Spring break. Ahhhhhhhhh. It couldn't have come a moment too soon and now it is slipping away faster than a politician leaving a motel room. Let's see... what did I accomplish this week. Pay bills: check. Clean apartment: check. Lay on couch in underwear while alternating napping and eating blocks of cheese in front of the tv: check. I'd say that so far I've had a very successful week. I thought I had all but extinguished every food-based entertainment option on Netflix. Then
I spent easter with my boyfriend and his extended family this year. It was such a blast! We went to mass, then to Ryan's grandparents for breakfast and an easter egg hunt. It took me wayyyyy too long to find my egg, which was just laying on the ground behind a car tire. But I felt better because it took Ryan almost half an hour soooooo yeeaaaaaa. Later we rode around Northern Kentucky looking at houses for sale. It was a beautiful day! By dinner time I was starving and not in
I'm trying to get the hang of posting often but it's harder than I thought it would be. Especially when I am like 7/8 of the way through my first year of teaching. But I have been cooking! A lot actually! Just not measuring, writing down recipes, or taking pictures of my food. Oh well. I should probably be perfecting those recipes before putting them on here anyway. Also, I gave up cheese for Lent sooo... that was rough. I went through a serious cheese detox that was a lot ha
I tested another recipe! Yay! This time it was something I am intimately familiar with... pancakes. I tested this recipe, as well as the last one, for Nicole from Eat This Poem. She is AWESOME and just submitted the manuscript for her first cookbook! I read Nicole's blog regularly, and when I saw that she was looking for recipe testers to help with her cookbook I jumped at the chance to help. The first recipe I tested were these short ribs and mashed potatoes and celery root.