Step 1: Read the instructions. Step 2: In your haste, decide to skip Step 1. Step 3: Place food in newly purchased, deeply discounted Cuisinart 8-cup food processor. Step 4: Attach lid. Step 5: Blend food. Step 6: Trouble shoot why the food processor is not processing your food. Step 7: Realize lid is not … Continue reading Lessons From Food Processing
I have discovered that most of my recipes lately have turned into happy accidents, and that's ok with me. It's a lot better than a few years ago where I had mainly very, very unhappy and messy and burned and gross accidents. This recipe came about because my laziness trumps everything. Unfortunately, I'm lazy, and … Continue reading Super Fast Copy Cat Girl Scout Samoas No-Bake Cookie Balls
The last several months have been some of the most stressful of my life. The last several years have been the most confusing of my life. For the last three years I have known that my son is slightly different than his peers, and most certainly different than his sister. Though my husband and I … Continue reading Jump Into the Fog, and I don’t mean the song by The Wombats.
I never thought I had a dependence upon garlic until I went without it.I know that it was in there last week when I cleaned out the refrigerator. I'm certain that I put it back in the fridge and I know that I had plenty to spare.... so where did it go?The weekend consisted of … Continue reading Hi. My name is J and I’m addicted to garlic.
I'm going on hour two of cooking tonight's dinner. I was lazy and didn't want to cook this meal according to the directions (prep time of 15 minutes on the stove, mind you). I figured that I would make the world's largest tin foil packet, crammed with food and realistically thought that it would be … Continue reading I just want to cry…..and eat dinner.
Mediterranean Skillet Chicken...sounds good in theory, right? It's my own fault. I improvised. Disaster alway strikes when I improvise. However, I would like to put some of the blame onto the meal planning website's lack of editing. One can of diced tomatoes was on the shopping list but on the recipe it listed "Italian Style … Continue reading Thyme Is Not On My Side
I decided to have the Alabama Roast again....with a twist. Here's the backstory: I was watching "Modern Marvels" on the History channel (my Dad would be proud) and the episode was about the process of making cheese. This made me crave a grilled cheese sandwich. However, I didn't want to waste the delicious roast that … Continue reading Love at First Leftover
I didn't want to make any of the recipes that I have here and the eggs were due to expire in a couple of days. Rather than them going to waste, I decided to make breakfast for dinner. I made a relatively easy scrambled eggs and toast. It was thoroughly enjoyable. I like to eat … Continue reading Brinner