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These Aren’t Resolutions

So… It’s already March. In case you didn’t notice, I did not post my new year resolutions for 2015 back in January, as is my habit. Not that it matters: as I so masterfully demonstrated in 2014, I’m not always the best at keeping said resolutions. Which is why I’m not making any new resolutions […]

The Epic Tea Saga

I learned two very important things yesterday, both of which were related to the making of hot tea. It is not every day that one acquires so much knowledge on such a subject. The first thing I learned is that I cannot make a cup of tea to save my life. Many of my friends […]

The Little Recipe That Could

I am a firm believer that men should be able to cook for themselves as well as there future significant. Although I am not particularly skilled in the kitchen myself, I do occasionally create something delicious. This is the story about one such dish. Last night I took over dinner duties at my mom’s house. […]


In the last month, I’ve been working hard to expand my cooking repertoire beyond hamburgers and spaghetti. This has greatly amused both my roommate and my girlfriend, as I’ll often ask (or run to consult the interwebs) how to sauté meat or mince garlic. Jamie Oliver, I am not.

Making the Best of a Bad Situation

I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather for the last few days, and although this has meant being absent from work and school, I took advantage of this time for a few self-improvement projects. My primary initiative was getting back in the habit of cooking. After my traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner, I haven’t […]


I was told by my boss today that I have really matured in the three years I’ve been working there. I was pretty taken aback! The catalyst for her statement was actually a tweet I posted yesterday about making corned beef and cabbage  for St. Patrick’s Day dinner. In her words, it was “a very grown-up thing […]

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This is the blog of Jeff Staple