saved by the sauce

Okay, so even though my honey likes his pork shoulder without any glitz or glamour, I'm only human. I occasionally often make mistakes. read more words! ...more

millions of peaches

I think that if you say you love peaches, you have accepted (and perhaps relish) the fact that you can't eat one without getting its juices all over yourself. read more words! ...more

still single...(and an outstanding giveaway!)

Single serve, that is. read more words! ...more

krim reaper

Even though I haven't been what would be considered a bona fide scientist for several years, I don't think I'll ever stop overanalyzing problems and running experiments to prove or disprove a hypothesis. The setting and equipment (and necessary degree of precision) are just a little bit different than they were in my school days. read more words! ...more

maybe he won't notice...

There are some food-related things that I like to remain unchanged (...until I suddenly get tired of those items and want something completely different). These things include but are not limited to my weekday breakfast (Lucky Charms, if you must know, which replaced a years-long obsession with Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds) and my before-bed treat (creamsicles for the win!)(previously a homemade caramel steamer,for which it's entirely too hot right now). read more words! ...more

beginner's luck

I was having a conversation with a coworker the other day and we somehow found ourselves discussing casinos. read more words! ...more

rotten luck, rotten plants

My family is full of green-thumbed gardeners, and they all told us* we were nuts to nurture five squash plants for two people. They might've been right, but we'll never know. read more words! ...more

a restorative condiment

Lest you be misled as I was, balsamic vinegar is not made from the balsam flower (which, incidentally, is quite lovely). read more words! ...more

pickled tink

Just a little spoonerism for youse guys on this balmy Monday morning. read more words! ...more

it's rotini jerry!*

If I had had some fusilli in my pantry, I would've used it. *I think I reference Seinfeld on this blog more than anything else, not that there's anything wrong with that. I maintain that it's the best sitcom ever more words! ...more