Monthly Archives: May 2012

Chicken Soup, Tokyo Style

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After the last post about eggs, several of you emailed me to say that you too, A) love eggs, and B) would love to find other new ways to prepare them. So it’s just perfect timing that not only was I craving chicken noodle soup, but that the only noodles I had in the house […]

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The Simple Pleasure of a Simple Dinner

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Sometimes there is nothing so pleasing as a simply prepared dinner and there’s just something about a steak dinner that makes you feel like you’re celebrating something—even if that something is Tuesday! Flank steak is a very lean red meat option and it lends itself well to braising or grilling. When I have the foresight, […]

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Poached Eggs + Baked Risotto = YUM

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My most recent obsession is finding new ways (or at least new-to-me ways) of preparing and eating eggs. Eggs—a protein which once seemed so simple—have now become a medium to experiment with. If you didn’t already know, for the past few years I’ve been helping a friend keep chickens. Now that I regularly eat farm […]

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One Pot Meals: Chicken Corn Chili

One pot meals. Yeah! What? Where’s your enthusiasm? All right, so you could accuse me of being lazy. That’s fine. Point your bony finger in my direction. Sometimes saving time is a lifesaver. I’m a busy girl. A gal on the go. That shouldn’t be shocking to you. So. Here we are. With a gorgeous […]

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Greet Warm Weather With A Grilled Pear Salad

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So. It’s May. Which yeah yeah means warmer weather. But you would think I live south of the Mason-Dixon the way the temperatures have been around here. It’s been in the 70s since March. March! Hell, it usually snows in May and no one can get plants in the ground til after Mother’s Day. Now […]

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