Freeze Now, Feast Later

by Molly on May 24, 2013

in casserole,fish,italian,mexican,pasta

As my baby’s due date approaches, I’ve become inundated with advice for the days and weeks immediately following the birth. One I come across time and time again is to make and freeze some meals for Phil and I to enjoy while we’re adjusting to life with a newborn. I’ve never been one to do […]

I personally can’t wait for this Sunday’s main event – watching all the overpriced commercials and picking my favorite. Oh and the football game too. In the last few years, however, since I was living in London and they show the game live, which means it goes on far too late for me and my […]

For the month of April, I’m participating in the Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge from Wego Health. Each day I’ll be writing a health-related post based on the HAWMC prompts, aiming to challenge myself as a writer and health activist. Thanks for following! Today’s prompt was to write about a memory you have in the third […]

Herding the Lentils

by Molly on March 21, 2011

in casserole

I think I’ve sussed it. The key to a successful vegetarian shepherd’s pie is to let the lentil stew cook for a lot longer than you’d think. The texture and flavor will resemble a meaty version so accurately that your non-vegetarian friends will never guess! And this comes from actual experience. Before: After: Vegetarian Shepherd’s […]

Substituting Sausage

by Molly on September 18, 2010

in casserole

Lately, I’ve been getting some great meal inspiration from the Guardian’s food and drink section. They usually have some wonderful recipes from the likes of nigel slater and hugh fearnley-whittingstall, but this feature article struck my eye: what meat substitutes taste like. We’ve always got some Quorn products in this household, as Phil pretty much […]