see that sunshine coming through our windows? i’ve missed you, sunshine. we even have a window open. so wonderful. i’ve been so toxic. so sick, so exhausted, so stressed. SO, i’m going to do something about it. i’m doing the dr. oz 3-day detox. it includes three different veggie and juice drinks, green tea with lemon, and a detox bath every night for 30 … Continue reading spring.
okay, now that my heart palpitations have subsided from all the butter and red meat, i am finally ready to report and rate the food i made from julia’s fantastic cookbook! first of all, the woman is a CHEMIST. she is so thorough and thoughtful, and every meal seems to involve a chemical reaction, where eggs are whipped into stiff peaks, or ribbon stages, or … Continue reading the julia child dinner party.
ooh laa laaaaa. this dressing has a little secret ingredient that the french use. apparently. i learned about it on food tv. here’s the recipe. don’t forget to vary it and let me know what you do!!! FRENCH SECRET VINAIGRETTE juice of one lemon a squirt of agave nectar or honey a little olive oil dijon mustard some chopped dill S&P and… here’s the secret … Continue reading french secret vinaigrette. shhhhhh…
please don’t judge this blog post by its title. all tuna cakes are NOT created equal!!! these tuna cakes are sooooo incredible. trust me. actually, don’t trust me ~ just make them and taste for yourself. tuna is so good for you. as you know already. rich in omega 3’s, right? low in fat? i don’t know. i just love the stuff, and it’s really … Continue reading healthy soul food: tuna cakes.
isn’t it the most beautiful book you’ve ever seen? nostalgic hue of blue-green, sweet, unassuming cover with simple red font, and profound, thorough, culinary encyclopedia on the inside. “made with love” is what it should say on the front. the hub and i are having two incredible people over for dinner next week. we owe this couple a very special dinner, for many reasons, and … Continue reading the julia child dinner party.
okay, so i’ve been working my fingers to the bone. i’m so exhausted and i need healthy, easy, cheap comfort food. i have a rehearsal in 30 minutes, then i’m dropping by the grocery store to pick up something that can serve as that medicine. i need it to be full of vegetables and superfood and warmth and digestive happiness. the hub would say ~ … Continue reading ideas?
my in-laws and my mother are all coming this weekend for the hub’s musical at school, and our kansas city chorale concerts. so i thought i would make some antipasti-style nosh for the weekend, so that i don’t have to cook anything, yet, the fridge will be full of treats. here’s what i plan to make: dried cherry/orange scones (best recipe EVER) butternut squash lasagna … Continue reading pesto pasta with a kick.
as if you needed ANOTHER black bean soup recipe. i have read and tried so many different ones, and i pieced together all my favorite elements from each one. here’s what is brewing in pixy’s kitchen this morning! in a splash of olive oil… onion, jalapeno, celery, garlic, carrots, and a healthy handful of chopped kale (get the already washed, already chopped, for pete’s sake!! … Continue reading black bean/kale soup.
although i am one of the lucky ones who haven’t become allergic to gluten (yet), i am always experimenting with gluten free baking, in sympathy for my sweet friends who cannot digest it. i really, really love this gluten free peanut butter cookie, created by the culinary genius, emeril lagasse, who has a son with gluten allergies. this recipe makes me so happy: there are … Continue reading gluten free cookies!