2014 Foodie Resolutions

2013 was awesome in so many ways. I had some tremendous personal and professional strides, and I was really luckier than I deserve.

 But, I want to make 2014 even better. Richer. Fattier.

So, here are my 2014 resolutions:

1. Experiment with other proteins

Duck. Pork. Elk. Bison. Why don’t I cook with these proteins more? I eat them in restaurants and enjoy them – if I can read a recipe, I can cook them, right? They are healthy and easily found – why not spice up my usual steak or chili with a new type of meat? Buh bye beef, hello other proteins.

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2. More slow cooker recipes

Because how AWESOME is this thing?! Yes, it’s fantastic to create and cook complicated recipes, but how often can we cook those? Once a month if the house is clean and you aren’t occupied, and you have $100 to burn. Quite frankly, people like easy-to-prepare meals – I know that I do. Slow cooking results in flavorful food that is easy to cook, often inexpensive, and intensely flavorful. Expect me to drag out that Crockpot more and more this year.

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3. More desserts

I have a salt tooth, we all know this. But I spend too much time and money on ice cream, gross packaged cookies, and the like. I have an ice cream  maker, a thousand baking pans, and access to chocolate chips and flour. Even if it’s just me finding recipes and directing you to them, I think it’s worthwhile to sweeten up this blog!

4. Fewer mediocre reviews

Because this blog in’t just a space filler for me. It’s a labor of love, it’s a source of work, and it’s valuable information (if it isn’t, just let me live in rapt delusion…). Why tell you about a place that’s merely okay?

NO.

I am going to either write about great places or horrible ones.

Because this isn’t a mediocre blog. It’s a great one…or a horrible one?

5. Season of yeast. Again. Shut up.

Comments

  1. Ttrockwood says:

    Love this list!
    I’m sure you want to keep your private life private…but i would love to hear more about the food planning/tasting plans for your wedding!

    • Thank you so much! And I will definitely be posting about the tasting and giving a no-holds-barred wedding planning in NYC review after the whole thing is over…because it’s a crazy journey hahaha!!!! Happy new year!