May 2010

from the archives: perfect roast chicken

I started reading The Lightning Thief last week, and now I am a little obsessed. Okay, maybe a lot obsessed. I’ve already blown through the first 2 Percy Jackson books and am halfway through the third book. At this rate I will be done with the entire series by Friday. Or maybe tomorrow. (should I […]

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national bbq month

Did you know that May is National BBQ Month? How did no one tell me sooner? I just found out a couple of days ago and at first I was devastated. Me. Lover of all things barbecued. Has missed half of the month devoted to said love. Then I remembered: May is just the beginning […]

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easy pad thai

UPDATE: Hey there! I’m happy you found this popular recipe. I still love eating it at home and hope you will too. I wanted to leave you a quick note to let you know that I’m no longer posting recipes (as of January 2013). I *am* still posting, and welcome you to check out some […]

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weekend recap

As I sit here, it is almost 10:30pm Sunday night and I feel a warm fuzzy looking back on this weekend. It was full of friends and loved ones and time in the kitchen. It all started when I baked a cake… And I squeezed a few lemons. I made a little moat with 7-minute-frosting […]

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saturday morning remedies

So, let’s say hypothetically that you went to a party on Friday night and had a smidge too much champagne.  Maybe you woke up Saturday morning with a tiny headache and a slightly delicate stomach. Not a hangover, goodness no, nothing like that, you know better than that.  You just woke up feeling a little […]

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cinco de mayo

Things around here have been a little crazy so I haven’t planned anything for Cinco de Mayo this year. I’ll probably end up just eating a quesadilla and making a margarita at home (as the weather heats up I’m looking forward to making a pitcher of watermelon margaritas again sometime soon).

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little by little

In the last couple of months I’ve faced the truth about my eating habits, and though I struggled a bit at first to make changes, I had a bit of a breakthrough recently. And while I am ecstatic that I finally saw the scale move in the right direction last week (I lost 1.5 pounds!), […]

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