Posts Tagged ‘recipe’

Look, recipes for strawberry smoothies abound. Some involve ice cream and frozen yogurt. Others rely on protein and fiber supplements to provide the healthfulness. In my opinion, nothing in the whole world tastes quite as good as SIMPLE. Enter: the smoothie recipe I’m sharing with you today. If you’ll forgive the picture quality, you may […]


Okay, so you’ve been wondering why I haven’t posted in ages. You have every right to ask. Truth is, Peter started working 10 hour days, which means a 4 day work week. I followed suit. As you can imagine, a 10 hour day does not leave much energy for blogging. So where have you been […]


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 […]


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 […]


Whoooooo boy. I have got a treat for you. When I first saw this recipe, I had my doubts. For one thing, I knew I’d need to make modifications to bring out the flavor of the chicken and herbs. For another, while rice is a suitable addition to this meal, I felt that a good […]


This recipe has been a staple for Peter and me. I’ve put down the most basic form of the recipe – which is tasty – but you should feel free to toss in just about any veggie (celery, carrot, and broccoli work great), if it suits your taste. Did I mention this recipe will make […]


I want to share a special recipe with you. Cream-based soups are a cornerstone of my comfort-food diet. When I realized that the time had come to get serious about eating healthier and dropping some pounds – for the sake of longevity, if nothing else – I despaired over the loss of three things: cheese, […]