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Showing posts from May, 2013

Updates Du Jour

I'm typing this entry on my new keyboard for the iPad. I know, it doesn't seem like that big of a deal...but little things amuse me. If you're interested, it's a Logitech K760. It's Bluetooth and solar powered. I could quote some BS about wanting to reduce my carbon footprint, but the truth is, I'd be making that all up. I mean, sure, I know it's important and I'm glad I can reduce my use of batteries but beyond that, I got nothing.That being said...if you have an occasion for a portable keyboard, I'd highly recommend one. I'm actually liking it better than the actual Apple keyboard I've been working with (and quite honestly, I hated the fact that I couldn't turn that one of so I had to keep loading batteries in it).Seems a silly thing to start the blog with, I'm sure, but it was actually the thing that was pressing on my mind at the moment. And really, I suppose that's what it's all in the moment.Speaking of …

Cooking For One

Well, other things seem to be changing in my life these past two months. This blog should be no exception. I will no doubt go back to the title "High Plains Thrifter" at some point for the simple reason that it's so damn catchy.

For now, though, Cooking For One is the working title of this blog.

It's rather symbolic of the adjustments I've been making lately. It hit me as I was going through cutting coupons (which is oddly therapeutic, it seems). I'm looking at food items and thinking of things I can make with said food items. And I'm realizing that every single one of my recipes serves 2-4 or 4-6, etc. No one has the recipe for just one person. If I wanted to make it for just one person, I could. It would just be a matter of cutting the recipe in half, or quartering it.

But that's a lot of work. Easier just to make more than I need at one sitting and have leftovers for the next day's lunch (or dinner depending on the size of the recipe).

And whil…