Archives for October 2008

Shit from My Potluck

Surprise! It’s still me! Fear not: the real SFMF column is certainly not defunct. I hear tell that Ms. Klein is working up a nice little piece. But in the meantime, I’d like to weave you a tale. Once upon a time (last Sunday), a relatively swarthy yet utterly enchanting maiden found herself in quite […]


Gnashing of teeth. Flailing of arms. Collective glaring and pouting. My friends (no, my real friends, not my swing-state voter “friends”), I apologize deeply for my delinquency in the last week or so. The Scarpelli wedding rendered me useless for a good 48 hours, and then, just when it felt like the right time to […]

Damn, gurl. Don’t hurt ’em.

(d-d-d-d-d-don’t hurt ’em.) IF you find yourself at the Green City Market, andIF you happen to locate the good folks from Westby, WI’s Nordic Creamery, andIF you feel yourself drawn to their goat’s milk cheddar, andIF you bring that cheese home and happen to have a little of this lying around… You would be well-advised […]

The Sweet Table

I have consumed more sweets/pastries/desserts in the last four days than in the last four months combined. I had them for breakfast. Otis Spunkmeyer double chocolate-chip muffins in my parents’ kitchen. Yes, the dirty kind you can get in a single-pack from a vending machine. Or a 12-pack from Costco. Dirt. Eee. I had them […]

Shit from My Fridge: Cheap-ass Edition

Like the aftereffects of an unfamiliar gym routine, I think more and more of us are starting to feel the economic crunch in weird places we didn’t know existed. (Dear Honeycrisp apples: Why are you $3 a pound?) This week, Kristy gives us a tasty way to be a cheapskate.I am feeling a little bit […]

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