On a cold rainy day in late September, I decided I wanted to make soup. Originally I wanted to do a cheeseburger soup but then I looked around my kitchen and saw heaping bowls full of tomatoes from my dad's garden and decided that perhaps a tomato soup would be the more prudent choice. And … Continue reading Tomato Soup — Nothing More, Nothing Less
Hi, guys! It's been a quiet couple weeks around here as we've all adjusted to post-GoT life, the beginning of summer vacation, and volatile late-May-in-Kansas weather. Thankfully I've finally found an evening alone at home, and I'm enjoying a marathon of everyone's favorite arthritic comedy duo: Grace & Frankie. If you're late to the G&F … Continue reading Weekend Scratch Brownies
Remember the shriek that little Lord Umber let out last week, right after his ice-blue eyes snapped open and he reached his little wight-hands toward my beloved Tormund? You know, the shriek that made us all pee our pants? Right. That one. It's been haunting my dreams for the last few days. Honest-to-Gods, it's been … Continue reading Week Two: Chicken Pot Pie and Cream Puffs
IT'S HAPPENING! TODAY. IS. THE. DAY. HBO's Game of Thrones is finally back, after what feels like an eternity of waiting, for its final season. Who will live? Who will die? Who will end up on the Iron Throne? It's one big dramatic mystery and I am READY to spend the next six weeks fully … Continue reading MidWesteros Or Bust!