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I’m Back! (and I brought scones!)

I’m going to go ahead and ignore the fact that some time has passed since we spoke? Can we do that? Can we pick up where we left off? What if I throw in a recipe for scones that, I swear, will impress anyone you give them to? Think of it as an “I’m sorry … Continue reading

Happy New Year: I’m on a Diet

I’ve spent a lot of time since I started this blog talking about being okay with the shape of my body. Talking about how, this is the first time in my life that I’m actually okay with my few extra pounds and am not going to worry about them just so I can fit into … Continue reading

Michael Symon: My Culinary Hero

I’ve talked a lot about Smitten Kitchen on here and a lot about Chopped. Both have taught me so much about cooking and food and have helped me to gain confidence in my own kitchen. As my culinary skills have developed though, I have found a new “kitchen hero”: Michael Symon, of Iron Chef, Symon’s … Continue reading

The Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

So here’s the thing: I know nothing about the weather. On Monday I was freaking out because I didn’t know which way the storm would go. Would it be a hurricane Irene repeat, or would we actually have a problem? I think the reason I was so hung up on Irene was that its the … Continue reading

Hurricanes Amplify My Control Issues

I feel the most frustration when I don’t have control over a situation. Like right now, the news is telling me we’re in the midst of a hurricane. All of the subways are shut down and I’m basically trapped in my apartment (“Whatever you do, stay inside!”). However, no one really knows when life will … Continue reading

No Recipe Baked Ziti (With a Recipe)

No Recipe Baked Ziti (With a Recipe)

As I’ve said many times before, Weight Watchers changed my life, not just in helping me lose weight, but in teaching me to cook. When I recommitted myself to the program the second time, I discovered their website which was loaded with recipes that looked manageable, but also super tasty! I liked them too because … Continue reading