Category: life at stove

Recipe Monday (Tuesday)! Birthday Chicken Burritos

The son recently told me that he tasted his first burrito in a small storefront restaurant on Fourth Avenue. He and his friends were out gallivanting, up to no good, which can make fifteen year old boys very hungry and grateful to find a restaurant still open pass their curfew. That first burrito was buried under a salsa verde and he can still taste its fresh savory heft.

Recipe Monday! Still in the Oven!!

Last night I made them for the eldest but we all sat around the table too long and I wasn’t into writing until 2 AM to make my deadline.

Recipe Monday! What Mom Knew and I Don’t

Mom heard what went into a dish and immediately knew not only how to cook it but how it should taste, a talent she expected everyone to have and was appalled when she found otherwise.

Damn That Was Bad!

About that recipe I gave yesterday–that so sucked!

Recipe Monday! The Conflicted Food Writer

Unlike nearly everyone else in the food world, I’m not an expert cook, an investigative journalist, an intriguing theorists, an anthropologist or historian.!-the-conflicted-food-writer

Recipe Monday! High Anxiety Chocolate Mousse Pie

I’m going to take a very educated guess and say you may be a little anxious if not distressed right now. Here to the rescue is Recipe Monday! High Anxiety Chocolate Mousse Pie

Recipe Monday! What the Founding Wives and Slaves Cooked for the Founding Fathers

Whether the Founding Fathers dined at a tavern or home during the Constitutional Convention, their meals were cooked by our Founding Women. For more than a handful, if the men headed home, slaves were in the kitchen, as well. recipe-monday!-what-the-founding-wives-and-slaves-cooked-for-the-founding-fathers

Stumbling Along in Blog Land

I meant to post a piece today about Tom and me going out on another droning expedition. The plan release would coincide with your roll out of bed and commencing of your daily scroll.The reason this didn’t happen is because of my two persistent pitfalls in getting this blog thing exploding happily along.

All About Blogging Advice… Recipe Wednesday! Moving to Recipe Monday!

I’m shamelessly begging people to follow my blog! So this move is the first step. Let’s see what happens….

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Recipe Monday! Sledding Crêpes

I watched the snow fall on Saturday and wished I could go sledding. It’s horrifying to me that the last time was when my oldest son was around four years old and we lost control and rammed right into a lamp post.