So you may have heard by now about the humongous zucchini. Grown by a coworker (who may or may not live near a nuclear plant - I can't tell if he was joking), the larger of the two weighed in at 4.5 pounds. As a writerly friend on Twitter said, "It has murderous intention." Really,… Continue reading omnomnom
When I get too overwhelmed, I am seized by a sudden desire to bake. I made cinnamon cupcakes with poorly-managed homemade frosting over the course of two days, finally finishing up at 11 p.m. on a Thursday night. Then there was the pie adventure, undertaken after 7 hours of homework, 2 beers and a burger… Continue reading all the bakers at dawn may they all cut their thumbs
After a much-need break from Teh Interwebz, I have returned to show you that lately I have felt like cooking. Some recent attempts (this is not, however, a food blog, so my pictures are not great) using recipes from my current favorite food blog, Smitten Kitchen: Chili with Sour Cream & Cheddar Biscuits: Recipe here.… Continue reading om nom nom (or, a shout-out to Smitten Kitchen)
Christmas is a day and a half away, and I am, for once in my adult life, not entirely stressed out. It's a nice thing. I'm completely finished holiday shopping, and all the packages have arrived. Yay! I only have to wrap.I did quite a bit of baking this year - jam thumbprints, snickerdoodles, chocolate… Continue reading so close (pictorial update)
My birthday present from Renee, one of my workmates:Yummy (and how).
I am often amazed by people can do multiple things well. No, I'm not talking about chewing gum and walking (although, for some people I know, that can be quite an accomplishment). I mean, big skills, things that require talent and some form of dedication. For instance, athletes who are successful in both their sport… Continue reading doubly talented, and handsome too.
I had the good fortune this weekend of having two incredibly delicious meals.Saturday evening, after receiving her First Official Workforce Paycheck, Donna insisted on taking me out for the Sushi Love Boat at our favorite local sushi bar to celebrate her new financial independence. It looked something like this:with a rainbow roll, an Out-of-Control roll,… Continue reading gluttony