Posted in October 2010

A Kick-A$$ Halloween

A Kick-A$$ Halloween

As a reader of MegGoesNomNom, you must know that Halloween is my favorite holiday. Fact: Homemade costumes put together by oneself > store-bought costumes. This year I was HIT GIRL from the movie Kick-Ass, have you seen it? If not, you should. Whaddya think?: The husband likes Halloween too, this year dressing as V. (PS-Below … Continue reading

I won!

I won the Foodie Blogroll Spread the Word contest! This is cool, because I never win things – now I get a tote bag. Woohoo!  This is a great site for discovering other great food blogs. (Check out their banner by scrolling down and checking out the right column of my home page).

Seva Experience #2 + Halloween Hints

Seva Experience #2 + Halloween Hints

Thursday – woot! Today at work was our Halloween potluck, at which I ate my fair share of food, but that didn’t stop me from being hungry for dinner. Seva was our restaurant of choice tonight. Our first time visiting this vegetarian restaurant was about 2-3 weeks ago, and it was one of the best dining experiences I’ve … Continue reading

Loaded Potato Soup

Loaded Potato Soup

Hey there! If you’re back today, that must mean I didn’t scare you away yesterday with my PG-rated post (PG-13? Bare shoulder action was involved..) regarding my Pumpkin Manicotti cooking experience, sans clothes (don’t worry, though, there was an apron involved). So thanks for having a sense of humor with me! And if you’re new to … Continue reading

Project Tasteless: Naked Pumpkin Manicotti

Project Tasteless: Naked Pumpkin Manicotti

Tonight I recreated a dish that I recently fell in love with at Seva, local vegetarian restaurant – Pumpkin Manicotti.  Remember when I achieved nirvana? Well, I hoped to attempt the create the experience again today. Cooking this meal involved very little donning stilettos and minimal apparel! Sneak peek:   Yes indeed, nommers; things got a little saucy (and I’m … Continue reading

How to Make Lentil-Barley Soup like MegGoesNomNom

How to Make Lentil-Barley Soup like MegGoesNomNom

How to Make Lentil-Barley Soup 1. Flip through Cooking Light magazine (or go here for the recipe) and decide you need to make this soup because you have leftover once-used barley and leftover once-used lentils in your pantry. 2. Go grocery shopping for weird new vegetables – leeks and parsnips. Leeks are like mutant green … Continue reading

Cran-Turkey Burgers and Sweetie-tatos

Cran-Turkey Burgers and Sweetie-tatos

Happy Tuesday! Almost halfway through the work week. (Struggling for optimism!). Tonight I started dinner by roasting two medium sweet potatoes. Nothing new and exciting from MegGoesNomNom, right? Well, I did change my method in three ways, and was happy with the results. 1) Did not peel the sweet potatoes. It’s such a pain and I … Continue reading

Delightful Mediterranean Dishes

Delightful Mediterranean Dishes

Hey nommers! Monday already. And a pretty irritating Monday, at that. Phew that weekend was fast! For the last few weeks, I have been doing as much cooking prep work on Sundays as possible, which has been making my life so much easier on work nights, when it comes to making dinner. Being a calorie-counter … Continue reading