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

Don’t feed this to your 92 year old Grandmother

Amidst all the hullabaloo around tomorrow, I decided to take a break from All Things Turkey and make something completely different. I made Sweet and Sticky Pomegranate Chicken with Basmati Rice for dinner tonight. Now – I gotta be honest with … Continue reading

I suck at cleaning.

If you ask my husband what it is the Number One thing I’m bad at?  His immediate response is “Washing Dishes”.  *sigh* Tonight’s dinner made a huuuuuuge mess in the kitchen.  Thank goodness it was delicious. We had Provençal Sauteed Chicken with … Continue reading

*cough cough*

I’m coughing my brains out.  I told C this morning that maybe I can count this as exercise?  I’m feelin’ the Abs of STEEEEEEEL! *cough cough* I went grocery shopping today, so for dinner tonight I wanted to use up … Continue reading

Braised Chicken w Capers and Parsley *swoon*

Dinner tonight: Braised Chicken w Capers and Parsley a la Bon Appetit. I served it over Birthday Pasta – that’s what I call Homemade Pasta made in the Thomas Keller style = extra egg yolks.  (He uses milk in his … Continue reading

*sigh* I tried to make Pad Thai.

Two days ago I attempted Pad Thai. I overcooked the noodles, used too much sauce and – in an attempt to appease my non-Bok-Choy-loving husband – I roasted the Bok Choy.  I roasted it because roasting transforms vegetables from mundane … Continue reading

I started out making pasta….

I was going to make pasta for dinner tonight.  With a parmesan cream sauce.  Using some of the garlic confit I made this morning. Then I thought, Um, since I used the recipe for the Confit from Michael Psilakis’ Cookbook , shouldn’t I actually … Continue reading