Pomegranate MOLASSES?!?!

I have been seeing like a million people mention Pomegranate Molasses over the last year. Bon Appetit has a recipe, Anne Burrell has a recipe, seriously – I keep seeing it referenced everywhere. So last week, after the kids had their … Continue reading

You call them LEFTOVERS, I call them RECIPE SHORTCUTS.

Sweet Potato and Chicken Shepherd’s Pie + Lentils like Baked Beans Continue reading

*WHY* did I think it was a good idea to make Jello??

Yesterday I was on a rampage. I was tearing through the house yelling and cleaning – all at the same time. You ever get like that? Where NOTHING is tidy and EVERYTHING is in. the. wrong. place!!! In the midsts … Continue reading

Forget it. You won’t like these. Nuh Uh. Not ONE bit.

Two Words: HOMEMADE. MARSHMALLOWS.   E and I both agree that you won’t like these. Not one bit. Nope. Nuh uh.   This morning, while the babies took their nap, E and I decided to make marshmallows. We thought they’d be … Continue reading

Doin’ the Candy Dance

Two days ago C asked me if I’d ever candied ginger before. “Um,” I replied, “I’ve eaten candied ginger….Does that count?” And so the quest for candied ginger recipes began. Can you guess who came to the rescue? None other than … Continue reading

Fish Tacos – a la Jamie Shupak!

..and OF COURSE I forgot to take pictures of the fish. AGAIN. *sigh* Apologies. I gotta tell you though, Jamie’s fish taco recipe was a STELLAR one. And I only made ONE SINGLE substitution (I swapped out the Agave for … 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

I burned the Pancakes

C was working overnight last night, so I tried to take over the pancake-making this morning. I was only partially successful. We had to throw out the chocolate chip ones…they were too burnt to eat, though E valiantly tried (No. I didn’t … Continue reading

Can’t.Stop.Dunking.

Last night I made a big pot o’ beans. All day long I soaked a pound of dried Cranberry Beans in a big bowl of water, changing the water out twice. Then I dumped the drained beans into a stew … Continue reading