Author Archives: Colleen

The Hot Vermoddy

“It was a really good idea. Your writing was witty, and I’m disappointed that you gave up on it.” – My husband, re: my blog, this blog, trying to be funny/encouraging and achieving 50% of his goal. Like, half of … Continue reading

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Food Review: Liddabit Sweets, Beer and Pretzel Caramels

Hello ya ol’ blog, and Happy New Year! It’s been a while. I have been cooking, but I have been really slow to post. The truth is, I was using my cell phone to post pictures of the food I … Continue reading

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Ebelskiver, meet my thighs.

First of all, excuse the poor images taken on my borrowed blackberry. I couldn’t find my camera before we needed to gobble up these little pancake pillows from heaven. Second, WHY HAVE I WAITED SO LONG TO MAKE EBELSKIVER?!?! Not … Continue reading

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One Fish, Two Fish, Eat My Bluefish (and Green Beans…)

One Spring eve, my dad brought home what he thought would be an unappreciated addition to the family table – bluefish. My sister and I were both under the age of 10, and he assumed that we would turn up … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club: Sweet Corn Bread Pudding, via Alton Brown and Josie

This recipe came from here, and was made by Josie when she heard I was making Vegetarian Chili for our last cookbook club. I have a deep appreciation for Alton Brown. I love how much he knows about the food … Continue reading

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Simple, Cheap and Wonderful Vegetarian Chili

This chili is a staple at my dinner table. Modified from Joy of Cooking Vegetarian, it’s satisfying, healthy and cheap to make. Honestly, I’m not a huge meat-eater, and I usually lean towards vegetarian and often vegan foods. For my … Continue reading

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Cheddar & Beer Cornbread

There was a week, recently, when the cupboards were bare, and the bank was account low. We were hungry, but needed to save our pennies for rent. How bloody sad is that? Well, we’re young, so we can be irresponsible. … Continue reading

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