Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! From your friendly neighborhood weirdos. (We were wearing those costumes for a holiday pub crawl. I promise.)

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Pumpkin bread pudding

Remember when I told you that my mom and I think Bobby Flay is trying to kill us? This is one of the reasons we came to that conclusion. But, I can’t deny that it’s a delicious holiday dessert. So … Continue reading

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Spinach souffle

Toby and I went to my parents’ house for Thanksgiving, and now we’re in Jekyll Island, Ga., with his family for Christmas. (It’s really beautiful here — and really warm. I swam outside today!) Anyway, my mom put the Christmas … Continue reading

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Sugar Plum Fairy cupcakes

I started taking ballet when I was 2 years old, and my mom started taking me to see The Nutcracker every year not too long after. I was even invited to try out for a small part in Ballet Arizona’s … Continue reading

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Spicy collards

Maybe you’re trying to eat more greens and fewer holiday cookies. Maybe you just made those chipotle sweet potatoes and you’re not sure what to do with the leftover chipotle puree. Or maybe you’re just looking for a different way … Continue reading

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Michael Phelps in Annapolis

As I mentioned the other day, Michael Phelps was swimming at the Naval Academy this weekend — as in, within walking distance of our apartment. So of course we had to go see him swim at least one event. As … Continue reading

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Double chocolate peppermint cookies

I can’t remember exactly how I found out about the Food Blogger Cookie Swap, but as soon as I read about it, I was in. The idea was sort of like a chain letter, but yummier: You sign up, get … Continue reading

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Blue velvet cupcakes

I totally meant to post these BEFORE the Army-Navy game. But then I spent a zillion hours baking “Go Navy, Beat Army” cookies, and my oven stopped working and I had to finish baking the cookies in my neighbor’s oven… … Continue reading

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Army-Navy week!

I’m really sorry I haven’t posted in a while. Things have been kinda crazy around here. Toby got promoted (yay!) and I’ve been doing all sorts of job-search-related activities, plus I baked about four dozen cookies for the Food Blogger … Continue reading

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