I Hate Sweet Potatoes- A Confession

I also very much dislike asparagus. But that’s a whole other story. According to Wikipedia, the sweet potato is full of complex carbohydrates, dietary fiber, beta-carotene (a provitamin A carotenoid), vitamin C, vitamin B6, manganese and potassium. In short, it’s considered to be one of the most nutrient rich foods in … Continue reading

How I’ve Spent 29% of My Life- My 9 Year Anniversary

Nine years out of a 31 year lifespan is 29 percent and some change. I’ve spent almost one-third of my life with my husband. More than that if you count the two years of dating first. Which would make it … Continue reading

HFM’s Eggplant Parmesan

So in my interview for Prose Over Pain Infertility Journal, I was asked what recipe I would make for a celebrity visiting my home. And after careful deliberation, I decided that I would have to make my eggplant parmesan. This … Continue reading

Stateside Yakitori

This past Memorial Day, we got very American by grilling burgers, hot dogs, steak and veggie kebabs. But my husband had a craving for something decidedly Japanese– yakitori 焼き鳥. I’ve mentioned a couple of times about my previous life as an … Continue reading

HFM’s Chicken Cordon Bleu- The Best Damn Schnitzel in Town

HFM’s Chicken Cordon Bleu- The Best Damn Schnitzel in Town

It’s never a low key affair when I make chicken cordon bleu.  There’s the pounding of chicken breasts into something thin enough to roll.  Lots of noise involved.  My cats always think I’m murdering something when I make it. But … Continue reading

Pie-n-Tea Parties: An HFM Coping Technique

Pie-n-Tea Parties: An HFM Coping Technique

Last year, I very briefly mentioned an event that has become a regular thing in my life.  It’s called a Pie-n-Tea Party.  And the name has a pretty decent story behind it. I was filling my friend Tim’s poor eye … Continue reading

Chicken Enchilada Suiza Stacked Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Suiza Stacked Casserole

You guys.  You guys, seriously.  This recipe was super good: one of my favorite casseroles that I have ever made.  However, I haven’t made it since October 2012 because it’s pretty labor intensive.  The next time I make it, I’m going to … Continue reading

Choosing Your Guide to Holiday Baking

Choosing Your Guide to Holiday Baking

Honestly, you’re probably already deep into any holiday baking you might be tasked with– already making cupcakes for the kids’ holiday parties or a casserole for the office pot luck or cookies for a friend’s festive get-together.  So what I’m … Continue reading