Supermarket holiday plants are the bridesmaid dresses of the gardening world. Buyers convince themselves they can find a way to extend the item’s use beyond the event in question, but deep down, they know they’re looking at a one-hit wonder.
That's how I'm thinking about my Saturday plans for a Cook from the Pantry Day, i.e. batch cook dishes based on whatever's already in the house. True, if a warm sunny day were forecast and I weren't in the middle of a Transaction Cleanse, this might not be on the agenda. But rain is on tap, and this idea really scratches me where I itch. Here's why.