Archive | February, 2012

What’s for dinner?

So now that I’ve started this nifty little project, I already feel the pressure to come up with creative, easy, healthy recipes. Let it be known that sometimes my recipes will be half assed and some I won’t even post at all because they’re not going to be blog worthy. But back to tonight’s dinner….I […]

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Back to Basics–chopping an onion

Once you understand the foundations of cooking – whatever kind you like, whether it’s French or Italian or Japanese – you really don’t need a cookbook anymore. ~ Thomas Keller – an American chef, restaurateur, and cookbook writer I had a lovely, new, healthy recipe for you all last night and after chopping an onion […]

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South Beach Wine and Food Festival (SOBEWFF)

I had the privilege of being able to attend an event for the SOBEWFF this past weekend. All I can say is: AMAZING! This annual festival hosts a smorgasbord of chefs, celebrities, and fantastic parties! Going back to the broke school teacher lament, I’ve never attended because the tickets for each event are ridiculously expensive. […]

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Organic fruits and veggies!!

For the past couple months I’ve been getting organic fruits and veggies from a buying club/co-op. The company is called Annie’s Buying Club and it’s awesome!! I pick up my share every two weeks and it only costs $35–way less than buying organic at the grocery stores! You have the option of getting a whole […]

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Dinner for two….

I think it should be mentioned that I’m on a health kick as of late. I’m going on a cruise (yahoooooozie!) with my girl friends in two weeks so I’ve been hitting the gym hard and really have been cutting back on my carbs-basically I’m not eating any. Bottom line–this sucks. I LOVE pasta. I […]

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And so it begins….

One of my good friends recently started a blog about food and I found myself sucked in instantly. Bottom line, I love food. Not in a “food is necessary to survive” kind of way, but in a “I’m always thinking about food” kind of way. I guess to some this might seem like some sort […]

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