Cold Weather Comfort Food, Pinterest, The Oscars, and Other Things I’m Thinking About (2-23-15)
posted by Kalyn Denny on February 24, 2015
Better-Than-Mom’s Stovetop Goulash with Macaroni, Tomatoes, and Ground Beef is one of my favorite cold weather comfort foods!
This has been the strangest winter I can remember, with below zero temperatures and huge piles of snow on the east coast while in Utah we’ve been having temperatures in the 60s for weeks now. So for about a month now I’ve been feeling bad for my friends who are buried in snow, (especially my good friend Lydia, who was moving from Rhode Island to Boston right during Boston’s Winter from Hell; luckily the movers she hired could handle the storm.)
Call it sympathy cravings, but even though it’s warm here I’ve been wanting to cook cold-weather comfort food, and if it’s cold where you are I think a slightly-indulgent dish like my favorite Better-Than-Mom’s Stovetop Goulash with Macaroni, Tomatoes, and Ground Beef might make you feel better! What’s your favorite cold-weather comfort food? Please tell us about it in the comments if you have a great recipe that can help us forget about the cold.
Now here are a few more things I’m thinking about . . .
Are you following Kalyn’s Kitchen on Pinterest? My mind was officially blown when I recently passed 150,000 followers on there. I know there are lots of bloggers with far more followers than that, but for a Pinterest account that’s focused on healthy food (no candy-stuffed cookies in sight!), I think that number is amazing. Thanks to all the faithful readers who’ve been pinning with me there! (And if you haven’t gotten addicted to this social-sharing and saving-for-later site yet, come and join the fun.)
Now I’m making a vow to keep up better on Instagram, because so many of my blogging friends and relatives are sharing there. So if you’d like to see more behind-the-scenes of this blog (and a bit of my life as well) you can follow me there. (And if you cook something from this site and share on Instagram or Twitter, please use the hashtag #kalynskitchen; I’d love to see your pics!)
Doesn’t everyone like to save money when they can? There are some easy-to-adopt tips in this post about 5 Tips to Cut Housing Costs by my friend Sherry. (My new resolution: using cool water more to do laundry!)
That’s all for this time, but you can use the label Things I’m Thinking About to see more round-ups of Tuesday thoughts like this one. What have you been thinking about this week? If you saw something fun or inspiring, please share in the comments.