cinco de mayo!

In crock pot, dips, entrees, vegetarian On May 5, 2011 1 Comment

it’s may 5th, cinco de mayo. cooking anything special today? i have been finding cinco de mayo recipes everywhere. the saveur magazine this month was dedicated to secrets… Read More »

my kitchen blunders: this week

In ramblings, rants & giveaways On May 4, 2011 4 Comments

no picts no recipes…why? it’s just not been my week in the kitchen. i have made some good meals, sure, but in between it’s been one mistake after… Read More »


no fry french fries

In sides, snacks, veg, vegetarian On May 3, 2011 2 Comments

my kids love french fries, they ask for them morning, noon and night. i hate giving them fried foods, it’s bad enough they eat so much junk for… Read More »


cucumber salad

In salad, soups & salads On May 2, 2011 2 Comments

it’s officially spring here. we had our first bbq with friends and my dog attacked a groundhog. aaahhh sounds of summer, children screaming with glee and unwelcomed wildlife…. Read More »


ginny makes pretzels

In snacks On April 29, 2011 0 Comments

there is this restaurant down the block from my apartment called ox cart with the BEST pretzels i have ever had in my entire life. i don’t know… Read More »


pasta for 1

In entrees, pasta On April 28, 2011 1 Comment

sometimes i eat alone. it’s actually really nice, i get to eat what i want and cook what i want to cook when i want to cook it…. Read More »


basic pinto beans

In vegetarian, vegetarian On April 28, 2011 2 Comments

i love beans. i love a good bean recipe and i love a good slow cooking bean recipe. as we get closer to cinco de mayo a lot… Read More »


simple and easy tiramisu

In desserts & breads On April 26, 2011 2 Comments

this could potentially be a week of desserts:-) but it won’t:-( i have two other great dishes to share with you and a pretzel recipe for your weekend… Read More »


coffee ice milk

In desserts & breads, ice cream and pops On April 25, 2011 0 Comments

in my house, passover is officially over. we (i) have had it, and now the kitchen is open. i am so in the mood to create and cook… Read More »

4.22.11 - snake

snake skins and earthworms

In ramblings, rants & giveaways On April 22, 2011 0 Comments

i know, i am supposed to be ranting about food but i couldn’t resist. every chance i get i have been out in the yard cleaning and prepping… Read More »