My husband has been watching The Chew

C’s been watching The Chew lately. It’s been giving him ideas. Yesterday I came home to a random recipe he’d printed out after watching the show. It was laying across my computer. So subtle. It was for Michael Symon’s Grilled … Continue reading

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It’s like Italian food…but for Jews

For dinner tonight I made Pastelicos with Spicy Meat Filling. ‘Um,” C said, “What’s that?” “They’re kinda like Italian Rice Balls – but with mashed potatoes on the outside, no cheese, and ground beef with onions in the middle.” “So, … Continue reading

Throw away the Cauliflower

For dinner tonight we had Saffron Cauliflower with Parsley and Pasta and the MOST.AMAZING.MEATBALLS. Seriously amazing. My sister the chef would call these AMAZEBALLS. That amuses me. The cauliflower was steamed then tossed with the caramelized onions and saffron, then … Continue reading

I remember eating them for school lunches

It’s funny: I’ve never made Sloppy Joe’s before. I vaguely remember eating them for school lunches, I remember those insipid Manwich commercials, but I’d never actually made Sloppy Joe’s before. And then last night my sister the photographer texted me a photo of her … Continue reading

Hot dogs. Go with the hot dogs.

Observations after tonight’s dinner: 1- Braised leeks are better with lemon….which I *of course* forgot to add tonight. Sigh. 2- Kosher Kielbasa sucks. C and I BOTH agreed that Hebrew National hotdogs woulda tasted MUCH better in this recipe. Made Potato … Continue reading

I Love Lamp

You saw Anchorman, right? No? I am shocked. SHOCKED I tell you! Really, it’s a funny funny movie with some AWESOME lines. Seriously, you NEED to see this movie, like, NOW if you haven’t already. Classic lines, deliciously creative insults, … Continue reading

7 year old approved!

Dinner tonight was actually made yesterday. Love meals like that. Especially after spending most of my day running around taking toddlers in and then out of strollers and shopping carts while standing in one line after another. Yesterday I made beef … Continue reading

Why can’t I figure out how to make this work??

My WONDERFUL mother told me that even though my site *rocks* my photos are a little…lacking. I told her that the problem is that I take all the photos with my iPhone – and there are a lot of limitations … Continue reading

…I can’t think up a title.

I don’t feel like writing a whole big blog tonight. Would you be cool if I just list the food and give you some recipes? Pretty please? Dinner tonight: Turkey meatballs with garlic confit pasta, mashed sweet potatoes and a … Continue reading