From age three to five, my son didn’t eat red meat. He wouldn’t touch the stuff. Because my kids like to torture me with their complete opposite-edness, my daughter LOVES the stuff. Burgers are her favorite food (she takes after her momma that way).
I grew up on Sapporo Ichiban ramen noodles (original flavor is the only way to go). My mother, having grown up in Japan, used to have packets of the stuff around the house and would make it for me when I got sick (or she just couldn’t deal with cooking). I called it “soupie.” Still do. While […]
What do you do with leftover herbs and stuff? Pesto it.
In a true sign that end days are nigh, my family all sat around the dinner table last night eating the same meal. I swear, miracles never cease. I wasn’t sure I would get away with making only one dinner. I thought for sure I’d hear moans and groans if not full-force wailing and a […]
Every weekend, I have a ritual. I sit down with a scrap of paper and a pen, and plan a week’s worth of dinners. My husband HATES this part of the weekend, mostly because: 1. He thinks it’s completely insane to plan Thursday’s dinner on a Saturday or Sunday. (If he had his way, he’d […]
After our week of eating light and healthy, my husband and I both agreed we were still desperate for a cheeseburger. However, both of us lost 3 or so pounds, which I guess was a positive thing. We also agreed to continue on, believe it or not. But I had to swear we’d add some […]
Well, one day down. I was going to write last night but I was so weak with hunger I couldn’t even turn on the damn computer, let alone type. A few things I’ve learned over the past 24 hours: Eating close to nothing (read: proper amounts) makes you pee a LOT. Starving myself (read: not […]