Posted in December 2012

Europe Trip 2012–Two Week Summary

Europe Trip 2012–Two Week Summary

Since creating this blog nearly three years ago, I’ve enjoyed including posts recapping my travels around the country, and the world. Though the primary topic of this blog is food, I find travel to be a topic about which I also really enjoy writing. Often when I read others’ blogs, I also find posts and … Continue reading

Christmas Break

Christmas Break

Seven days in, I must say it has been a rather good holiday vacation thus far! Here’s what we’ve been up to (in addition to, obviously, celebrating Christmas, as covered in my previous post!) Coffee House Creamery Lunch We had another Groupon to use here, for lunch for two. Our second trip here was great … Continue reading

Favorite Entrée Recipes of 2012–Part II

Favorite Entrée Recipes of 2012–Part II

Missed Part 1? Read it here. I try A LOT of different recipes! Most of them are dinner entrées. Here are some favorites from the past year! — Favorite Recipes of July Country Chicken with Gravy July Honorable Mentions: Shrimp Cobb Salad Makeover Chicken Enchilada Soup Salmon Burgers with Green Goddess Sauce Italian Chopped Salad … Continue reading

Merry Christmas 2012

Merry Christmas 2012

Season’s Greetings! Hope that everyone had a very Merry Christmas. I know that I was very lucky to have great holiday this year. As has been customary for the past few years, Christmas Eve was spent at my aunt and uncle’s house with my immediate family, aunts and uncle, and cousins. A spread of appetizers, … Continue reading

Favorite Entrée Recipes of 2012–Part I

Favorite Entrée Recipes of 2012–Part I

With 2012 wrapping up, it’s time for me to put together my “favorite recipes” posts! I did this last year too, and it was a lot of fun to assemble. Favorite Dinner Recipes of 2011 – Part I Favorite Dinner Recipes of 2011 – Part II And here are a few of 2012’s favorites! Favorite … Continue reading

Holiday Favorites Survey

Holiday Favorites Survey

In snagged this fun little survey from Carrots ‘n’ Cake. Hope you enjoy, and feel free to ‘borrow’ and/or leave your favorites in the comments section. Favorite Holiday Cookie As a kid they had to have been holiday-shaped sugar cookies which were decorated over at my grandma’s house. Here I am proudly holding a platter … Continue reading

The World Goes On

The World Goes On

Well hello! Today was the first day of my 11 day vacation for the holidays! Splendid! Yesterday evening was my work holiday party, kindly hosted by our director at his house and catered by Romanoff’s Catering. The food was awesome, as always! Beef Tenderloin and Dill Salmon: Lots of delicious sides, including a Blue Cheese, … Continue reading

Potluck–Antipasto Skewers

Potluck–Antipasto Skewers

This week, on Thursday, was our work lobby-wide potluck. We had quite the spread. Our director brought an entire smoked Cajun turkey (best thing at the potluck!) AND a ham! I made Antipasto Skewers, inspired by a Pinterest find. Some were impressed by my offering. But honestly, I just put store-bought shit on a stick. … Continue reading

Velveeta Easy Red Beans & Rice

Velveeta Easy Red Beans & Rice

Tonight was one of those nights when my commute took 50 minutes instead of the usual 15-20. Gah! Thanks goodness I had a hassle-free meal planned. While many of Kraft’s recipes aren’t always the healthiest, they are often one of my top recipe sources when I am seeking something quick and easy to make. And … Continue reading