Tonight’s Dinner: Stuffed Peppers

Tonight I am making one of my favorite recipes from Linda's Low Carb site: Make Me Stuffed Peppers.  First off, this recipe is delish - you don't even miss the extra carbs that are snuck into traditional recipes with the addition of white rice. Second, this recipe is super easy to make. You boil two... Continue Reading →


A Bridge to Nowhere

The wedding is over. The pictures are done. We are enjoying a toast to the happy couple in the middle of a glorious wooden bridge that stretches the harbor in the warehouse district. The clouds have begun to roll across the sky, obliterating any chance of starlight this evening. Turning back to the task at... Continue Reading →

Fish Escovitch & This Week’s Menu

Tonight I am making a lovely red snapper dish from Joyce LaFray's Tropic Cooking called Fish Escovitch. So my first question about this recipe is what the heck is Fish Escovitch? Apparently, it is a Jamaican style of cooking that ends with pickled veggies over fried fish. You had me at fried! For this recipe,... Continue Reading →

Manufactured Loneliness

The way you roll your eyes, your death grip sighs, no one is welcome here. I think such a pity, a girl made pretty, so full of ugliness. We came for a drink, wouldn't you think, a warless POW would cheer. Our happy convention, absent of contention,  wounded in manufactured loneliness.   Courtesy of Brandi... Continue Reading →

A Peek Into What’s Cooking

Since I cook for 20 (even though there is only 2 of us), I usually end up serving leftovers when our busy nights disrupt our schedule. That also means I am constantly scooting our menu around to accommodate. It is also the reason some form of Taco salad is on the menu just about every... Continue Reading →

Who is Douglas?

A couple of weeks ago I brought you an excerpt from The Ghosts of Shelby Fierce that explored Shelby's ghost, Louis. Today I bring you the hot-headed Douglas. All at once I'm transported back to a drab bedroom. White walls. Worn beige carpet. Cheap brass colored plastic fixtures, remnants of the 80s. Suffocation. I know... Continue Reading →

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