Baked Ziti and The Great Mostaccioli Pronunciation Debate

I made this last week when the temperature was still a bit brisk. It was perfect – warm, but not too hot, and oh-so-filling. And now it’s 75 ....more

Happy Easter!

Wishing a happy, blessed Easter to those who celebrate it! To everyone else, I wish...more

Awesome Jones Contest Winners

I may or may not have mis-managed my calendar. And by “may or may not have” I mean that I completely forgot that one should not end a giveaway on a day when one is on the road. I’m helping my Grandmother move and so, in between packing china, knick-knacks, and, quite possibly and entirely by accident, one of my family members ....more

On Heroes, Writing, and Awesome Jones: An Interview with AshleyRose Sullivan

The only thing Awesome Jones wants is to be a super hero. Until he falls in love. Despite his colorful name, Awesome Jones is a painfully average man who dreams of being a super hero, just like the ones who patrol his city ....more

Trust me, BUY the panties!

A couple of weeks ago, my friend Chris and I hatched this idea to trade blogs and write about our most embarrassing moments....more

Broccolini with Shallots

I am not at all ashamed to admit to you, friends, that I have eaten some version of this dish every single day for lunch this week. Yes, I know that it’s only Tuesday, but still. Two days in a row? ...more

And that’s when I realized… I could get through anything.

“And that’s when I realized…” is a series of reader submissions. It is an attempt to allow people to tell their realizations, both the comical and poignant. To submit to this series, please email me at firebunny58@gmail.com ....more

The toilet paper aisle on Senior Day is a metaphor for life. I think.

I’ve recently found myself with more time on my hands. Naturally, I’ve been spending a lot of time at the grocery store. Is this only a phenomenon for me and my family? ...more

Springtime Quinoa Bowl

I don’t know about you, but I am over winter. I don’t mind the cold or the snow and ice or the dark mornings. I do, however, mind three 60-plus degree days in a row followed by a winter storm ....more

Gluten-free Lemon Ricotta “Mac & Cheese”

Were you imagining me making air quotes on that “Mac & Cheese?” Good. I was. This has become one of my favorite lunches ....more