We ate our way through Montreal

I could write a really lengthy and detailed explanation of everywhere we ate and drank across Montreal. Instead of boring your pants off, I’ll make everything a list with hyperlinks. DAY ONE: Smoked Meat Poutine at Schwartz Meats – so terrible … Continue reading

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Sweet Chili Sauce makes everything taste BETTER!

I made Veggie Potstickers for dinner tonight alongside Green Beans roasted in Garlic Confit with Lemon. Woo Hoo! Oh – and I made up a sweet chili sauce to serve over everything. Sweet chili sauce seriously makes everything taste better. C … Continue reading

Some days, you *just* need to eat everything in sight.

You just need to – only every once in a while – give yourself permission to eat. And today I did. When I got home from work I was H.U.N.G.R.Y. Snacking on carrot sticks just_wasn’t_cutting_it. Believe me – I tried. I … Continue reading

I boiled Peanuts

I know, you’re like Whaa?? Yup. I know, it’s totally easy to go and buy a thingie of peanuts from, like ANYWHERE, but I was reading Marcus Samuelson’s cookbook – which is awesome by the way – and I came across … Continue reading

I was *supposed* to eat salad today

Yeaaaaaah. I was *supposed* to eat salad today in preparation of the ALL-DAY-EATING-FEST that tomorrow will end up being. Instead? I learned how to make my own Bailey’s. Yup. Believe me: it sooooooooo rocks. Seriously seriously rocks. And you should … Continue reading

Somethings are just easier to buy…

Like Tortilla Chips. Yeah yeah. I CrazyPants. I know this. You probably do to (don’t answer that). I’m the girl who buys tortillas and makes her own tortilla chips outta them. I think they taste better than those bagged kinds. … Continue reading

Knish Knasserole

Growing up, every gathering seemed to have a Blintz Soufflé on the table. I don’t know if this was something popular just in the Midwest, just in Jewish households, or simply it was something my mother liked to do. Did … Continue reading

…When will I learn??

So C & I were relaxing after Thanksgiving Dinner and he asked me, “So? What do you think worked and what did you think didn’t this year?” Good questions. We differed on a couple of things and we BOTH agreed that … Continue reading