Self-Help Me: Eat Early, Witness Fear Often

          I'm a basically happy person, but I can still use all the support, and self-helpful hints, I can get. Earlier this year I bought two books that I'm hoping will help me be a better version of myself. (That's all I'm going for - not "fixed," as … [Read more...]

Mwah! The Case for Gushy Fan Mail

Every day I get an e-newsletter called Cynopsis, which is a genius look at what's going on in the wild world of TV production. Most of it is beyond me and I don't always have time to read it all, but one day a small item grabbed my eyes: The first-ever vegan cooking show was coming to TV this fall. … [Read more...]

Dinner, a Frenchman, and My Breasts: A Love Story?

Before you tell my husband that he’d better read today’s blog and ask me what the heck is going on, rest assured that there’s no hanky-panky, fake food, or other strange doings in our house. Nathan is well aware of everything I’m writing about, and he’s given me his Hubbins seal of approval, which … [Read more...]

Monday: Meatless recipe sources and news!

Hi everyone, and happy pre-holidays! If you've been reading this blog lately, you know I've committed to the Meatless Mondays campaign, and I'm in good company: celebrity chef Mario Batali also joined up with MM, along with lots of other people who have discovered that making even this small change … [Read more...]

Meatless Monday Recipe: I Can’t Believe It’s Meatless Loaf!

First of all, apologies for being AWOL! There were several reasons for my blog blackout: 1. Dad got pneumonia around Thanksgiving, and I tend to shut down when worried. (He's fine now, back to grumbling at the TV, and thanks for all who sent good wishes.) 2. General holiday madness, and I'm way … [Read more...]