Here fishy fishy fishy

C said to me, ‘How hard was this meal to make?’ That translates into, ‘You’re gonna make this again, right? Like A LOT? Please please please?’ We had Beer-Battered Chesapeake-Style Fried Fish for dinner, with homemade white bread, oven-roasted cherry … Continue reading

Robitussin + Chicken Soup + SLEEP = Happier Me!

We had a…rough weekend. LUCKILY, every is now fine. Well, getting better anyway. Especially little R. Seeing your babies in hospital gowns is terrifying. GOD FORBID I ever need to see that again. One of the downsides of this experience … Continue reading

Harrowing.

Heartbreaking. Horrible. Incomprehensible. After such an emotional day I needed something to focus on: dinner. We had Pan-Seared Tilapia with Spanish Cauliflower. We had fish tonight because, well, because it was on sale. Plus, I was trying to think of … Continue reading

Mediterranean + Caribbean = Excellent Dinner

This afternoon I made my very first batch of Spanakopitas. Now, I’ve eaten countless defrosted versions and my mom used to make some teeny little appetizer sized ones…but I hadn’t even thought about making my very own until I realized I … Continue reading

1 Blech and 2 Yums

This is the reporting of 2 Dinners and a Lunch, aka 1 Blech and 2 Yums. Two days ago C made dinner: Homemade Salmon burgers served with Parmesan & Garlic Tater Tots.  The Salmon Burgers were a fail…not sure why … Continue reading

Green Beans can substitute for Lentils, right?

So last night I decided to make Martha Stewart’s Mustard-Glazed Salmon with Lentils (Everyday Food, Nov. 2012, p.74). Except, I didn’t have canned lentils or grainy mustard. I figured Dijon is a spicy mustard, so I’ll use that.  Oh, and … Continue reading

Making Fish for Dinner (Was gonna be Tofu, but C groaned)

I’m making Tilapia for dinner. I’d forgotten I’d pulled it out of the freezer yesterday. C asked what’s for dinner tonight & when I told him I was making Banh Mi (Vietnamese sandwiches made with crispy layers of tofu, crunchy … Continue reading