Yesterday we had family at our house for Easter dinner and it was a great success. I think it is the first “major” holiday meal we’ve hosted and I think we carried it off well! My husband made lamb and I believe cooked it based on a James Beard recipe. He marinated the roasts overnight… Continue reading Easter Menu.
Every time I bake or cook something, I think: I’ve got to create a post for this. But then I don’t. I guess the desire to blog ebbs and flows. Sometimes the “happening” of life becomes more pressing than the “recording” of it and that’s fine. But I do miss taking pictures of food and… Continue reading Year’s end.
As I continue to try and plan weeknight dinners in advance, I’ve found that my use-what’s-in-the-pantry skills are getting a lot better. I hate wasting food, so this is a good thing. It’s also helpful when I won’t be able to make it to the grocery store for a couple days and need to improvise.… Continue reading Another meal planning update.
A few weeks ago I started ordering produce online and having it delivered to me at work. It feels very luxurious but I’ve had to be careful not to a) order so much that I can’t get the box down to my car or b) order so much that it goes unused. I always order… Continue reading Another summer salad.
First off, I realize it’s been much more carbs than fiber around here lately. I’m working on a knitting post, promise. But first it’s time to talk about Oscar snacks. One of my favorite kinds of “dinners” is what I call schnack— just a bunch of little foods/appetizer-type things/dips and whatnot all laid out for… Continue reading Oscar snacks and more.