Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Olive Oil 1 Onion, chopped 2 tsp Garlic, diced 1 Tbsp Ginger, diced 1 Lg Red Chile, finely chopped 1 tsp Cumin 1/2 C Slivered Almonds 1 1/2 C Badmati Rice 2 Carrots, cut into small pieces 1 Butternut Squash, peeled and cut into small pieces 1 Sweet Potato, peeled and … More Orange Vegetable Pilaf
One of the perks of Billy’s new job is that we get to test out new products before they hit the market. Yesterday I had to bake cookies and give feedback. My first thought? If I wanted a strawberry sundae I’d just have one, I don’t think I want to eat it in a cookie. … More Test Kitchen
And Diet Coke. And pretzel rolls. And cheese. And candy. And dessert of any kind. And brown rice Triscuits. And basically everything delicious. Because Melisa is going on a diet. The bingo arm and stubborn belly fat is outta control over here. And also, the train is rolling straight into depression and anxiety-town because my … More Good-bye Peanut Butter Pie
Why is there ear wax and why does it hurt so much to get it out if your ear? Inevitably you poke too deep and get that feeling like someone just lobed a javelin into your eardrum. Also, other people can see into your ears, but you can’t. Not fair. Why not make the NOSTRIL … More Ranting in run-on sentences.
There is this little bakery in town where I frequently eat lunch…. they have the MOST delicious donuts, pastries and desserts I have EVER seen. (they also have soups, salads and sandwiches, but that doesn’t matter as much.) I walked into the bakery yesterday to get some soup and THAT is what I saw. A … More OMGDONUTS!
My sister Kristen was recently visiting from Colorado. She set a goal for herself this year, to not buy a loaf of bread all year. Sidenote: why can’t I think of awesome goals like this? Instead of things like: try not to let ass get fatter?? Anyhoodle, on her last day at my house … More Carbs had a baby!