on the fly: sweet potato & lentil skillet

Funny thing is, I wasn’t going to share this recipe.

It was a random ‘ clean out the fridge’ project without specific measurements or intention. It was just lunch. That is, until Betty made an interesting comment on the blog last week which got me thinking. Do you know Betty? You can swoon over her photography and creations here.

She touched upon the subject of writing recipes, and how challenging the overall process can be. In general, to stop and write something down in the midst of stirring and peeling and mixing and grating can interfere with the natural flow of spontaneity.

And I totally get it….

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I’m writing a cookbook!

The Clever Carrot Cookbook | theclevercarrot.com

A couple of months ago, I received an email.

It was around 4 PM, during that lull in the afternoon when one contemplates devouring a carb-laden chocolate chip muffin or a handful of almonds. I chose neither, as I became instantly distracted by an unexpected message.

No, I didn’t win a free cruise on Royal Caribbean (although, how I got on their mailing list is mind boggling) and no, the mortgage fairy has not opted to pay off my house in full- it was the editors of Page Street Publishing, and their proposal, who caught my attention….

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