Chocolate Silk Pie–Today’s Workout.

For the pie itself, I used this recipe. For the crusts (as these are 4 mini pies) I put one sleeve of thin mint cookies into the food processor and ground it up, added 2 tablespoons of melted butter, put them in the pans and baked! Oh.Mah.Gawsh. I am amazed I never thought of this … Read more…

All I want for Mother’s Day is to go into labor… and “Treme”

Three different people have asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day. I have only one answer; childbirth. I am SO OVER being pregnant you cannot possibly imagine. Between my hyperemesis, anemia, vertigo, and other lovelies, I AM DONEZO. I am also extremely anxious to see what this little one looks like. Will she have … Read more…

Easter Basket Bonanza

Uh, it’s Good Friday. Already. Holy Cow. In prep for Easter, I need to: Make the dough for the paska (Slovak Easter Bread) Make the dough for the halusky (Slovak dumplings–soo cheesy, so delish) Thaw and marinate the leg of lamb Chop the veg for the salad Grab the ingredients for the 5-cup salad (just … Read more…

It’s my birthday and I’ll eat blondies if I want to.

I knew 28 was coming. Though, somehow it seems like my birthday sneaks up on me every year. This morning was great. My hubbs brought me some delicious coffee (side note: my husband is a coffee savant, he does NOT drink coffee and yet is terrific at making it.) and little man brought me a … Read more…