Archive for July 2013

How Does One Cook With A Broken Index Finger? Salads!

How Does One Cook With A Broken Index Finger? Salads!
Yesterday I broke my index finger and this means no chopping, washing of dishes, or even properly opening things without feeling the twinge of pain that emanates from the first joint. I never realized how important your index finger is until mine was taken away from me. This also means that I have an excuse... Read more »

Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza
Yesterday I thought I would make pizza, but after running a bunch of errands the last thing I wanted to do was stand over the counter and prep vegetables for it. After a trip out to the softball fields today and finding out my game was not until tomorrow I decided to go home and... Read more »

Lamb Kabob Sandwich

Lamb Kabob Sandwich
After making the bruschetta this afternoon I decided to marinate the rack of lamb I took out and make kabobs and a demi glace. I used the kabobs to make sandwiches for dinner and it was DELICIOUS! Kabobs: 1 lb of lamb meat (use stew meat and save your rack of lamb unless you are... Read more »
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Red Curry, BE CAREFUL

Red Curry, BE CAREFUL
As many of you know, I am use to cooking traditionally spicy dishes a little on the milder side for my white friends. Before I lost 40lbs, I was one of those friends that could not handle spicy food thanks to having acid reflux. Now I can stuff my face with anything and everything spicy... Read more »

Ummm, Ummm, Bruschetta

Ummm, Ummm, Bruschetta
Today is a hot day so why not check the garden for some fresh tomatoes? My San Marzano tomatoes are taking a long time to fruit, last I looked there were 4-5 little nubs trying to grow. Many of you might have started a lot sooner in the season and have fresh tomatoes coming out... Read more »

Skinny Girl In The Fat Girls Body Part 10: 10 Things I Learned About Myself While Unemployed

Many of you do not know, but I was laid off back in April and have taken a long, unexpected break from writing my updates about my weight loss progress. Well, today is time to reveal the ups and downs of how being unemployed has woken me up to a lot of things I took... Read more »
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"Homemade" Sausage and Basil Pizza

"Homemade" Sausage and Basil Pizza
I am betting that many of you are wondering why I put homemade in quotes. Well, that is because I cheated a bit when I made pizza this week. Pre-made dough from a can and pre-made sauce from a jar would make this less homemade then those that will yell at me for not making... Read more »

Chicken Soup: What To Do With The Leftovers When You Are Better

If you are like me, you have a ton of friends that will tell you that chicken soup is the best thing when you are sick and is some kind of miracle meal that will make you feel better. I could not agree more after having strep and trying to get over it. If you... Read more »