This Is How You Do It.

As I sit on my bed writing this post, there’s a cat curled up asleep beside me, and I can’t help but wonder if it’s not a cat at all, and instead a fallen angel. I mean, if I were a fallen angel, I could see taking the form of an asshole that gets pampered … Read more…

Toss Your Own Salad, In This Case It’s Charred Cauliflower and Chickpea Quinoa Salad

I’m pretty picky about cookbooks. Occasionally, I will come across one that I adore. However, most of the time, I’m ambivalent–using just a few of the recipes. But a book titled Toss Your Own Salad? How could I say no? So I made charred cauliflower and chickpea quinoa salad  to go with it, and I’ll just … Read more…

Paint Me Like One of Your French Girls: Art in Romance.

When I started narrowing down my choices for my list post of five sexy tortured artists in romance, I kept thinking about how there are all sorts of sexy themes in romance novels, firemen, navy seals, cops, billionaires, billionaire firemen, billionaire cops, billionaire navy seals, billionaire billionaires…There are also the taboo themes, stepbrother, stepfather, teacher, … Read more…

Size Matters.

Before the meat of the post, today’s recipe is vegan cuban style black beans and rice, so if you’re only here for the food, scroll down. Size matters. That’s the joke, right? Even if it’s true? You don’t want a BIG pain in the ass, you don’t want a SMALL serving of dark chocolate. So … Read more…

Savory Sweet Potato Pie Worth Killing Over

I am so mad at myself for never having reviewed a Tara Sivec book on R/E! Ok, so I’ve only read three at this point, but I’ve loved all three. I am a loser. But I’m a loser who makes you a savory sweet potato tart, so you can berate me after you eat and … Read more…