Lemonized Asparagus Hummus

I used to think asparagus was disgusting. Slimy and stinky, usually served with cheez sauce (okay, probably real cheese but it looked a lot like cheez-whiz)- that was the asparagus of my childhood. My niece used to eat it straight from the can which might be the only thing more disgusting than covered in bright… Continue reading Lemonized Asparagus Hummus

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Meat and potatoes

Spring has sprung. And with spring comes after-work time spent lounging in the yard and grilling. Yesterday, I stayed in the yard listening to the loudest frogs ever, in our pond, until the mosquitoes came out. Overcast today so less time lounging but we still grilled. Chris was in charge of that- he grilled a… Continue reading Meat and potatoes

Making it up as I go along, part deux

Now this, I really did just make up as I went along. I had to make a dish to pass for Thursday’s holiday luncheon at work. I planned to make something like the squash risotto but then I just did not feel like doing all the stirring required. And cutting up a hard, awkwardly shaped… Continue reading Making it up as I go along, part deux

Making it up as I go along, Part 1

Earlier tonight, I updated my Facebook status to the title of this post. I was actually refering to the dish I’m making for a holiday luncheon tomorrow. Turns out, I would also be referring to tonight’s dinner. We have chicken and asparagus in the fridge and enough grain products to last till 2011 in our… Continue reading Making it up as I go along, Part 1