February 27th, 2011
Last weekend my best friend, Robert, sent me a text with a picture of 6 horrifically flat pancakes stacked on one plate and the message, “My pancakes are all flat…why they be hatin’?” I had to stop for a minute and force myself to ignore the fact that he had already begun eating six pancakes at once (homeboy’s got issues with the concept of moderation), and focus on the fact that his pancakes were indeed, shall I say, flat as a pancake.
After some brief probing (“did you use baking powder?”) I learned “Jiffy Mix didn’t say to use it, maybe it’s already in there?” Boxed mix. Problem ascertained.
This made me think of a pancake recipe I’d actually just recently been testing (three times in one week, I thank you) which I have found to be quite delicious, easy, and very fluffy. So fluffy, in fact, that it reminds me of the scene in Despicable Me with the fluffy unicorn. If you’ve seen it, you know what I mean. If you haven’t, you need to.
So yeah. Pancakes. Poofy, healthy, multigrain pancakes. And Robert. I told him to nix the Jiffy and of course, culinarily inept as he is (although he’s amazing at building and creating things, photography, and design, his kitchen prowess is limited to possibly washing dishes), he asked what he could possibly do without his beloved mix. I told him to check his email. What follows is the email I sent him, almost verbatim.
Dramatic, me? Noooo….of course not…
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January 18th, 2011
…after looking down and seeing your spoon smiling at you.
(The soup is Fully Loaded Baked Potato in case you’re wondering.)
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December 13th, 2010
Jennifer over at Bread and Putter has finally brought attention to a very serious epidemic: Recipe Distraction Disorder (RDD). For once, sufferers of RDD everywhere now have a name for their illness, and can begin forming support groups to enable the healing process.
Rejoice, RDD sufferers! For you are not alone. I, too, have RDD. I have RDD almost as severely as I have OCD. Case in point:
Looks great, can't remember much else.
This was sitting in my food photos folder labeled as “Baked Fish with Thai Lemon Mint Sauce.” I do not know when I made it, or when I put the photo in there, but there it is. I vaguely remember it was good though a bit spicy and heavy on the mint, and that it came from Bon Appétit Magazine. Or maybe it was the cookbook. Or maybe Gourmet…
I don’t feel like hunting down the recipe, especially since it obviously did not impact me enough to remember it anyway. But there you are, a random photo of baked fish as my contribution to the support network.
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January 10th, 2010
Robert complained that I’m not living up to this blog’s full title. He says there needs to be more sex. So here you go Robert. Have Adrianna take the test too, since she should be used to having sex with a sasquatch.
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October 13th, 2009
Seriously. LOVE. This one of “My Humps” by Alanis Morissette had me dying. Enjoy if you haven’t seen it yet.
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