Jalapeno Popper Chicken Chili

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So the other night I went to a little karaoke shindig for a good friend’s birthday. And as I’m sure you can imagine, it was like an acid trip for me. Constantly on stage with the mic firmly planted in my competitive grip, and my ’90s dramatic ballad ready to spill out of my body […]

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Slow Cooker Paprika Pork over Parmesan Polenta

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Or we could just call it PPPPPPPPPPPPPPP. It’s like the scene in Friends when Joey was on set as a soldier (and almost missing Monica and Chandler’s wedding!), and his counter actor soldier guy keeps spitting all over him because, “when you enunciate, you spit!” It’s totally like that. (soldier costume sold separately) WHICH, by […]

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DIY Scented Hand Lotion

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JUST HEAR THOSE SLEIGH BELLS JINGLING, RING TING TINGLING TOOOOO. Yeah that would be your fist in my face right about now. It’s a craft post, you guys! And we’re making Christmas goodies. (please don’t barf) I was going to wait until after Thanksgiving to post this, but then I thought about all the neurotic […]

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Creamy BBQ Chicken Pizza

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This is a warning. The ingredients you are about to read may cause the following side effects: extreme weeping, sudden heart palpitations, tongue shock, blurry vision, then completely going blind, loss of hearing, dizziness, loss of consciousness, regained consciousness, only to be struck with an intense desire to climb onto your rooftop and sing to […]

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Sesame Noodles with Wilted Garden Greens

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Welcome to the very last episode of Why Didn’t I think of That, the chronicle of a wandering, rebellious gypsy through the vast, open terrain of her companions’ masterminds, with the hopes of finding herself and the strength to carry on just one more day. (do what now?) We’ve had so much fun this week! […]

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Lemon-Brown Sugar Chicken

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Weeee’re back! With only two episodes left (I like to pretend this is TV) of Why Didn’t I Think Of That, the tale of a young Kansas woman who desperately needs to wash her hair, but is having more fun pretending she wrote and published all these fabulous cookbooks. But first! An apology. And I […]

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Mexican Turkey Meatloaf

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Happy Halloween! And welcome back to this week’s theme, Why Didn’t I Think of That, the story of a young woman’s journey through the pages of success born from the hands and minds of her foodie peers that she’s not jealous of at all – their cookbooks. In my head I sound like Ira Glass. […]

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