Bread Pudding

I’m getting ready to go back home (something which makes me more excited than I can express), and so I’m thinking more about “Southern” foods. Some items I specifically miss because I (could? would?) NEVER order them/find them up north. A summary: Blenheim’s Ginger Ale (available at Whole Foods. I’m a “red cap” chick–they make … More Bread Pudding

Eggplant Curry

There’s a fine line between “doing something outside your norm” and “losin’ yo damn mind.” As an example, some women will get a new haircut when a relationship ends. But there’s a difference in getting a cute bob, and going all Britney Spears with a razor. Or, to push another stereotype, think of guys having … More Eggplant Curry

Chai Coffee Cake

I love the idea of coffee cake, and frequently when I’m at a coffee shop (even a “chain” place like Starbucks) I’ll get a slice. While I continue to do it, it’s always a mildly frustrating experience. Physically, they’re usually not-so-elegant to eat because they’re usually so crumbly. But the bigger problem I have is … More Chai Coffee Cake

Grilled Squash Salad

“Try a Little Tenderness” is–by-far–Otis Redding’s best song. For those complete nubes who have never heard of the song and/or the artist, or for those who want a 1980s throwback, I present to you the classic clip of Jon Cryer from¬†Pretty in Pink: Few would characterize Cryer’s reaction (or even Cryer’s character’s reaction) as…well…”tender”. However, … More Grilled Squash Salad