Let’s talk about the time I went to boil tortellini and realized I didn’t have a sauce pot.
Or let’s not. Just going to chalk that one up to the move. Cue this hearty tortellini bake, packed with spinach, three (!) kinds of cheese, and roasted red peppers. Sans sauce pot.
If you would have asked me a few months ago to choose between baking and cooking, I would have opted for baking. My brain likes to be precise, to put things nice and neat in little boxes, and clear, straight-forward issues. I love that a baking recipe will tell me down to the pinch the quantity of every single flavoring, leavening agent, and sweetener involved.
So in my work life I became an accountant. No surprises there, right? That said I seriously admire those who revel with glee at the thought of discussing topics that are a whole lot less black and white and a lot more “gray”. I had to take a philosophy course in college and seriously thought my head was going to explode by the end of each class. My post-class ritual was to pop an Advil and take a nap. Debits and credits for the win.
Now though…there’s been a shift. Read more…