UGH! This weather is a major bummer. The whole weekend has been drizzly and windy and cold and gloomy and just… BLAH.
But I don’t want to sit here and complain because that is making me grumpier than the cruddy weather. Instead, I’m going to talk about things that make me happy. That should make Monday (and this nutty weather) a little bit better! Continue reading
If you follow me on Instagram, you might be expecting a new Easter recipe in the form of jello jigglers. I was expecting to post a new Easter recipe in the form of jello jigglers.
The jello jiggler gods were apparently not pleased with me this week. Continue reading
In Chicago, this in-between spring and winter time can feel like the longest time of year. One day it will be 50 degrees, the next day it will snow 2 inches, then it will be sunny and 45, and then 30 with a bitter wind off the lake.
That legitimately was the weather this week. Continue reading
I have one more soup recipe for you before it gets too warm to even think about soup. And I think this might be one of my new favorite soups, which is saying a lot because I like soup.
Why do I like soup? I like throwing a bunch of things into one pot and making a meal out of it. It’s easy to use up odds and ends you might have, you can make a bunch of meals out of one dish, and there are so many different varieties of soup. Stew, bisque, brothy, chunky, creamy, pureed, gazpacho, vichyssoise, goulash… I’m like Bubba from Forest Gump naming all the shrimp dishes. I’m ok with that. Continue reading
Is it just me or does mung bean sound gross and weird? I bet it’s because it rhymes with dung. And who wants to eat a dung bean? No one. No one wants to eat anything with dung in the name.
Unless you’re a dung beetle, but I digress. Continue reading