Hive report: bee attitude!

I’m willing to admit that all us females have a potential for bitchiness–expressed in various different ways. My girls in the hive seem to have a very explicit way of expressing theirs–and, no, I’m not talking about stinging. That’s a total last resort only when threatened and/or injured.  That’s defense, not attitude. This is much more […]

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Refurbished kitchen appliances….

This article from Bon Appétit  might just be useful if you’ve been eyeing a new kitchen appliance: Where to Buy Refurbished Kitchen Appliances You Can Trust Online. My Kitchen Aid mixer was bought refurbished and it’s been fine. I’d do that again for another appliance that I’ve been coveting, given the savings. I’m glad to know […]

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Swedish cabbage pudding

From The New York Times cooking section by Sam Sifton: Good morning. I dropped by a friend’s house the other day and found her cooking a Swedish kalpudding, a kind of cabbage meatloaf: layers of butter-sautéed cabbage and ground beef cut through with bread crumbs and cream. It smelled fantastic. I couldn’t stop thinking about […]

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