Learning to Watercolor

Thought I’d share a little DIY work I did for our wedding, now that we got our photos back. Kev and I DIY’d whatever we could for our big day, including our invites. I didn’t like any of the “free” or “close to free” printable invitation templates out there, and also needed a sort of creative … Continue reading “Learning to Watercolor”

Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding

It’s the 4th of July and I’ve been holed up at home for the last three days with a respiratory infection.  I hardly ever get sick but when I do, that’s usually what it is.  Up until today, eating has felt like I’m dining on sand sprinkled with glass shards sauteed in acid every time I swallow. … Continue reading “Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding”

Filet Mignon with Balsamic Pan Sauce and Truffle Oil

Okay… so this is a late one, but I’ll make it short.  I totally forgot about Christmas dinner I made last year for my dad and I.  I had purchased a small duo of black and white truffle oils back when Alex, Lingie, and I visited Andrew in Seattle last December.  I had been meaning … Continue reading “Filet Mignon with Balsamic Pan Sauce and Truffle Oil”

Thomas Keller’s “Ad Hoc at Home” Chocolate Chip Cookies

Alex, Lingie, and I made the trek up to the Pacific Northwest back in December to visit our beloved Andrew. The four of us, being the laid back yet eccentric group that we are, decided that the first bullet point on our itinerary was for us all to cook a meal together. Nothing else was … Continue reading “Thomas Keller’s “Ad Hoc at Home” Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Chai Spiced Snickerdoodle

It is literally too cold to do anything but go from my home to work to home. Anything beyond that requires too many layers of clothing and too much discipline.  I did, however, manage to get my fat ass out to play some pick-up basketball last night and was somehow sore enough today that I … Continue reading “Chai Spiced Snickerdoodle”