The SooN Glossary is an index of terms and
I hope this helps!
The SooN LIVING Glossary
Bring PROCESS to CHAOS: My self-proclaimed
CASHEW: Cashew = Catholic + Jewish and is a term used to describe my own family history. One of my parents is Catholic and one of them is Jewish.
Chaos Cooking: A term Randy Herzog (Elisha’s brother) used to define Elisha’s cooking technique. It represents not writing down recipes + alcohol consumption = disorder and confusion when trying to recreate the recipes in the future.
FUD: Acronym for Fear, Uncertainty
I’m a Mom, now: Phrase to describe my appearance, attention span, engagement level discretionary income and/or availability following the transition from adult to parent.
Meal Planning FUD™: A phrase used to describe a home cook’s meal planning anxiety resulting from guests with multiple dietary requirements or a dietary requirement they themselves are unfamiliar with.
Serve or Reserve™: Phrase used to describe a cooking technique whereby you make enough to SERVE a complete meal immediately and then RESERVE the remaining amount for another full but future meal. This differs from “leftovers” because the reserve meal is typically frozen and prepared as if it were a new meal at the time of serving.
SooN™: Acronym for SOMETHING out of NOTHING which is the original term I used to describe my cooking technique.
SooN Fans™: Regular visitors to SooN LIVING
SooN LIVING™: A term used to describe the general approach of bringing
SooN Technique™: The formula is: recollection or experience + ingredients + intuition + testing/learning = creating SOMETHING edible
SooNED: A verb to describe putting the SooN Technique (recollection or experience + ingredients + intuition + testing/learning = creating SOMETHING edible) to use.
SOP: Acronym for Standard Operating Procedure
WDSTM™: An acronym: Why Didn’t Someone Tell Me? Used to describe tips or best practices that Elisha wished someone would have told her before she figured it out through trial and error.
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