I’m the kind of girl who likes to have my proverbial cake and eat it too. Dance all night but get up for early morning yoga. Settle in but not settle down. Free fall with a safety harness on. I’m also the kind of girl who does not buy into the whole single-girl-woe-is-me-I’ll-get-a-cat-instead mentality. I … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Elvis Presley Blues
I’ve had the blues lately – those long road ahead, full tank of gas, guitar player in the passenger seat kind of blues – the I’m itchin’ to run, return the prodigal son, guided by the Texaco star blues. Makes you think about Elvis. And songs about Elvis. And marshmallow fluff? A take on the … Continue reading
Sober Sunday: 15-Minute Love Potion
It’s no secret I cook my feelings. Then I feed those feelings to other people. It’s my only form of expression that doesn’t fall under awkward-robot-person-with-uncontrolled-word-vomit. This recipe comes from my grandmother, the ultimate feed-people-your-feelings cook. This recipe is malleable to other veggies, but leek is my favorite, and the least involved. Generations of serving … Continue reading
Why use water when there is merlot?
I attempted this recipe from MarthaStewart.com, mostly because the finished product looked so impressive. I have to say it was a masterful okay-crazy kind of baked good to bring to a party, but I was disappointed in the cake portion. It was oily and salty and too crumbly to really sustain the reduction sauce – … Continue reading