Friday Things

Today’s pic is a good representation of how my week has been.   I’ve trying to go back to my “better” eating habits after being on a foodcation (hoping to coin that word) while I was in NYC and enjoying my son’s spring break.  And by enjoying his spring break I mean not turning on the stove…

Tre

We began our first afternoon in New York with lunch at Sweet Chick and dessert at Levain Bakery, so we were still full around dinner time and didn’t become hungry again until around 9 pm. Our original goal was to head to Brooklyn for dinner, but we were feeling lazy from our walk (we basically…

Peanut Butter Pie Bars

I shouldn’t admit this, but I still had a few bags of graham cracker crumbs left over from when I made graham cracker chocolate chip cookies. While I hate throwing anything away, I tend be in a never-ending race between waiting for the right recipe to come along, and the expiration date. I still had…

Kofte (Lamb Meatballs)

I’ve made kofte (lamb meatballs) for a while now. I’m kind of addicted to epicurious.com and have found a lot of great dinner recipes like this one. I’m not quite a meatball pro, but I’m getting the hang of it. I started making kofte in an effort to expand Miles’ palate. The first time I made…

Salted Coconut Cookie

I never would have made a salted coconut cookie if it wasn’t for the web. I recently saw a pic of gorgeous coconut cookies on Instagram, and tracked it down to this recipe from smitten kitchen. The original recipe was for brown butter coconut cookies. It sounded divine, but I was feeling a bit lazy,…