Keftedes (Greek Meatballs, ver. 1)

One of the wonderful (i.e. infuriating) things about traditional dishes is pinning down a set recipe.  Then there are those baffling steps that make you wonder why they are even done.  In the end it comes down to whom you asked, which region they are from, and what they even like as to what information and advice they give you.

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Moving Generally Sucks

We were helping my sister-in-law move this weekend and it reminded me how much I consider myself fortunate that I didn’t have to do a lot of moving while growing up.  Then I reached my early 20s and made up for all of that lack of packing, and sometimes it feels like I haven’t stopped!

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Sourdough Waffles

I cringe at the idea that waffles should be nothing more than a vessel for syrup and butter.  Don’t get me wrong, that creamy and sweet “waffle juice” is nothing short of nectar of the gods, but having super sugary waffles just makes the experience a little too sickly-sweet for my taste.

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