I Might Be a Tad Excited

tumblr_laz4hrbuH31qdz03r

I start a 3-day weekend tomorrow night. And you know what that means? BEAN TACOS. Alright, so maybe it doesn’t really have anything to do with bean tacos. The reason for the long weekend is that our family is headed to town to see us! You know what that means, don’t you? BEAN TACOS. Ok, […]

Continue Reading

Wax On, Wax Off

tumblr_lax9zy6c671qdz03r

Have you ever wondered why parsnips are sold with a wax coating? Well let me tell you why. It’s to seal in moisture and increase the shelf life. Who knew!? Oh, you did? Oh. Well good thing I learned this so I didn’t end up serving chicken and parsnip wax soup to my husband and […]

Continue Reading

I Like My Mondays Medium Rare

tumblr_lavg4cmTyk1qdz03r

With rain on the way and the last episode of Dexter Season 4, I’d say Monday night is shaping up to be a nice one. Not to mention the grilled steak salads on our plate. And the clean yoga pants I’m wearing. Grilled Steak Salads: What it took for two famished adults: * 1 pound […]

Continue Reading

I Wasn’t Kidding About the Zucchini

tumblr_lauqz4mKnn1qdz03r

Aside from the 2 pounds of dehydrated zucchini chips that came from the blimp of a zucchini, Aaron was bit by the baking bug and had a loaf of warm zucchini bread fresh out of the oven by the time I returned from an errand. Martha, who is this man and what have you done […]

Continue Reading

Roast Chicken – Check.

tumblr_latiyhTa5n1qdz03r

Yard tasks – check. House tasks – check. Eye roll directed at oversized zucchini – check. Dehydrator works double shift for both harvested peppers and zucchini – check. Never get out of yoga pants all weekend – check. Nap during football game – check. Look at ever growing leaf pile in front yard – check. […]

Continue Reading

Are You Kidding?

tumblr_larpnx60jo1qdz03r

Our summer garden produced an obnoxious amount of produce today. While I was tactfully telling the garden that Halloween was next weekend, Aaron was tactfully telling me to chill and enjoy the free food. Men. When I say obnoxious I’m talking about a zucchini the size of a canoe, enough scotch bonnet peppers for 87 […]

Continue Reading

The Way To a Woman’s Heart…

tumblr_laph5umfjF1qdz03r

  It’s always so nice to come home after a long day to find my husband busily stirring around the kitchen, various spice jars open, the rice cooker buzzing away and a simmering pot on the stove releasing scents of comfort. Of home. Of me not having to lift a finger. Tears I tell you. […]

Continue Reading

Scallops.’Nuff Said.

tumblr_lanzacALhb1qdz03r

This is a post from a long time ago from my Facebook food album.  Aaron’s cooking tonight, so I’ll have that story for you and more, tomorrow.  Whoa, that was very news reporter-y of me. I’m not sure if it’s from the harvested scotch bonnet pepper that we threw into this dish last second, or […]

Continue Reading