Cheddar Bacon Scones | @thefauxmartha

Savory Cheddar Bacon Scones

One Saturday morning, Kev brought home a savory Cheddar Bacon Scones from the bakery down the street. I must have scowled. “Savory Cheddar Bacon Scones? Were they all out of the sweet rolls?” I asked. I’m not a huge fan of bacon, or cheddar, and I take my scones sweet. Sometimes you say just as much by what you don’t say. And I’ve never said bacon before on this site, and probably never said “cheddar bacon scones” in the same sentence. I’ve also never said eggs benedict. Or meatloaf. Or hotdogs. Or goat cheese. Or shrimp. Or oysters. Or beer, unless it has to do with beer bread. I’m down with beer bread. “How do you have a food blog?” they say. And then I remind them of the hiring process, or the lack thereof.  Read more

Lemon Garlic Cucumber Salad | The Fauxmartha

We’re squeezing in a thousand dates in 30 days, or however many days we have left as just the two of us. It’s new ground for us. We’ve never been the best at dating—the kind of dating that requires reservations and plans. We’re far too last minute and, truth be told, cheap. The cost of a date seems to add up quickly, where all I can seem to see are dollar signs above every doorstep. We’ve been on a grad school budget for too many years. I’m not sure that we’ll ever lose that mentality. Nor do I want to. Read more

After using green onions, save the bulbs and place in a glass with water just covering the roots. Replace the water every couple days and watch the green onions grow! It’s magic—money saving magic.

 
 
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