Wednesday, June 2, 2010


This blogpost is dedicated to my absolute favorite things in the world: cooking and baking. Since Adam is out of town during the week, I find myself with a lot of spare time in the evenings. Don't get me wrong, some days I make something very simple/warm up leftovers. But other days, when I'm feeling adventurous, I venture into the kitchen and see what I can make based on what I already have. So far this has led to summer pasta (which is my 100% made up name for cold whole wheat penne with blanched green beans sliced roma tomatoes and homemade lemon vinaigrette ), blondies, baked macaroni and cheese, stove top macaroni and cheese, soy breakfast tacos, roasted eggplant and squash pasta, and a few other goodies.

This week I plan on trying to make chicken pot pie, my big fat Greek pitas, and homemade veggie patties (all from the hungry girl cookbook Also, it's long overdue and I NEED to try to make crock pot oatmeal. I am particularly excited about breakfast apricot crisp (from

So now there is yet ANOTHER reason for you to come visit us here in Abilene, I have an excuse to cook for more than one person!



  1. Wow. That looks much better than the leftover pizza we had tonight! But I was proud of myself - I pulled out the cherry tomatoes for a snack a little while ago instead of the brownie mix! :)

  2. Caroline!
    1. I did not know you had a blog.
    2. I miss you like crazy!
    3. I love that you are still just as adventurous in the kitchen as you were when we were in college (oh college...)
    4. Did I mention that I miss you?!
    5. Aaaand, I love you! :)


  3. Yay! I love your blog. I love that you have a blog. Your cooking is inspiring. Yum!

  4. Wow! Very impressive! Can't wait! love, hugs and kisses 8-3-1

  5. Yay! I love that you're blogging! :)

    Cooking is my favorite! I wish I could stay home to cook & bake all day. I especially love baking, but don't have the willpower to have baked goods around all the time! Do you ever visit The Pioneer Woman's blog? I'm obsessed with her cooking page! Hope you're doing well, pretty girl! Take care!