I have a funny relationship with pork fried rice. Well, let me back up. When I was a kid, my Aunt Debbie and Uncle Roger lived in Hong Kong. My aunt has a Master's Degree in Chinese Studies, and put her cultural, linguistic, and business savvy to use working with a bank overseas. We were all big … Continue reading Touché, Pork Fried Rice.
It was one of those Mondays where I just couldn't find my groove. I got Doodle to daycare and plowed through the workday, but by the time I picked her up at 5:30 p.m. I was just spent. And I mean, we're eating leftover Indian food of suspect freshness for dinner - I might not … Continue reading Chicken to the Rescue
Since the day I found out I was pregnant, I have waited for this day: Doodle's first trip to the aquarium. I love aquariums; they are my favorite. Growing up on the water, I have always been fascinated by marine life and its seemingly limitless eco- and biodiversity. Of course I want to share this … Continue reading 5 Steps to Loving the Aquarium
It's funny, I thought about giving myself a do-over for this photo; clearing some clutter out of the background, putting on a different shirt, redoing my hair, maybe putting some plants around... Then I realized that photo, for the purpose of this post, would be a gross misrepresentation of life as I know it right … Continue reading Welcome to the Trench
Storm Stella! The blizzard of 2017. In this house, as in many others, nothing is more exciting than a good storm. Snow days are made for roaring fires, PJs all day long, and belly-warming comfort food. We've been light on snow this year, so we wanted to do this one right. That meant finding the … Continue reading Snow Day: Braised Chicken with Salami & Green Olives
I've seen a lot of comedians joke about how much white girls love brunch. People say that most stereotypes are built on a kernel of truth, but I'll be the first to admit: These guys have got me pegged so hard. When I was in my early 20s I went to a local diner with a group … Continue reading “Sidecar” Kale Shirred Eggs
First frosts are always followed by chilly mornings and an unrelenting yen for warm, savory meals. Today, a frittata was the perfect solution.