Fresh Mint Ice Cream freakin’ ROCKS!

Seriously, David Lebovitz – I salute you. You taught me to temper chocolate, to candy ginger – and now, HUZZAH – to make homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. *swoon* This week the mint surprised us by just showing up, … 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

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

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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

Somethings are just easier to buy…

Like Tortilla Chips. Yeah yeah. I CrazyPants. I know this. You probably do to (don’t answer that). I’m the girl who buys tortillas and makes her own tortilla chips outta them. I think they taste better than those bagged kinds. … Continue reading

The Food Network is evil

The Food Network is evil. They really are. The Food Network, The Cooking Channel, PBS – all cooking shows in general are EVIL. They offer me ideas and suggestions and PICTURES that lead to strange cravings, like Fresh Peach Cake and … Continue reading

I’m a GENIUS!

I have been running through titles for this post. First up was : I am soooooooo cheap! #2: This is a Kabocha Squash. #3: I only cried once while making tonight’s dinner. I like the ‘I’m a GENIUS!’ because it … 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