Currently following a recipe for banana bread and I hit this little gem: “Beat sugar and eggs with a whisk until light and fluffy, about 10 minutes.” Back it up. Ain’t no way. I don’t care what it does to the recipe. I’d need a few more days in the gym a week (more than […]
The two sick kids and sick husband (3 sick kids) are all put to bed. The rain is slowly dripping outside the window and the dim kitchen light is affording me just enough luminescence to put away the dishware from the six or so feeding frenzies that happened throughout the day. I could do the […]
Dave made lots of things last night. I made lots of things tonight. Tomorrow, we will eat all the things.
What? Mashed potatoes without boiling the giant pot of water and then having to wash the giant pot? YES PLEASE. Also, I avoid the pitfall of boiling the potatoes too long and making them gummy. I feel like I’ve discovered the Seven Cities of Cibola… and they’re filled with mounds of perfect, fluffy, mouth-watering mashed […]
Tonight, I made a huge amount of this awesomeness for my husband, myself, a three-year old and a one-year-old. There is nothing left. Like, seconds and thirds for everyone. I cannot stress how fast and versatile this recipe is and it finishes like a restaurant dish. I’ve used chicken, shrimp, any vegetable, any type of […]
I’m not organized or dedicated enough to do daily Thanksgiving posts, but here’s a random one: I’m truly madly and deeply thankful that my 3 year old will entertain himself in his room for 15 minutes after I put the one year old to bed so I can eat some food in peace and type […]
Thanks, older boys for convincing my son that the Chick-Fil-A playground is haunted. An existential conversation was not on my list of fun things to do today.