Tag Archives: cooking

Green Rice and Tomatillo Salad

J and I had a dinner party a month or so ago.  It was Tex-Mex themed.  I tried to pull together a table setting out of my mismatched dishware.  It didn’t turn out half bad. As for the menu: Chipotle … Continue reading

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Ale Braise Bratwurst with Asparagus…and more homemade bread

Today was warm.  Which is scary.  It feels like Spring is already here and we have had no rain.  =( I am not ready to give up warm and filling Winter meals so tonight I made a simple, hearty meal. … Continue reading

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Still feeling a big down and lazy.  It is hard to get motivate to spend a week in lab when everyone else is away on vacation.  So I decided to bake something to cheer myself up after work.  There is … Continue reading

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Salad. I eat them almost daily as a side.  And at least once a week J and I have what we call a “big salad”.  Salads can be boring.  They leave you feeling satisfied that you ate a healthy meal, … Continue reading

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Key Lime Bars

Tomorrow is our labs annual cookoff.  Everyone in my lab cooks something and we serve it to the department and they judge us on presentation and taste.  I got stuck bringing a dessert dish.  The food has to be homemade … Continue reading

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