Category Archives: Food

I Baked a Cake

This chocolate sprinkle monstrosity was a homemade yellow cake with homemade chocolate buttercream frosting and Reese’s Peanut Butter Pumpkins on top. Despite looking like a train wreck it tasted great, and the birthday boy seemed thrilled that I’d delivered what … Continue reading

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I’ve Found a Viable Coffee Alternative!

I’d heard of herbal coffee before, but I chalked it up as a less than satisfactory alternative when real coffee was available. I didn’t want something without caffeine because it was a big motivator behind drinking coffee, so I pushed … Continue reading

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Misadventures in Cooking

Because of my various dietary restrictions as well as budgetary reasons I have to prepare almost all of my meals from scratch. Certain components like pasta or pasta sauce can be purchased, but I have to scour the ingredients list … Continue reading

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Living with Dietary Restrictions

A little over a year ago I went to see a dietitian at my mother’s request. She and my sister had been examined, and we appear to have an X-linked genetic predisposition to low magnesium levels. I never expected the … Continue reading

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