Monthly Archives: February 2011

What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Feb. 27)

Recap from our vacation.  Our niece is absolutely adorable.  The flu is not.  A couple of days into our trip I started feeling a little gross.  By the time the day to fly back came I was feeling terrible –

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What was for birthday dinner at the White house? (Chris’s 25th edition)

For our birthdays we always get to choose what we want for dinner, and, most importantly, for dessert.  It can be a nice dinner out followed by picking up a sweet treat on the way home.  Or it can be

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Browned Butter Valentine’s Brownies

There are two types of brownies in this world – cakey and fudgy.  Cakey is what I usually think of as boxed brownie mixes.  The texture is great, but, with the exception of Ghiradelli, the chocolate taste is often significantly

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Feb. 13)

Happy Valentine’s week!  In our house, that also means Happy Birthday week to Chris!  He doesn’t mind the close proximity of the two dates, because that just means he gets twice the spoiling in one week.  It helps that he

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Feb. 6)

OMG.  Chicken Riggies.  They were sooo tasty.  However, I am finding that the less we eat of meat, the smaller the portions of meat based dishes that we need to eat to get full.  So it ended up going a

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Boston Creme Pie Cupcakes

The verdict is still out on these in cupcake form.  Really, the star of the show is the Boston creme custard.  The cupcake part, while good, is just a vessel for the tasty goodness.  The chocolate glaze is also yummy,

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