February 23, 2015

cocktail conundrum

White Caribbean? Dudette? I'm trying really hard to come up with a clever name for my current cocktail of choice, but I'm not having much luck.

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February 19, 2015

shiver me timbers

I know I have no right to gripe and complain about the cold since so many people have it so much worse than we do here in Charlotte. Multiple feet of snow? Negative double-digit temperatures? No thank you, and no thank you.

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February 17, 2015

farms are fun*

*This is true both in real life and, as it turns out, even more so in the form of a game! No manure on my shoes and under my fingernails that way...and no traipsing through the snow on mornings like this! :)

If you're in search of an easy, semi-homemade-but-still-delicious treat to serve to two for a week or twelve for a day, look no further. I, Krusteaz, and a smattering of chocolate chips are coming to your rescue.

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February 13, 2015

on a wing and a prayer

Yes, wings are an excellent noshing option for football games, but they're acceptable, nay, desirable under many other circumstances too. (Perhaps not Valentine's Day, but who am I to judge?)

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February 9, 2015

oat cuisine*

*Not to be confused with haute cuisine. Oh no. Definitely not in my kitchen.


There was a time when I considered oatmeal for breakfast something akin to punishment. What did I do to deserve mushy, flavorless gruel with the texture of mucous to kick start my day?

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February 5, 2015

how easy is that?

Well, it was really easy, Ina,but frankly, it just didn't taste all that great!

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February 2, 2015

the day which must not be named

You might think that I'd get more excited about Valentine's Day since I now actually have a downright delightful dude with whom to celebrate it, but that doesn't seem to be the case. I still think it's pretty silly.

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