Here’s a light thread for today: What were your favorite “fancy” foods from your childhood that didn’t quite seem that way once you grew up? What grocery products of 2021 do you think will be thought of the same way?
Do you have any recipes that are so simple but tasty that you’ve memorized them? In general, what are you cooking/eating lately?
Wondering how to eat healthy while working from home? We rounded up some of our best tips!
What easy ways have you found to eat less meat? What are your favorite meat substitutes, both those that are designed to be “meat-like,” e.g., Impossible Burger, and those that are “natural,” e.g., beans?
Do you have 2020 food resolutions, such as eating whole foods, eating less/differently, or avoiding some foods for other reasons (such as the recent stories about almond milk / the environment)?
There was recently a story in The Atlantic about a man who ate a PBJ sandwich every day for 25 years, so I thought we should discuss: do you eat the same food all the time?
What’s your preferred source of caffeine, and do you have a routine for caffeine? Do you view it as medicine or delicacy? How much caffeine is TOO much caffeine — and has that changed for you over the years?
How do you save money on food? Do you feel like it’s harder to save money on food if you’re working long hours, or easier?
Are you doing Dry January this year, or otherwise trying to stop or decrease your consumption of alcohol? Let’s talk about all the tasty things you can drink instead…
I happened to be looking at Cup of Jo recently and noticed that had a whole series where the site’s various writers were sharing their signature dishes for the holidays. (These brownies look ah-ma-zing…) I immediately knew what they were talking about — my Grandma Kay’s Cranberry Cake!!! — and thought it might be a … Read More about What Are Your Signature Dishes for the Holidays?
I feel like I am constantly trying to get into a good routine for workouts and eating — so I thought it might be a fun discussion for today. What are YOUR health and fitness routines, ladies? What about other self-care — do you do it as needed or do you try to routinize it? … Read More about Open Thread: What Are Your Health and Fitness Routines?
I’m a bit of a weirdo in summer in that I absolutely HATE to turn on the oven — so if I need to cook anything I always use my toaster oven. Actually, if I’m being honest, I use my toaster oven whenever possible, at all points throughout the year, because it’s just so easy … Read More about Coffee Break: Convection Toaster Oven