Nigella+Me=Disappointed.

Seriously, I SUCK at following recipes. They’re like…I dunno, a black of excellence. Give me suggestions and ingredients – I’ll make you something amazing. Give me exact instructions – I tend to fail. I have NO IDEA why this happens. … Continue reading

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…So basically, these are just Balls, right?

I’ve been a fan of the Chubby Vegetarian for awhile now, and I’ve been itching to try out this one recipe using homemade “meat” for “meat”balls. When C saw me prepping dinner tonight he said, “Um…whatcha makin?” I couldn’t look him in … Continue reading

Try not to discuss your Muffin Topping at dinner

I’ve been muffin-topping lately. NOT HAPPY. What’m I doing about it? Upping my gym-time. Stocking up on veggies and salads. Attempting to eat less. *sigh*…same as everyone else on the planet.   Today I decided to have 2 über veggie … Continue reading

Chicken-Mushroomy-Spinachy-Joy

Know what sucks? Yesterday the babies decided they were done with two naps. *sigh* I mean, I knew it was gonna happen at some point… but so SOON?? I was really starting to get the hang of the two-naps/day deal. Now … Continue reading

The cabbage rolls kinda sucked

It’s funny how someone’s off-handed comments can change the trajectory of your day. In this last Smitten Kitchen email she mentioned something about mushroom filled cabbage rolls in a Greek Avgolemono sauce (it’s an egg-lemon juice concoction). Anyway, Ms. Perelman … Continue reading

I only used 2 breasts

For dinner tonight I made Ina Garten’s Chicken with Wild Mushrooms… but with button mushrooms, not wild. No. I don’t count that as a real substitution. Nuh uh. Wait – does it count as a substitution if you didn’t use … Continue reading

How do you make a salad better?

How do you make a salad better? You sauté a bunch of mushrooms together with some onions and casually sprinkle them atop the pile of greens! That and some crispy breadcrumbs. Last night I ROCKED the salad bowl, if I … Continue reading