Monthly Archives: January 2013

Super Bowl Game Plan

Oh em gee, the Super Bowl is almost here! We’re not too big on sports in my household.  In fact, one year, my smart and educated husband called this game the Super Ball for almost the entire season.  (No, not … Continue reading

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Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad with Homemade Dressing

Homemade Caesar salad for dinner last night, and it is my favorite and I will eat a bowl of this every day forever.  Seriously, I could eat the dressing with a spoon.  Maybe I shouldn’t admit this, but when I … Continue reading

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Super Fruity Baked Molasses Oatmeal!

You know what’s impressive?  Getting in 1.5-2 servings of fruits at your first meal of the day! Now, I’m a veggie person.  I love fruit, sure—the sweetness, the portability, the plump texture—but I feel like I can do more with … Continue reading

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Himalayan Dumplings for a Potluck

Last night as I was just deciding to get into the kitchen and make ourselves some dinner, I got a text from a friend of ours inviting us over for a potluck meal.  She and her roommate were making tasty chicken … Continue reading

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Tom Kha Soup!

Ingredients 2 T diced ginger4 stalks lemongrass, husked and thinly sliced15 oz chicken stock1 can (about 15 oz) coconut milk16 crimini mushrooms, halved from head to stem½ onion, sliced into thin wedges4 Thai chili peppers, seeded and sliced into rings¼ … Continue reading

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Leftover Rice, Leftover Beans Part II: Cheesy Rice and Carrot Omelet

Breakfast: cheesy rice and carrot omelet. Ingredients ½ cup pre-cooked rice 2 T butter, divided 1 T flour ½ cup milk ½ cup sharp cheddar cheese Pinch of garlic powder 1 t Dijon, or to taste 2 eggs Salt and … Continue reading

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Leftover Rice, Leftover Beans Part I: Stuffed Baguette Sandwich

Dinner tonight was a sandwich. But this was no casual, depthless, deli-counter affair.  This was a grinder, hoagie, hero, and sub of Dagwood Bumstead proportions, one that belongs in the “dinner to serve guests” recipe box, one that will have … Continue reading

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