The Snacker and the Universe

I managed to do what’s damn near impossible for most people: I burned my microwave dinner. Last time I was at the store, I happened upon some frozen “lean gourmet” pepperoni pizza snackers. Hm. A way to get my pizza fix that’s both lean and gourmet? Sign me up. They weren’t bad. I made a […]

Towel. Thrown in.

I’m weary. It’s only hump day and I need a) a weekend, b) better yet — a vacation or c) a trust fund. Just kidding on that last one. The Lawn Surgery which I spoke of last weekend┬áresulted in stitches which didn’t hold. A leak returned, and with it, my sanity quickly dwindled. My eyes […]

Single-Serve Curse

I’m a big fan of portion control, but it somehow seems to bite me in the butt every time. I’m not sure what the deal is. It’s a simple concept, really: everything in moderation. Except if you’re me, and dessert is at stake. I’ve been known to defrost a bowl of frozen fruit or bake […]

The Apple and the Wine

One of the great things about working late — for me, anyway — is that it takes the guesswork out of dinner. What do I turn to? Fast food. The original fast food, as my mom likes to say: fruit. Tonight it was an apple. It was well beyond dinnertime, so anything probably would’ve tasted […]

Two Birds

Did you know that refrigerated Duncan Hines home-style milk chocolate frosting tastes like fudge? I know this because sometimes I buy a 16 ounce container and, over the course of a few weeks, call a few spoonfuls dinner…along with a cocktail, natch. It lasts longer than an open container of most other refrigerated things I […]