Category Archives: cooking and food

Masala dosa

My dosa handling skills lack finesse, but it was delicious!!

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back in the saddle

like many bloggers, i get on and off this horse quite a bit.  even some people i never thought would stop blogging have taken breaks, so though i miss them, i feel a little better. so, i am starting easy. … Continue reading

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Nervous hands

i was so anxious today i made potato soup and clover leaf rolls…from scratch.

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Easy apple cobbler 

i want to share a recipe for a dessert that i frequently make on sunday afternoons, when my parents come to lunch.  it can be made with whatever fruits you have on hand.  since it is currently fall and apple … Continue reading

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daring to try again

despite last week’s failed crock pot experiment, i decided to get back on that horse and try again.this week i am trying a cheesy tortellini dish.  it was very simple to put together, which is good because it has been … Continue reading

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What I ate

a picture is worth a thousand words right? This is what I had for dinner. In the curry’s defense, mr p liked it. He even wanted the leftovers for his lunch tomorrow.

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hmmm, not sure this meal is a success

i am attempting to craft a thai green curry in my crockpot, but despite heaping the pot full of fresh eggplant, coconut milk, and green curry paste…i am not feeling overly confident. for starters, it isn’t really green. I’ll have … Continue reading

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leftovers a gogo

i will admit that i am not the best about leftovers.  i love the idea of them, and of course the convenience of cooking fewer meals, but after eating something twice, i often lose a little enthusiasm for a particular … Continue reading

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spicy honey chicken

anyone out there addicted to pinterest?  i love it, and i thought it was about time i actually made some of the recipes that i have pinned! this week i tried spicy honey chicken (original recipe found here, don’t let … Continue reading

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tacos al pastor

anyone familiar with tacqueria fare in texas has probably enjoyed tacos al pastor at some time or another.  when i was in houston, i spent a lot of time hanging out a little hole in the wall that served amazing … Continue reading

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