I forgot to defrost the chicken…*sigh*

I had a Sunday School teacher who once described my style as ‘Cooking by the seat of my pants.’ By this she meant that I kinda make things up as I go along. A pinch of this, a dash of … Continue reading

Mario Batali’s recipe was not what I wanted it to be

Tonight we had Mario Batali’s Fettuccine with Lemon, Hot Peppers and Pecorino Romano… but with Linguine and Locatelli. And no. Those do not count as substitutions. Because I said so. I heard this meal being described on a podcast of … Continue reading

Did you say **ROASTED LEMON**???

I meant to just serve roasted veg over pasta for dinner tonight….but, um, you see… I, um,  kinda got carried away. Again. *sigh* You see, I had all this filo dough leftover from making spanakopita last week, and there was a … Continue reading

A Guggle Muggle and Dinner

I’ve still got a cold.  Last night I coughed myself awake – probably the whole neighborhood too.  *sigh*  I was talking with my mom this morning and she suggested I try my paternal Grandmother’s Cure-All for colds.  It’s called a … Continue reading

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A Thank You Gift, Garlic Confit, and some Lunch

I needed to make a thank you gift today.  I didn’t feel like baking. CHOCOLATE DIPPED MARSHMALLOWS TO THE RESCUE!!! These are super-duper easy and pretty fast, if you use the microwave and have everything already on hand.  I grabbed … Continue reading