Author Archives: starvaciousgal
Even though I’m not a huge fan of football (I feel it’s safe to admit that at the close of the season) I felt compelled to focus on the fun aspect of the evening: the food. To that end, we … Continue reading
In the heart of a damp and chilly winter, during this past snowy Saturday, I dreamed a bit of warm breezes, sun dresses, and the farmer’s market at the local train station. And while digging through my archives, I found this … Continue reading
Usually I eat a granola bar in my car on the way to work and call it breakfast. Sure, it fills me up for a few hours, and it’s healthier than a pop tart, but it’s not really a proper … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, Mr. S.G. and I went to the Shakespeare Theatre to see Othello. While it wasn’t my favorite production ever (perhaps Kenneth Branagh and Lawrence Fishburne forever shaped the way I envision the Moor and Iago) it … Continue reading
I woke up this morning to a pool of sunshine streaming through the windows; a crisp, autumnal breeze; and Donna Summer being blasted from the hair salon downstairs at 7:30 a.m. It was clearly the perfect weather for my favorite meal, … Continue reading
Mostly, because of the farmer’s market. To wit, today’s haul: Corn Asian pears (which I’ve never tried before) Grape tomatoes Carrots A yellow pepper Roma tomatoes Chives Red onions White peaches Fingering potatoes Salad greens And my favorite, currant raisin … Continue reading
Mr. S.G. and I moved to a new neighborhood last month, and one of the nicest perks is that we are now within walking distance of a farmer’s market that takes place every Saturday. Last week, we came home with … Continue reading
Despite my marked love of carbs, I fear making dough. Bread dough, pie dough, tart dough… you name it, it scares me. I have a paralyzing fear of failure when it comes to anything remotely bread-y. I’m not sure why it feels … Continue reading
Happy Independence Day, all! We are celebrating tonight with a delicious clafouti, courtesy of Christopher Kimball’s recipe. In honor of America’s birthday, I used both cherries and blueberries, and it worked out quite nicely. Hope everyone had a delicious weekend.
Gentle readers, I think you may enjoy this tasty tidbit: It’s Coming! Get 20% off your next Beauty.com order. Perfect for a little pampering! Who couldn’t use a new face wash, lipstick, nail polish… you get the idea, right?
This weekend, for the first time ever, I went to a drive-in burger place. Yes, gentle readers, I went to Sonic. And I have just one question. Where have you been all my life, Sonic? From the moment we pulled … Continue reading