Monthly Archives: November 2012

Detox Time

As I sit poised on a ledge between two gut-busting holidays, I offer a healthy, hearty supper that will leave you feeling warm and cozy. As I mentioned, the descent into madness has begun. Grad school is on the offensive. I heard a dapper-looking undergrad say on the phone this morning in a debonair voice, […]

Take Me Home, Country Road

I knew this day would come. I involved powertools in dinner prep! To make a holiday side dish, no less. Who would have thought? I’m back in Texas for the week, and I’ve already gorged. More later on shrimp taco salad, my signature guacamole, and the infamous, ubiquitous chile con queso. For now, here’s a […]

Midnight Special

They say that nothing good happens after midnight. It’s “the witching hour,” according to the Roomz. I guess I’m just going to take a risk, though, and write my TENTH POST(!) in the wee small hours of the night. I’ll wait to post it till mid-Saturday, for your viewing convenience.I’m two weeks into the grad […]

Feed Me, Seymour

Okay, this week has been everywhere. Last Sunday, we were preparing for a hurricane–filling the bathtubs and all our pots with water, stocking up on candles and matches, eating all the perishables, hoarding non perishables, moving the cars away from the trees. We were lucky–nothing but a few branches down on our lot, and all […]