Tag: winter meal

The smells of pot roast are taunting me.  And they will continue to do so for the next four hours!!!!!  Upon request, I wanted to share the straight-up recipe for said pot roast.  There are tons of variations that could be made- coating the meat in flour before searing, fancying-up the seasoning, adding bay leaves, […]

Well, helllloooo, February!  So far, you are just as confusing weather-wise as January was.  Some days are sunny and 70 degrees, and then I find myself wrapped up in blankets, wearing my snuggly winter hat.  It’s no wonder that the flu and various strains of colds have been going round and round.  What this translates […]

Hot Damn!  I’ve got a surprise day off, and my body is thankful!  You know, I’m not as young as I used to be, and cooking multiple meals for several families on the same day is a pretty intense workout.  Sometimes, I create three soups in one cooking spree, and I’m at a point where […]

That’s right, people.  Bouncing back is just what I am doing today.  From what, you ask?  From several punches in the gut, courtesy of January 2013. 1.  I’ve been sick this week.  My nose was stuffed and running at the same time.  My ears, clogged.  And my brain, foggy.  I self-medicated with loads of soup, […]

Happy 2013, Y’all!  This millennium is no longer a tween, it has officially entered its teenage years.  And, since I last wrote, I have entered my late thirties.  Aaaahhhhh!  So bizarre!  But true.  I hope that your holiday season was full of joy and love.  Ours sure was.  December was packed with celebrations.  Hanukkah came […]

I am declaring this day the first day of the new year.   January 2012 was supposed to offer fresh starts, new beginnings, and soaring levels of motivation and productivity.  Instead, I found myself kicking off the year hugging friends as they dealt with loss and illness.  I spent weekends in funeral homes and emergency rooms, […]