Life · stephnotchef

Buy the peeled garlic

As I’ve been feeling better, I’ve been getting back into the swing of things in the kitchen. I missed it, but I’m still being cautious with my energy. Instead of making elaborate meals from my plethora of awesome cookbooks, I decided to do a mini vegan reset where all my shopping lists and recipes were laid…… Continue reading Buy the peeled garlic

Guest Post

Everyone loves an underdog

Today I’ve got something a little different for you. Two brave, funny, relatable Toronto women contacted me to see if I would mention their new web series on my Twitters. I watched the trailer, and fucking loved it, so I asked if they’d be willing to write a guest blog instead (plus we know I’m lazy  I…… Continue reading Everyone loves an underdog

Dating · Life

Runaway

I’ve been reading Born to Run (you should read it too, seriously), and it’s surprisingly poignant. Really, I just expected a well-written narrative, and instead I’m having my heart broken daily with prose like this: Make friends with pain, and you will never be alone. Where the fuck did that come from, running book?? That…… Continue reading Runaway

Dating · Friends · Life

Right in the feels

I’ve been having a lot of feels lately, which have resulted in a lot of conversations with my very patient and understanding friends. I had a less than stellar date about a week ago. His first words to me (to be read in a Russian accent): ‘I think you are looking mostly like your picture.’…… Continue reading Right in the feels

Life

Born free

Oh, hello there! It's been a while. I know, it's my fault, I'm sorry. Let us move on, shall we? I have a confession: I'm not very good shit with money. I've never been what one would call frugal, haven't had much use for budgets, and this has been my way of dealing with my… Continue reading Born free