Backyard Tomato + Puff Pastry = HAPPY HAPPY

You may applaud now.

So I couldn’t decide what to make for dinner tonight. Eggplant Rollatini with Pesto Ricotta? Simple Veggie Sushi? Leftover BBQ Chicken?   And then I got an email from The Kitchn.com: Three Cheese Tomato Tart. Wha-WHAT? That SERIOUSLY looks easy enough that … Continue reading

Nigella+Me=Disappointed.

Not as yummy as I'd hoped/dreamed this could be.
*sigh*

Seriously, I SUCK at following recipes. They’re like…I dunno, a black of excellence. Give me suggestions and ingredients – I’ll make you something amazing. Give me exact instructions – I tend to fail. I have NO IDEA why this happens. … Continue reading

What am I gonna do with Leftover Chicken Thighs??

Sexy interior shot

That’s what I asked my best friend Google this morning. Did you know there are ENTIRE WEBSITES dedicated to this topic?? Like THIS one, and THIS one, and THIS – THAT – and – THE OTHER one…. crazypants. I was overwhelmed by the options. Seriously overwhelmed. … Continue reading

Fresh Mint Ice Cream freakin’ ROCKS!

Mmmmmmmm

Seriously, David Lebovitz – I salute you. You taught me to temper chocolate, to candy ginger – and now, HUZZAH – to make homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. *swoon* This week the mint surprised us by just showing up, … Continue reading

*WHY* did I think it was a good idea to make Jello??

Pretty Pretty!

Yesterday I was on a rampage. I was tearing through the house yelling and cleaning – all at the same time. You ever get like that? Where NOTHING is tidy and EVERYTHING is in. the. wrong. place!!! In the midsts … Continue reading