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

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Fake Sour Cream made my daughter cry

*sigh* Tonight I made a Frittata. I think everyone makes some version of Leftover Surprise. Some people mix leftovers into bread dough and bake it. Some mix all their fridge findings into mashed potatoes. Others turn their bits and pieces into a … Continue reading

Standing at the kitchen sink, crying

Yeah. It’s been a shit day. I feel like just about everything I touched today turned out horribly horribly wrong. I messed up the candied orange peels (they really shouldn’t look like they’re tempura battered). I don’t know what the … Continue reading

Children after my own heart

Dinner last night was born from a mixture of hunger, nutrition, inspiration – and a need to clean out the fridge. Let me back track just a second here. I started to prep the evening meal by hunting for a recipe that … Continue reading

Knish Knasserole

Growing up, every gathering seemed to have a Blintz Soufflé on the table. I don’t know if this was something popular just in the Midwest, just in Jewish households, or simply it was something my mother liked to do. Did … Continue reading

Making Fish for Dinner (Was gonna be Tofu, but C groaned)

I’m making Tilapia for dinner. I’d forgotten I’d pulled it out of the freezer yesterday. C asked what’s for dinner tonight & when I told him I was making Banh Mi (Vietnamese sandwiches made with crispy layers of tofu, crunchy … Continue reading