Thanksgiving Foreplay: Pecan Pie Muffins

Foreplay is important. You can’t just rush into the big event – you have to make sure everyone is adequately prepared. It’s like a prelude to the main attraction; a little taste of what’s to come. I’m talking about Thanksgiving, of course! And if you’re anything like me, you love any excuse to eat and … Continue reading

Mama’s Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

I’m a soup snob. A “snoup.” Homemade chicken noodle soup was one of the first things I made once I was living on my own, and I was really impressed with myself. A whole pot of hot food. And I had made it all by myself. Fast forward nine years later (Nine? Yikes.) and I … Continue reading

Life, Liberty, And The Pursuit Of Thinness

Jessica Simpson is fat. I know this because I regularly wait in line at the grocery store, occasionally watch television, and unapologetically peruse celebrity blogs. If, like me, you partake in any of these activities, you know it’s impossible to avoid the juicy details of Simpson’s fatty fatness. According to the endless headlines, she gained … Continue reading