New Recipe!

I mentioned yesterday that I was working on a new recipe, and I’m so happy with it that I feel the need to share it immediately. It’s from one of our favorite cookbooks (which I’ve mentioned before), Mexican Everyday by Rick Bayless. Here’s why I got so excited about this recipe. First, it’s delicious. Second, … [Read more…]


We got home late on Wednesday night, and it’s been pretty busy ever since. Along with the usual unpacking and laundry, I’m taking a fiction writing class–my first ever–and I had an assignment due on Thursday night. Which I couldn’t manage, but I got it in by Friday morning, so that’s not too bad. We … [Read more…]

Cluck, Cluck, Limey Chicken!

Recently I noticed that three of our Family Favorite recipes contain chicken and lime juice. They’re all pretty easy, so I thought that some of you folks out there might like them, too. The girls are huge fans of Chicken Satay when we go out for Thai food, and a new favorite at home is … [Read more…]

Culinary Adventures

Back when Daniel B. posted on All Over Albany about Tacos at La Mexicana Grocery & Restaurant, Cute W and I sent each other the link with messages laden with multiple explanation points about how we must try it soon. But of course, the holidays were busy. Over the weekend, Cute W planned a menu … [Read more…]

Sunday Night, Salsa, & Late-Summer Slacking

Sunday: I forgot to mention that the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company, which got rained out back on August 22nd,  is performing at 7 pm at Freedom Park in Scotia tomorrow (Sunday) night. I’ve already said that I love them  I actually think that we might do a last-of-the-season Jumpin’ Jacks dinner followed by the dance performance. … [Read more…]