Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Seeds and Hazelnuts

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it’s days like these that i’m relieved i’m single. did you ever see that SATC episode where carrie talks about secret single behavior? it’s like that. because i want brussels sprouts for the 19th day in a row. and i want to have a glass of white wine. and then i want to take a…

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oven roasted brussels sprouts

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the gym. besides the airport it’s best place to people watch. so. dear man on the mat doing weird humping exercise movements, you’re doing things that just can’t be unseen. like the first time i met my friends boyfriend and he was wearing crocs and later that weekend she asked me what i thought about him…

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oven-roasted rosemary red potatoes

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i’m going to start this post out by saying, it’s going to be less than thrilling. i’m experiencing a bout of writer’s block.  i woke up reallyyyy early this morning to run. i know, who does that if they’re not being forced/chased/a bottle of sauvignon blanc isn’t just beyond their reach? so let’s talk about…

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bacon wrapped green bean bundles (with brandy and brown sugar)

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i am SO happy it’s the 15th (almost as happy as i was when i created these little bundles of joy. yes, i’m referring to the bacon green bean bundles as my bundles of joy.) yea yea – it’s tax day and all that jazz (what’s the government going to take from me – my…

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deviled eggs

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note, you can totally dye this for easter and you look like a genius. now back to regular scheduled programming. you guys.  i am PUMPED. it’s warm out. patio furniture is being used. things are colorful again. chicago literally feels like the movie pleasantville. we’ve been living in black and white and suddenly life is…

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