my lavender blues

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you guys you. adult placne (plagued acne, because I will shorten anything I can and then take an hour longer to explain the shortened version. life, made difficult, as per always) but for rills. the last year of my twenties should be a glorious one, but alas, here i am just begging for some menopause to […]

Broiled Southwestern Skirt Steak over Corn & Red Pepper Hash

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guys. allergies. what in the hell shmell. or i might just be getting sick, for the ten thousandth time this year. WHICH. means i’m basically going to be pushing daisies over the weekend so that’s something to look forward to. *yay* thankfully my son is a skilled balance bicyclist soo i’ll be sending him off like […]

Italian Sausage, Kale & Egg Drop Soup

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Doughnt even get me started on this poo snowfall one refers to as a flurry this past weekend (and todays early AM). Just doughnt.   But do let me tell you that even the tiniest negative thought that I have ends in me devouring all the contents in ones pantry (except replace below sprinkles with cheese and […]

Sun-Dried Tomato Stuffed Artisan Bread

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I sunbathed today. Yes. It was glorious. And it was only an hour, because it was during work lunch and because I didn’t want to turn into a total raisin. Homegirl is going to be 30 this year. Gotta start ironing out the wrinks before my pruning becomes permanent. Any who. I’m trying to be less lame […]

Zoodles with Clams in a Spicy Coconut Milk & Black Garlic Sauce

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HOLY cheese and rice. WE made it through the satanic month of February !  The month as a whole just sucks. First off. You’re super unattractive and pale (unless you’re a Ginger, the red heads tend to thrive in these months) and all you want to do is quit your stupid new year res. diet and just […]

Short Rib, Pear & Arugula Puff Pizza

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Monday feelings in Irish terminology: I’m wrecked and could use a shoulder of whiskey in my coffee. To be honest, if I were in Ireland I’m 99 percent positive I would be tipsy the entire time being that when you actually look up “common Irish phrases” about 50 percent of them are somehow related to […]

Quick Sweet Potato, Cabbage & Sausage Stovetop Dublin Coddle

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So. Valentines Day….. Thoughts? Well you know my feelings so there’s that. I’ll be potato launching myself off the nearest barn ASAP. Or maybe you will be if someone decides to bestow you a giant heart shaped box filled with land mines. Seriously tho – I feel like whoever created the mysterious chocolate smorgasbord with […]

Dark Chocolate & Maple Caramel Corn w/ Pink Salt & Pepitas (Popcorn Granola)

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I couldn’t find more of a perfect time to join the “February Drop-Off” than the present moment. With yesterdays unfortunate game-day winnings and the dreaded hallmark holiday approaching there is no better time than to stuff ones face with delicious calories of sweet sweet heavenly joy. I mean, after all, isn’t that basically why the month […]

Blood Orange & Whipped Mascarpone Puff Pastry Galette