March 2012

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sausage stuffed mushrooms

sausage stuffed mushrooms

This recipe has now been updated. I’ve started and deleted this post about five times in the last two days, not because I don’t want to tell you how wonderful these mushrooms are, but because, well, it’s Spring.  And I am, well, feverish.  Feverish to grill out and have friends and family over.  Feverish to … more

mint chocolate chip ice cream cake

mint chocolate chip ice cream cake

When I was a kid regular old birthday cake never particularly appealed to me.  I would enjoy the token piece, but really I preferred to just have a bowl of the ice cream.  So I went through phases of different types of birthday cakes/desserts that strayed a bit from the traditional frosted yellow cake.  There … more

roasted garlic aioli

roasted garlic aioli

I have some pretty strong feelings about condiments.  As in, I generally do not accept them in my life.  My one exception is that I like to put mayonnaise on my grilled cheese sandwich.  But aside from that, I would prefer everything dry and plain and without any kind of colored goop. So I’m not … more

double chocolate mint cookies

double chocolate mint cookies

So, sorry about that whole only one post last week thing.  We were a bit distracted by exciting things like Gerrit’s brother getting engaged.  And also, this guy that we just brought home. Also, Gerrit’s birthday is coming up, so this past weekend I decided to make him some pre-birthday week cookies.  Which really was … more

chicken with goat cheese and sun dried tomatoes

chicken with goat cheese and sun dried tomatoes

So, to continue our camera saga, it decided to stop working on Saturday.  It had worked for a whole week after the fall, perfectly fine except for the lens being a bit messed up, and then, this past Saturday, it decided to stop taking pictures.  Except, when you flip it on it snaps a picture, … more