Category Archives: Food

From the Food Rejection Files

My youngest houligan is 16. And he is a jackass, a DELIGHT (!) when it comes to cooking for him. The meal dictatorship I was running when my older three were at home is now clearly defunct. They all knew early … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: Pasta 101

Who is need of comfort food right now??? I am. That’s who! I’m in a fight with myself. I’m trying to drop lbs., and working my butt off (hopefully, literally) doing pilates and walking. However, the winter weather and current … Continue reading

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Vinegar Chicken Thighs

It’s been ‘chilly’ and ‘rainy’ down here in our usually sunny So Cal. Again, I won’t share the temps or rainfall totals* for fear of retaliation from my more weather challenged friends, but dang it, I’ve been cold. Cold and … Continue reading

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Shopping my Fridge: 2017

  I’ve been really trying to cut back on my grocery bill. I spend waaaay too much on groceries for a household of two. Cooking is my entertainment, my hobby, my sanctuary and my reward. I love to cook. However, … Continue reading

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So. Over. Pumpkin Bread.

***Please excuse the wonky pic. This cake is moist! And little Miss Impatient cut into it waaay too soon*** There. I said it. Pumpkin bread has a very short shelf life for me. And once we blew through Thanksgiving, I was … Continue reading

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Campfire Nachos

I adore nachos. I love trying to get the exact ratio of cheese, to topping, to chip perfect so that every bite is a constant delight! On our recent trip to Yosemite each family was responsible for either an appetizer, a … Continue reading

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Aussie Brekkie Sandwich

Bear with with me. I keep having Post Traumatic Food Flashbacks to our trip to Oz at the holidays. I’ve been trying to recall the wonderful simple good we had there and re-make it at home One of these recipes … Continue reading

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