Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! With eight sleeps till Christmas there’s not a minute to spare, so I’ll keep this brief. This next week is a crash course in time management, but I hope you find a moment or two to enjoy the season.


Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! This beloved comfort food should be celebrated everyday, but that won’t stop me from taking a moment to sing its praises today. Its brilliant simplicity is what makes it so beloved. Only requiring bread, butter, and cheese, even the most challenged of cooks can manage to get it right (most…

….Give Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving! To everyone not from the U.S., happy fourth Thursday of November… I promise I’ll keep this short, because I know there are parades to be watched, turkeys to be taken care of, and other Thursday happenings.

…Help Yourself

Happy Thanksgiving Tuesday! If you’re traveling today, safe travels, and put your phone down. If you’re prepping for hosting, God bless you, and good luck. Everyone else, it’s time to talk about food. Specifically, the food you and others will be consuming this Thursday. Don’t worry, this won’t take long. To make it easy, I’ve…

…Wrap It Up

Happy National Taco Day! For those of you wondering why National Taco Day wasn’t yesterday, just think of today as an extended Taco Tuesday. Today we celebrate this sandwich from south of the border. The taco is in some ways, the perfect everyday food. Don’t agree, well then consider these points:

…Sow a Seed of Doubt

Happy National Watermelon Day! This unofficial melon of summer is a staple at many a backyard gathering. From Memorial Day to Labor Day we just can’t seem to get enough of this brightly colored melon.