Monthly Archives: May 2012

A new quest – Jerk Chicken

Jamaica is not my favorite Caribbean island, which I learned the hard way a few months ago. There’s only one reason I would go back: Jerk Chicken. They make the most ridiculous, fiery, intensely flavored grilled chicken I have ever eaten. And I figure if we learn how to make it at home, all reasons to travel […]

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7 years

Today is officially our 7 year anniversary, but this week is packed with obligations… and isn’t off to the best start. Even in the midst of “one of those weeks”, I’m still happy that I’m marching through life by your side. And though it may come off as totally cheesy (which it’s not meant to), I thought […]

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Strawberry cream layer cake

Our oven is on the fritz. It pains me to even write that. About a year ago, the brains of the range started freaking out, beeping randomly and turning the oven off without warning. Our landlord decided to have the brains refurbished, which left us without a range for over a week. Do you know […]

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Rhubarb jam

I’ve seen many food bloggers talk about eating condiments with a spoon. My initial reaction is “oh that must be good” and then I think “really, you don’t have the patience to put it ON something?”     I’m sorry fellow food bloggers. Saturday after sampling this rhubarb jam I found myself… sampling it again… […]

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Spicy Thai coconut soup

Whew! This weekend alone I racked up 3 posts for the blog, including the world’s easiest rhubarb jam. But first I want to make up for the ho hum soup I told you about last week. I almost didn’t post it but I was scraping the bottom of the barrel and still trying to maintain […]

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