Archive | March, 2012

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread

Still have a few rogue cans of pumpkin hanging around after the holidays? It’s almost summer, bitches! Eat that pumpkin! But if you’re feeling the way I am, you’re a little worn out from all the muffins, breads, and pies that usually feature pumpkin as the star ingredient. But. I have a confession: I love […]

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Television Beverages

Ever notice show often your favorite TV character(s) drink? I was watching a few episodes of Burn Notice when I realized that these men drink more mojitos than any man should. Fiona just chugs a beer or five. That got me to thinking…what other TV show characters drink an abnormal amount of one beverage? Burn […]

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Tips & Tricks: Garden Edition

What’s crackin’, peeps? It’s almost spring. And you know what that means! Open windows. Cutting grass. T-shirts. Growing things. So I thought I’d do a post on┬átips and tricks for the garden so that you can plan ahead and get a jumpstart for when the cold air goes away. 1. Make your own insecticide. You […]

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Kale & Eggs & Grits

Saturday mornings are my Zentastic, Peace-Achieving, Day-Centering Morning Time. It’s quiet, and either freezing cold or blazing hot in El Guapo’s kitchen (okay, maybe this is what I have to overcome to achieve my zen), and I have a routine. First I begin the coffee. No day starts without coffee. Once the bean juice is […]

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Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

I’m really not a meat cooker. I grilled chicken for a living once upon a time, but let’s just say I was more concerned about food safety and lawsuits than taste. Unless it’s bacon or the occasional pork tenderloin, I’m not the person you should run to for help in the Meat Department. El Guapo, […]

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