Posted in December 2013

My Fifth StitchFix Experience

My Fifth StitchFix Experience

Last week I received my fifth StitchFix shipment in the mail. In this fix, I requested WARM, work-appropriate apparel. I live in Michigan. I need warm clothing, please. Well, this fix, styled by Michelle, delivered on the warmth but unfortunately was less successful than previous fixes in terms of style. My last fix, #4, pretty … Continue reading

Ribfest 2013

Ribfest 2013

Hey ya’alllll. Last weekend was a big event in the MGNN kitchen. ‘Twas… RIBFEST! Ever since my dad lent us his smoker on Thanksgiving, the huz has been dreaming of making ribs. For one week straight,this was all I heard about, and the planned day was dubbed “Ribfest 2013.” We are weird. Other than assisting … Continue reading

Dinner Meal Plan for December 8-14:

Dinner Meal Plan for December 8-14:

Recap of Last Week Basically, I ate a lot of soup this week. And ribs. And whiskey. And probably not enough vegetables. Dinner Meal Plan for December 1-7: Sunday: Crock Pot Creamy Chicken Tortilla Soup Monday: Falafel Wraps with Avocado Spread Tuesday: Lasagna Soup Wednesday: Bourbon and American Whiskey Tasting Dinner at Café Felix Thursday: … Continue reading

Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce

Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce

Most often I share entrée recipes with you here on my blog, but today I wanted to share a really fantastic side dish with you that I recently discovered on Cooking Light. The dish is called “Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce,” and, naturally, it contains a bit of sherry. If you have not cooked … Continue reading

Oh Christmas Tree

Oh Christmas Tree

Hey ya’ll. Today’s post is not food-related but I wanted to share our Christmas tree with you. MegGoesNomNom is gettin’ in the holiday spirit. The huz and I are quite excited because this is our first year of togetherness that we’ve had our own Christmas tree. As mentioned in my Thanksgiving post, getting the tree … Continue reading

Easy Miso-Chicken Ramen

Easy Miso-Chicken Ramen

Last week I tried this recipe for Easy Miso-Chicken Ramen from Eating Well and enjoyed it, and wanted to share. Sometimes when I cook, I prep some or all of the ingredients as I go, and other times I prepare everything in advance. This is a recipe for which I definitely recommend preparing your mise … Continue reading

Dinner Meal Plan for December 1-7

Dinner Meal Plan for December 1-7

Recap of Last Week Dinner Meal Plan for November 24-30 Sunday: Tangy Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Creamed Spinach, Chipotle Mashed Sweet Potatoes Monday: Barbecue Turkey Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Sautéed Kale Tuesday: Dibella’s Wednesday: Easy Miso-Chicken Ramen Thursday: Thanksgiving! Friday & Saturday: Leftovers! — Upcoming Week Dinner Meal Plan for December 1-7: Sunday: Crock Pot Creamy Chicken … Continue reading