Monthly Archives: August 2010

Meal Plan for September and Cocoa Granola Bars

It’s the last day of August (already?  How’d that happen?), so it’s time, I guess, to unveil the plan for September.  But before I do, I’ve got to make note of one or two things and make good on a … Continue reading

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One Month, Two Funny Muffins

Red, Round, or Green is officially one month old!  It’s funny how fast the month has gone, and yet, how I feel that I’ve been writing this blog forever.  Maybe it’s just because what happens on this blog is so … Continue reading

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Meal Plan Off-Roading and Mom’s Fish Dish

One of the things that I love about having a meal plan is that when life gets all wonky and hectic, like it has this week, the plan is still there, patiently waiting for me to follow its magical little … Continue reading

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Mushroom Love, or, What To Do With a Naked Apple

I’m so excited about my lunch today.  Actually, I’m so excited about everyone’s lunches today.  But mainly mine, because it’s leftovers of last night’s dinner, and I loved last night’s dinner. We had something for which I cannot take credit … Continue reading

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Popcorn Peas and Sunday Chicken

I promised yesterday that I’d get back to practical things here on the blog, and that means returning to our mini-series on Old Standards and New Favorites.  It’s good to get back to sanity this morning, because quite frankly, I’m … Continue reading

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…And Now I’ve Got Rosewater

With the family in town over the weekend, food became an adventure in more ways than one.  My sister, D., is heading off to live in Athens for a year (yes, that’s Athens, Greece), a topic of discussion which is … Continue reading

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Off-Balance for a Balanced Picnic

I’m feeling a little off-balance today, not in a bad way, but in that “I’ve got houseguests” kind of way.  It’s a mixture of happiness that they’re here, appreciation for their help, relief that my boys get to go on … Continue reading

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Care and Feeding of Overnight Guests

So my family’s coming into town for a weekend visit, and as usual, I’m stressing just a bit. Don’t get me wrong — I LOVE my parents.  As previously discussed on this blog, I also love my sister, D., who … Continue reading

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Another Favorite, Another Newcomer

Yesterday I started a new mini-series, I guess you’d call it, here on the blog — I posted one of our family’s “greatest hits” recipes (Frog Slime Meatballs — don’t knock it till you’ve tried it), along with a recipe … Continue reading

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Frog Slime and Cinnamon Chips

I woke up this morning in a frog slime kinda mood.  Before you panic, that’s a good thing — it means that I’m feeling confident about recent kitchen successes and looking forward to resurrecting some “greatest hits” for the kids … Continue reading

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