i am obsessed with frank’s hot sauce. obsessed, i tell you. my girlfriend, amy, just wrote the same thing in an e-mail, so i thought i would dedicate this post to all the ways i can think of to use frank’s hot sauce, and not in super fattening ways. here goes! 1: my #1 favorite way: buffalo chex mix!!! get creative with the mix ~ think about … Continue reading buffalo wing sauce love.
i had a fantastic day. it was gorgeous out, i had a meeting with an incredible and very influential woman in the music biz this morning, who inspired the heck outa me, and i had my first teaching day of the glorious summer ~ all private students ~ all adults. wonderful. then, i come home to the hub… are you sitting down? DUSTING! WHAT? he … Continue reading blackberry/rosemary red wine spritzer.
now, i thought i had posted this hybrid of two recipes a long time ago. and when i went to make this dish, i went to my own blog, because i really love the combo of ingredients from those two amazing recipes, and i wanted to do it the same way. but it just gets better and better every time i make it, honestly. here’s … Continue reading mango pulled pork.
most of the recipes i post on here are my own creations. well, sort of. they start with a problem: no money, no interest in going to the grocery store, no time, and a refrigerator housing produce that’s not going to last forever in there. so, everyone has a recipe for carrot ginger soup. this is not a revelation. it just happens to be what … Continue reading carrot ginger soup.
well, i was going to make gazpacho, but instead of going to the grocery store over my lunch hour, i bought some new clothes. so i had to go with something much cheaper. tuna cakes and salad. this is a recipe i stole from the gym yesterday. the magazine had so many great recipes that i took the mag home with me, copied several recipes, … Continue reading romaine with oranges, blue cheese and orange vinaigrette.
made these last night for some very tired, very cranky choral conductors, an exhausted singer (moi), and my decorator-friend. you might ask ~ what is a “decorator-friend”? it’s a gay man who comes over and, in exchange for watermelon margaritas, assesses the placement of your furniture and makes suggestions. my decorator-friend, i’m convinced, is an absolute genius. tables were moved, plans were made, margaritas were … Continue reading watermelon margaritas.
this isn’t really one of those fancy, professional, cooking blogs, where you can search for ideas for dinner from a side bar with categories, like appetizers, or desserts. however, i hope it inspires you (whoever is reading this) to eat a little healthier, enjoy your food, think outside the box, or just remember the basics. sometimes, though, i just need a place to get my … Continue reading basic italian tomato sauce.