Pre-Move Date Night at Norberto’s

I’ve disappeared for a bit, haven’t I? Somewhere in the middle of moving and hosting Thanksgiving and losing track of where I put anything, the blog was put aside, but I’m back and rarin’ to go with quite a few posts! Plus the catching up with you! The bit of post-Thanksgiving news I’ve seen from […]


Thankful for our new home. For G. For our friends to share this day with.

Seven Days Till Thanksgiving…

::edit:: Apologies for the broken links & apologies for the bevvy of posts you’ve had pop up in your RSS feeds–I had to migrate many of the recipes from a “page” format to a “post” format, so it puts them all up as new posts.   Hence you have a million new posts from me […]

Blustery Nights Ratatouille

Brrr, baby, it’s chilly outside! I think I need to break out my actual winter coat one of these days (though, indeed, the weather still can’t make up it’s mind if it wants to be warm and in the 70s or below freezing). Today it decided to be freezing and, since I was working at […]

The Pixies & Pho Hien Vuong–Greensboro, NC

Apologies for the delay in posts–this damn house will be the death of me! All weekend and Monday night was spent frantically finishing as many projects as possible before the guys who are refinishing the floors started. Those closets? All primed & painted (that was my main job all weekend)! The banister? Stripped of paint […]

Gary Johnson & Lentil and Eggplant Curry

Before I get to the Lentil and Eggplant Curry recipe, I’d like to do something that I normally don’t do: get all political on you. It’ll just take a moment and if you aren’t interested, feel free to scroll down to the recipe. Today, I’ve been getting more riled up than normal about the 2012 […]

Taco Pie

When I was growing up, my mom was a caterer. She wasn’t a big time caterer with a staff milling around, but, rather, she whisked under the radar and catered mostly church and church-related functions, functions like the annual pastor’s conference, weddings, and banquets. Without a license, she couldn’t do much else and getting a […]