If you scream OH NO! at least twice during dinner prep…

If you scream OH NO! (or words to that affect) at least TWICE during your meal prep than maaaaaaybe you should rethink using that recipe. Dear New York Times Recipes: I SHAKE MY FIST AT YOU. The _second_ time I needed … Continue reading

Try not to drop the jar of Garlic…like I did.

I’ve been meaning to write up, like, a billion blogs over the last few days. Each and everytime I make some FABULOUS meal though, I have been caught up in the moment and *totally* space taking photos. And puh-lease. How … Continue reading

The cabbage rolls kinda sucked

It’s funny how someone’s off-handed comments can change the trajectory of your day. In this last Smitten Kitchen email she mentioned something about mushroom filled cabbage rolls in a Greek Avgolemono sauce (it’s an egg-lemon juice concoction). Anyway, Ms. Perelman … Continue reading

Advertisement

Doing my HAPPY DANCE!

WOO HOO! It worked! It worked! IT WORKED! I took a whack at making Chicken Pad Thai again – this time using real ingredients instead of a bottled sauce – and it was WORTH IT! Woo Hoo! Last time I thought … 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

Portabellos and the David-Chang-Egg

Today I’ve been fixated on marshmallows. You ever get that way? Over the weekend I attempted *again* to make homemade marshmallows. MASSIVE FAIL. sigh I finally figured out that I’ve been using the wrong gelatin. Ko-Jel (a kosher gelatin available at … Continue reading