Pad Thai

Sometimes I am not in the mood to invent recipes. Sometimes I just want to try already established, but new-to-me recipes. I’ve never had pad thai.  So, I cannot tell you how authentic this recipe tastes…I can only assure you that it tastes very good.  Next time I would add less noodles, but I just… Continue reading Pad Thai

Tahini-Miso Slaw

Sometimes you need some help coming up with ideas. I love salads that are packed with vegetables, but sometimes I get stuck in the typical lettuce-cucumber-tomato salad base rut. This recipe proved to be interesting–the cranberries seemed maybe a little toooo interesting.  I did not have any dried cranberries on hand, so I did not… Continue reading Tahini-Miso Slaw

Vanilla Chai Latte

I did not used to be a tea-drinker. I still do not drink tea very often, but I am working on that.  One of my favourite has become chai tea.  I had been working on finding the best tea (in tea bags) to buy, but then I thought: why not just make my own? I’ve… Continue reading Vanilla Chai Latte

Wedding Planning III

I am here for a short update. The last week or so has been crazy, with apartment issues, internship work, and some wedding planning road blocks.  (We have currently asked two different people to play the piano/organ at our ceremony….neither have been able to do it.  But, there are always CD’s that can be played… Continue reading Wedding Planning III

Wedding Planning II

My bouquet is finished! I made each and every one of those cloth flowers.  Yes, I am proud of myself.  And I am trying to not think too much about how I have to make two more (slightly smaller) bouquets for the bridesmaids. I believe I have also settled on a menu for the reception.… Continue reading Wedding Planning II