Category Archives: Dinner

Mac & Cheese for Friends-giving-mas-wanza-anukah

To kick off the holiday season, I threw a party.  I called it Friends-giving-mas-wanza-anukah.  Just to cover all of my bases. I made it a potluck and my contribution was mac & cheese and an apple pie.  I figured something … Continue reading

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Beer Braised Short Rib

I love reading recipes.  Especially when at the end, I think, I can do that.  Then I do, and I either realize, it’s a whole lot harder than it sounds, or it was really simple and now I have another … Continue reading

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Knife Fights, Turkey Trunks and Old Lady Bathing Suits: Kicking off Holiday Season 2013

It’s not as exciting as the title may suggest.  I just wanted to pique your interest… So, here is another reason why I need one of those Life Alert things: Yup.  That is a knife, that flew out of my … Continue reading

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Quickie Dinner: Roasted Mushroom Kale and Chicken with Buttermilk Biscuits

My kitchen never stays clean for long. I’m just having immediate family over for Thanksgiving.  Small informal affair.  But I still had to go on a massive cleaning spree on Sunday to make the apartment guest worthy (a perk of … Continue reading

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Pork Chops and Peaches for dinner

The one thing I love about summer is how many fruits and veggies are now in season.  Peaches, berries of all kinds, squash, kale and corn. While I was on my Sunday Run-day this morning, I realized that it is … Continue reading

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Searching for a Running Buddy, Stopping for Shrimp and Coconut Grits

Finding a running buddy is like dating. You can run a lot with an assortment of people, hoping to find the right group or person you click with enough to start meeting on a regular basis. The unwritten rule of … Continue reading

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Not Just for Bagels and Frosting: Peanut Butter and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

I switched cable providers recently.  When I moved in, there was only one provider to choose from.  It seems when they built the building, they entered into a contract with this provider and everything was wired up for them.  However, … Continue reading

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Ditching the Diet for Burgers and Beer: Westchester Magazine’s Burger Beer Bash 2013

I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I try to be a flexatarian.  Meaning, I follow mostly a plant based diet, but will eat a little meat.    However there are some times where the gloves are off and the whole … Continue reading

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You Just Don’t Know Until You Try: Ham & Gruyere Quiche

The Crossfit Games Open adventures continue! This week was the second workout of the series, workout 13.2: As Many Reps as Possible in 10 minutes (AMRAP 10) of the following: 5 Shoulder to Overhead with 75 pounds (Basically, do whatever … Continue reading

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In Need of A Super Salad: Salmon Bok Choi Salad

Just to show you that I am, in fact, human, let me share with you what I did Thursday morning. I don’t think I have ever done this before, so I’m a little ashamed, but hey, such is life. My … Continue reading

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