Monthly Archives: July 2011
A lot has been happening around here! Most importantly, Baby Cupcake has arrived (I’m quite happy to report that eating is her favorite hobby! And please note the ice cream and cake on this adorable outfit. Yes, Baby Cupcake has her cake and eats it too)… And I will now share a little tidbit of … Continue reading
After nine months, our baby girl is here! So now, nothing’s cooking in the kitchen!
There are times when books just call to me from the shelves in the library…and David Lebovitz’s Ready for Dessert was calling, “Check me out and make the Ginger Cake!” I love following David Lebovitz’s blog and his dessert books are totally famous in dessert circles. I’ve only tried this recipe but that’s enough to … Continue reading
It’s Chicken Salad…as in chicken, celery, red pepper, and apples in mayonnaise and plain greek yogurt…not chicken on top of salad. Chicken Salad strikes me as a good lunch or dinner for summertime, and this recipe can be altered to be as healthy as can be (or not so much…). I think it would be … Continue reading
Raw beans vs. Canned beans… This is our main area of disagreement in the kitchen. Mitch believes that dry beans are the way to go because it’s more natural, less processed, less salt, and cheaper. I believe that, though he’s right, raw beans ALWAYS turn out hard, they are too time consuming, and they never … Continue reading
Fried Okra! Sometimes the south is just a very tasty place… Yes, I love the south, especially when Mitch makes us these fried okra poppers (have you noticed who’s doing all of the cooking these days?)! Before frying… Our okra poppers, basking in the sunlight… Fried Okra 3 cups okra, chopped in 1 cm chunks … Continue reading