My Name is (also) Yeh: What I’ve been Reading, Watching, and Listening to

First of all, grad school is going swimmingly. Thanks for asking. I’ve actually had the time to lead a balanced existence, which is completely shocking. Except for Thursdays, Thursdays are THE WORST (the day when I have all of my TA-duties).  Here are a few of the things that I’ve been doing on not-Thursdays:

Reading: Molly on the Range

My favorite food blogger just came out with her first book: Molly on the Range. I first discovered Molly when I was trying to think of a name for my own blog… so of course “My Name is Yeh” was one of the first names that I had to cross off of my list of options. I feel like she is a kindred spirit who I’ve switched places with because I grew up in farm-country, went to school in NYC, and now find myself in the suburbs… her life took the opposite path; she started as a Yeh, and I married into the name; she makes gorgeous cakes… and I have bloody fish to dissect… ugh.

I’ve never laughed so hard at a cookbook, nor have I ever been so thoroughly convinced that I need to keep a full jar of tahini in the fridge at all times. You know, just in case, because apparently it can go with anything.   Continue reading “My Name is (also) Yeh: What I’ve been Reading, Watching, and Listening to”

These Are a Few Of My Favorite (Kitchen) Things

Before we get to the food, let’s talk about kitchen tools. If you do anything in the kitchen then you probably own a cutting board, a knife, and a pan of some sort. The usefulness of these things for even the most basic food prep tasks is obvious. However, I want to talk about a different category of gear: tools that I had initially overlooked or first regarded as frivolous. Each one has since earned a respected place in my kitchen. Continue reading “These Are a Few Of My Favorite (Kitchen) Things”