Last Wednesday for our dinner party night, we decided to make Okonomiyaki. I’d previously seen pictures of this dish with it’s creepily waving ingredients in my friends’ picture. It just so happened that I stumbled on some Youtube videos about this Japanese delicacy and found out, it’s actually not that hard to make. So Ben […]Read more "Okonomiyaki, Mimosas, KBBQ, & Hookah"
Another calm week. It’s been welcome given the last two years of my existence. Last year I was trying to take it easy, and yet I still found myself entrenched in activity. This year has been a welcome change to try to relax and reflect on my life and my relationships to people in my […]Read more "Soup Dumpling Night"
It was a fairly uneventful week until the weekend hit. Then I feel like I unintentionally tried to saturate as much activity into my hours awake as I possibly could. I guess I did the same thing earlier in the week because….KINGDOM HEARTS 3 DROPPED!~ More on that in another post maybe, suffice to say […]Read more "Happy Lunar New Year: Year of the Pig!"
Another Wednesday, another culinary adventure. Ben found a fun recipe for rainbow noodles. We used spinach, carrot, and beet to create the green, orange and red stripes in the noodle. After being cooked the red faded a bit, but you can still see the layers. The noodles turned out really well in the end and […]Read more "Rainbow noodles & the first snow"
Our dinner parties always seem to fall apart as summer begins to rear it’s bright, warm head. It’s to be expected, the weather is nice and we all want to go do fun things, travel, etc. I could probably should figure out a way to keep the dinner parties going though. BBQ? Smoking? I’ll have […]Read more "First Dinner Party of the New Year"
I’ve never been much of a griller, but it’s definitely a skill I’m continuing to improve. I started having a BBQ in 2016 when Sarah was leaving for Texas for her first job. Since then I’ve slowly tried to improve my grilling skills and grilling recipes. The BBQ was so much fun that time, that […]Read more "Annual BBQ 2018"
What was a pretty low-key week was interrupted with a surprise (but not really, they called ahead) visit from the Downs. Zack and Papa Downs were coming up for fishing at Lake St. Clair. I found out from coworkers that the lake is pretty renown for small mouth bass. They arrived on Wednesday and left […]Read more "Surprise Visit!"