I FINALLY learned my lesson with lemons. After multiple attempts to juice a lemon and fishing out seeds from the dish I was preparing, I finally won the seed battle. See that? Know what that is? That is a lemon turned right side up before I squeezed it. Oh yeah! Lesson learned: You still … Continue reading Not Today, Satan!
I seriously do not learn from my hard lessons in cooking. Remember when I posted about how insanely difficult it was to fish lemon seeds out of a blender? Yeah, well, I didn't really learn my lesson because I freaking did it again! I mean, seriously....what is wrong with me? Here I am on my second … Continue reading Oops, I did it again….
Being elbow deep in a blender, that's what. Let me explain. Tonight, I made my very first lasagna. Not just any lasagna, but a vegan lasagna. Yeah, I know. Stay with me. It was quite the undertaking considering that it requires pressing tofu.... have you ever pressed tofu? It's crazy. First off, it smells. Bad. … Continue reading Do you know what living on the edge is?
....was with myself. This entry is not about cooking or food. It's about much more than preparing sustenance. I've been running this race for over a year and it finally ended on Sunday. The long, hard, marathon of thoughts running through my head; feelings that I've never felt before. Clarity was reached shortly after mile … Continue reading The hardest race I ever ran….
The other night my husband made this side dish that was nothing to write home about. Let's just say that it was lacking a lot of things, the main ingredient would be "flavor". It was a very bland white bean and tomato salad, served cold no less. It was from a recipe that was not … Continue reading I. Am. A. Genius.
That was me asking a grocery store employee. She kindly corrected me and said "You mean Japanese Eggplant?". I use the word "kindly" very loosely. The recipe called for Skinny Eggplant, maybe it was trying to be politically correct. At any rate, she directed me to this wonderful pale purple vegetable. It looked exactly like … Continue reading Excuse me, do you know where I can find Skinny Eggplant?
It's been so long that I couldn't remember the name of my blog to log in and write a new post. That can't be good.Unfortunately, I don't have any new recipe to post about.Tonight, I used the slow cooker to reheat a frozen soup that I made a couple of months ago. I think it … Continue reading Long Time No Post
I have very strict rules about leftovers. I generally don't eat them. In the event that I eat leftovers, these rules are applicable: 1. It has to be absolutely delicious. 2. There are no other options for a meal. 3. I'm too lazy to make anything else. 4. It has to have been made in … Continue reading So good I ate it twice! Technically thrice!
I will most definitely feel free to brag about this meal to anyone who even looks like they are about to ask me what I made. Please, someone ask me what I made? Bueller? Bueller? Fine, I'll tell you. I made the most amazing Mango Tilapia with a side of asparagus that this kitchen has … Continue reading How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways.
I did not buy a box of Shake n' Bake. I made my own Shake n' Bake like a rock star! A healthy Shake n' Bake at that too (with whole wheat flour). Not too many lessons to learn here except perhaps how to give something more flavor. There were plenty of spices in the … Continue reading It’s Shake n’ Bake and I helped!