BS, Hairdroppers, Main Dishes, Quick and Easy


I firmly believe that things happen when they happen for a reason. For example, something very exciting for me happened a couple of weeks ago. After years of searching (apparently in the wrong damn places), I found someone that was instrumental to my childhood years. I lost track of this person after my freshman year… Read More Happenings

Main Dishes

Chicken all boozed up

I combined several recipes I had in The Vault to come up with this one. Really hit the spot on a Sunday night. Chicken MarsalaFrom The Vault 1 3/4 cups chicken broth2 tbsp finely chopped shallot2 cloves garlic, minced3 tbsp unsalted butter3 tbsp olive oil10 oz crimini mushrooms1 1/2 tsp finely chopped fresh sage1/4 tsp… Read More Chicken all boozed up

Hairdroppers, Main Dishes

Oh, the agony

Someone needs to encase my ass in bubble wrap before allowing me to even get out of bed. But before I get to that, the damn Christmas tree is done. I made applesauce-cinnamon ornaments, screwed hooks into walnuts, and strung popcorn and cranberries. Never again with the popcorn thing. Never again. Besides, The Gidge has… Read More Oh, the agony

Main Dishes

I hate carbs

As you may have noticed, I have been eating a lot of them lately. With the holidays just around the corner, I better cut way back – now. Because I weighed myself today and I have gained five pounds. Oh, the horror. And I have such wonderful goodies planned, too. So if I manage to… Read More I hate carbs

Main Dishes

Road trip

This past Friday afternoon at about 12:30, The Gidge and I embarked on a nearly 4 hour journey to visit the place of my birth. Boy, that sounds pretentious. Let me rephrase that. We went to visit my family. I haven’t been home since Dad had his bypass surgery nearly 2 years ago. I am… Read More Road trip