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Szechwan Shrimp

By |2011-11-16T21:57:07-04:00February 9th, 2008|Recipes|

Lent is upon us, and that means many a meatless Friday. So to jazz up a Lenten dinner that would normally consist of fish sticks and steak fries, I am going to spend the next few Fridays exploring shrimp. On the menu this week, a spicy little number. While I am always apprehensive of any [...]

Everyone relax, I am not peeing on anything today.

By |2009-03-30T17:07:02-04:00February 8th, 2008|Musings|

I think it's funny that, once I reached a certain age, I can never just be sick anymore, there is always a hint of suspicion. It seems, because I am a woman of childbearing years, any whisper of nausea or flu-like symptoms earns a "tsk, tsk," "wink, wink," and a dramatic head nod toward the [...]

The Company I Keep

By |2008-02-08T13:10:00-04:00February 8th, 2008|Musings|

I like to surround myself with the most gorgeous, hilarious, and wicked clever girls around. Plus I naturally gravitate towards any person who uses ellipses as much as I do. Case and point...my darling friend Bunny Mendelbaum. Not gonna lie, I peed my pants a little on this one.Part of my Inheritance...You're the best Bunny!Love [...]

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60 Easy Minutes to Yum

By |2011-11-16T21:58:25-04:00February 6th, 2008|Recipes|

I am sure everyone has a version of this dish. It's the easiest thing to make when it's yucky outside, and you are too tired to get all fancy. It's also easy to alter, add in some fresh veggies, or different soup flavors. Here is the version I grew up with, and the "I won't [...]

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Because I am better at this than you are.

By |2009-03-30T17:03:15-04:00February 5th, 2008|Musings|

Why am I in charge of smelling everything?Hubby: Do you think son #1 pooped?Me (cooking dinner): I would have no idea.He then walks up to me, holding said son, and puts his diapered butt in my face. Um, yeah...smells like poop.Hubby: Which one of these is a formula bottle, and which one is a milk [...]

It’s 4am, let’s forget it ever happened.

By |2011-06-16T16:42:53-04:00February 4th, 2008|Musings|

I find that when you are up at 4 am, things happen that maybe wouldn't happen at say...6am. The crazy things that go on my head that early, make my 6am self just wants to kick the shit out of my 4 am self. It starts with a bit of self pity, that quickly rolls [...]


By |2011-11-16T21:59:34-04:00February 1st, 2008|Recipes|

I rarely tackle Mexican food. I blame acid reflux, and a general distaste for beans. So, it takes a really yummy recipe to get me on board, and my mom's enchiladas do the trick! Like all my recipes, this is low fat....snort....just kidding.  I love fat pants.  Feel free to low fat this one up [...]

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Gag me with a spoon.

By |2011-06-16T16:39:05-04:00February 1st, 2008|Musings|

I should warn you, if you were not a pre-teen or teenage girl in the late 80's or early 90's...please stop reading now. This entry will make absolutely no sense to you! So I was dicking around online, and stumbled upon mention of something that tossed me right back into fourth grade. I think. Wait, [...]

Beef Stroganoff

By |2011-11-16T22:02:34-04:00January 31st, 2008|Recipes|

Tonight I tackled my mama's Beef Stroganoff recipe. I love when she makes it, but the whole sour cream and ketchup aspect always scared me. But now, I stand corrected. It was not only simple to throw together, but mouth-wateringly delicious!1 Large cut of Flank Steak (even a package of stew meat will do)1 Quart [...]

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Thank you Dark Continent! Goodnight!

By |2011-06-16T16:31:54-04:00January 30th, 2008|Musings|

Ok, what is sexier than a rock star? You know, messy hair, 5 o'clock shadow, ripped jeans, tattoos, smelling of old whiskey and angst, up on stage, playing the guitar. Everyone woman loves them, and every guys wants to be them. They are pure sex. Ya know whats not pure sex? Sitting on a smelly [...]