Cathartic Ink

putting my own spin on things

Posts Categorized / Cooking and Baking


Lunchtime. Grabbed at quick burger with my husband. Waiting in the car for our food, I see an elderly couple exit the restaurant and climb into a tan Ford Taurus of mid-90s vintage with bumper stickers that read “The only Bush I trust is my own” and “somewhere in Texas a village is missing its read more


Quick Summer Dinner

We recently signed up for produce delivery from Good Food Easy. Tonight’s dinner was a quickie; shiitake mushrooms, Yakina savoy (a variety of cabbage) and garlic scapes sauteéd in a little butter and some sherry mixed in with couscous with homemade garlic scape pesto I made earlier in the day. It was garlic-y, a little read more



TheBoy and I spent Friday night at the best themed party I think I’ve ever been to. An eggroll party. At ViolinJodie’s house. Her fiancé turned 30 on Christmas Eve and so to celebrate the house was full of very cheerful people filling and frying eggrolls. The food was great, the company was great, and read more


It’s Coming!

Thanks to a few lovely belated wedding gifts, this lovely apple green kitchenaid stand mixer is on it’s way to me. I can’t wait to give it a good home.