Croque Madame

My latest guy said “It’s all about marketing” so constantly, it seemed like a joke. So I really hate to admit it, but he’s right. He learned this very quickly as a college professor in the BRCM. He was teaching two courses his first semester: an upper-level, and a lower-level. The lower-level course traditionally is … More Croque Madame

Chicken Avocado Wraps

My family is Irish and Belgian. That means I’m genetically predisposed to make drinking making babies, and administering guilt art forms. Setting aside items two and three for the moment, item #1 can get intense. I’ve told my last two significant others before meeting my parents that it will be homey, and intellectual debates are guaranteed, but … More Chicken Avocado Wraps

Deconstructed Bagels

Sometimes you want to go where nobody knows your name. My first day in Chicago I stopped at a local bagel shop on my way to work. This “Norm” equivalent (in the sense that all the people working there shouted his name when they saw him and asked if he wanted his usual) was chatting it … More Deconstructed Bagels

Georgia Quesadilla

This was a dish I made for myself on one of my parents’ afore-mentioned “starve days”. My mother was especially happy because–again, as I’ve mentioned before–she had bought some peaches that were fixin’ to turn. =) I’m one of those people who loves sweet salsas. Mango salsa, corn salsa, peach salsa. Love the sweet with … More Georgia Quesadilla