Tag: shallots

parsnip and fennel soup-3

When it comes to winter, overindulgence seems to be the name of the game. The cold and dreary weather implores us to stay inside and stay warm by the fireplace…with eggnog and pie. We venture out for the family gatherings, the festive parties, and the football games. There we snack on chips, cookies, cake and more pie. And our cold-weather fashion makes us forget about all that overeating. Big puffy coats and oversized sweaters work miracles, at least on the…

brussels sprout hash on plate

ALL STRESSED OUT AND NO ONE TO CHOKE–all caps, red background, blue text. In college, this was one of my recurring AIM away messages. Balancing school work, a part-time job, and the publication of a monthly newspaper seemed stress inducing at the time, but compared to the home buying process, it now looks like a walk in the park. Buying a house is stressful and eats up all of your time and energy and almost makes you want to choke people. …

roast chicken on a platter

This was the funniest thing I read on the Internets all week. It became even funnier after reading the original article referenced. “This can’t be real.” “Is this a joke” “Oh my. I can’t even.” “Who would cut a cake with a sword?” I hope this roasted chicken  is the best meal you eat this week. And please don’t use a saber to carve into it.