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

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

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

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

I think I gained 5 pounds this week…

I was away at a conference this week. I was busy busy busy and I ate more than my usual. I *tried* to be mindful of my eating and I made sure I exercised every single day…but still. I ate. … Continue reading