Category Archives: In the Kitchen

Fudge Cake Fail

Date night dessert fail. Guess I’ll be stopping by Whole Foods. Sorry Crofts. This is what I was trying for: chocolate fudge cake Tastes like poop.

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Sippin’ on Gin and Jam

In case you haven’t been to 2nd Bar+Kitchen yet, you should go.  The food is really really great, and the bar menu offers some ridiculously creative cocktails, including a Gin and Jam.  No GED needed to figure this cocktail out … Continue reading

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Update: Soup Fail

Update: Today I found a recipe for potato leek soup that my friend Shannon gave me – she raved about it.  This blog is a shameless plug to ask her to please make me some. Please! On a side note, … Continue reading

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Guilt-free is for me [Ham and Spinach Casserole]

I love casseroles for their cheesy goodness.  I also hate casseroles for their cheesy goodness (must have cheeeeese!). Like the rest of America, it’s New Year to a New Skinnier Me. Treadmill = I hate you.  Lame. Recently I picked … Continue reading

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Potato Leek Soup Fail

Oh man, I was so excited to make this soup so that I could slice and dice all the veggies in the new food processor I got for Christmas.  Food processor was awesome. Soup tasted like 100 percent nothing. Cardboard-y, … Continue reading

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Tasty Easy Orange Chicken

Cooking chicken breast on the stove makes me nervous because four years ago I gave myself food poisoning after making stir fry and then breaking up with my boyfriend and I’ve been traumatized ever since.  I will risk my intestines … Continue reading

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Weeknight Cooking [Mexican Chicken]

Cooler weather, cooler weather! Rah rah rah! There have been lots of crazy things going on around these parts with the autumn blowing in.  Love and life and football all that.  There’s nothing more grounding than comfort food. Mexican comfort … Continue reading

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267 Days Until THE BEACH 2011 [Sugar-free Mayonnaise]

Each year my in-laws take us to fantastic, beautiful, glitzy Redneck Hawaii, which you simpletons may know as Galveston, Texas.  We don’t do much other than sleep in, read, and eat Skinny Cow.  One night was rib night, so we … Continue reading

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Fig Abundance Bars

Yum! These were almost a FAIL, as they turned out not so much bars as they are cookies that fall apart.  So aside from having to eat them with a fork, they are really fresh and delicious.  The walnuts are … Continue reading

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I’ll take you for a ride on my plastic pedal tractor, but only if you pedal [Stuffed Tomatoes]

When I was a little kid I had a green plastic pedal tractor with detachable wagon trailer. Although my driveway was only 50 feet long and 20 feet wide I was pretty darn sure that I was a farmer when … Continue reading

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