... »

Ambivalence and Stew

Saturday, December 26, 2009
By kendraschussel
Ambivalence and Stew

The day after christmas brings us all sorts of emotions. There is sadness because the present giving, and more importantly the present receiving, is over. There is joy from... »