Cilantro Pesto Shrimp Tostadas

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This is what you eat when you feel like being fancy but not. Fancy. Because it’s not fancy. It’s faux fancy. It’s fauncy. The thing is, I could alwaysalwaysalwaysalways eat Mexican food. But guess what, this isn’t really that Mexicany! Besides the use of cilantro and tortillas, it’s not really Mexican at all. It’s faux […]

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Seared Indian Chicken over Coconut Rice

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From a distance that looks like shredded parmesan, doesn’t it? “From a distance, the world looks blue and green, and the snow-capped mountains white.” I always hated that song. Bette sure is a fan of singing about eagles. Have you ever noticed? “From a distance the ocean meets the stream, and the eagle takes to […]

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Baked Spicy Cornbread Croutons

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As in CORNBREAD cornbread. Moist (sorry) yet crumbly (sorry.) Dense (sorry?) yet light (not sorry?) Spicy (no need to be sorry) yet sweet (nowhere near sorry.) Are you already worn out? Sorry. Remember the game Sorry? Me, too. That’s all I had to say. Anytime I say the word sorry I say it like Gilly […]

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Baked Chicken Squares

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Soooooo baked, you guys. Is it spring where you are? It wants to be spring here, but it’s failing. I give spring an F. Not that it’s even technically spring yet, but when I’m seeing and writing March on everything, it needs to be spring. I need tulips and daffs sprouting out of my nose. […]

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DIY Baby Leg Warmers

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Oh for heaven’s sake. Sure sure, this is nothing new. Anyone can take a sock, cut off the end and shove it on a baby’s leg. But could we just deep-tissue massage our ovaries real quick because BABY LEGS.    So today I thought we’d have a little fun looking at a series of photos […]

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Pork Chop Casserole

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DUDES. Is it okay if I call you dude? I call the babies dude. I think they like it. Matter of fact, I know they do because every time I say it they get a little pool of vomit right in the corners of their mouths. And if that’s not a sure sign of loving […]

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Hit Me Babies One More Time

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So, I’m seven weeks and one day into this whole being a mom thing, and I kind of can’t believe someone hasn’t yet locked me up and swallowed the key. I have to say, we’ve definitely found our rhythm. I have my weekday rhythm. We have our weekend rhythm. And Charlie is clearly content with […]

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Penne with Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Pesto Chicken Sausages

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Remember when you used to pronounce penne as penny? Oh that wasn’t you? It was only me? Oh. But remember when you thought it was actually pronounced pen? . . . Wait, not you? Just me? Again? Oh. Well did you know that in actuality it’s pronounced pennUHHOOTENANY? I’m just kidding it’s not. I’m just […]

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Simple Corn Chowder

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Okay so, what’s the difference between a chowder and a soup? No, no. I’m actually asking. My fingers are too lazy to ask Dr. Google, so I’m asking you. I’m calling this a chowder since it has corn in it. And cream and potatoes. Okay I just looked it up. I’m basically right! Chowders are […]

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French Toast Nuggets

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Balemtime’s Bay! Yeah, I’m that obnoxious d-bucket who says Balemtime instead of Valentine. I know. I’m actually getting mad just typing it out. What’s even worse is if you heard me say it. It’s not a regular voice. Oh gosh no. It’s a high-pitched squeak that sounds somewhere between a dolphin and a drunk muppet. […]

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