Archive for March, 2010

I’ve pretty much dedicated this blog to proving you don’t have to eat boring microwaved food with tiny portions in order to diet successfully. You don’t NEED to have food delivered to your doorstep in expensive, prepackaged portions. You don’t need to give up the best things in life – ice cream, chocolate, Mexican (er, […]


Let’s get serious about asparagus for a moment. I first discovered asparagus one magical night as a 19 year old senior at university. Imagine me as that stereotypically frazzled, over-achieving English major with ten papers to write and twice as many books to read. I’d just been told I couldn’t walk around campus because I […]


Deeeeeeelicious. I chose to use 5 thin-cut, boneless pork chops for this recipe, but you’re free to use bone-in or a couple more thickly-cut chops. So long as the weight of meat comes out to around .75lb [That’s 3/4 lb, for you fellow English, non-mathematical nerds]. I recommend (and highly) using a mix of onions, […]


Arroz Con Pollo

08Mar10

I’d been looking around for a workable, mostly authentic Mexican recipe for us. Hindrance: We lack the space, tools, and cookware necessary to make many truly authentic Mexican meals. This recipe is as close as I’ve gotten, and in my opinion, it’s about as close as you’ll get from a typical American kitchen. What makes […]