What is “food shaming?”

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Most of us have heard the term, “Keep your eyes on your own lane.” Food shaming is the act of taking our eyes off of our own lane to make someone else feel bad about what they’re eating.

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Toffee crumble brownie bites

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Have you ever read a brownie recipe and rolled your eyes upon reading, “Wait one hour before cutting?”

I’m sorry, but when I crave brownies, I want them now. (Cue Veruca Salt voice.)

Generally speaking, muffins cool much faster than brownies, so I decided to make three-bite brownies baked in muffin cups. More specifically, I baked them using a six-cup muffin tin and silicone baking cups.

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Sweet Procrastination…Sort Of.

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Welcome to my office

All day, I had been desperately trying to figure out why I had been cursed with a case of writers block. I came up with the following:

1. My town is experiencing a heat wave
2. My house does not have any air conditioning
3. My thoughts are unorganized

Tonight, I spent several hours outdoors (after cooking out, of course.) I took all of my productivity tools and Macbook outside, lit a citronella candle, and created something that I hope will make my life easier: a personal food critiquing rubric.

I realize that not many people would be excited by something like this, but I hope that this top secret writing tool will help me to deliver better material to this site. Meaning: no more excuses and boring blog posts, like this one.

Now that I am armed with my critiquing rubric, I can organize the information I gathered on my day trip this past weekend, and finally post the much anticipated recap of my experiences.

No more excuses.

xo