Archive | April, 2012

Asian Turkey Burgers

I was teaching class the other day (my last day as a teacher, y’all) and my students weren’t working on their projects, preferring to discuss Fox News, Alvar Aalto, chicken vs. beef, internet dead zones, and church baptisms. It was my last day teaching, and I sure wasn’t going to yell at them from goofing […]

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12 Natural Headache Remedies

Hello, my name is Captain Anna, and I get headaches. I don’t know about you, but the idea of slugging medication every time I get a headache doesn’t appeal to me. Natural remedies seem like a much better idea. I’m not a hippie snake oil peddler, folks, and yes, I do take regular showers and […]

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Momma’s Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Growing up is awkward. You like weird things. You look odd. Some things change. Some don’t. One thing that didn’t change for me was how much I loved broccoli. I always got really,┬áreally excited when Mom would make Broccoli Cheese Casserole. I still make this casserole because it’s so damn good. And easy. So here’s […]

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Things I Like: The Best of SkyMall

GUESS WHAT? This is my 103rd post. We’re celebrating 103 because 100 is overrated, 101 reminds me of dalmations, 102 isn’t an interesting number, and 103 is an incredibly compelling number. It’s prime, there are 103 petals on a daisy, I say 103 prayers at night, and, well, that’s all a lie. Except the prime […]

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Farmer’s Market Potluck

El Guapo and I try to eat as locally as possible. This can sometimes be difficult, but lately there’s been a horn of plenty at the downtown farmer’s market. The really neat thing about this particular farmer’s market is that only local growers can be vendors, so you get to meet the people who touched […]

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