Category Archive: Fail

Jan 14

High Fat Fail + 5-Spice Roasted Veggies

Ever think something sounds fun… only to learn it is just the opposite?   I wish I didn’t make this mistake so often… Last week I decided to experiment with a high-fat/low-carb diet.  Nut butter, oils, avocados, nuts, egg yolks, red meat… it sounded like a brilliant idea!  Notsomuch. Nut butter needs toast or oats.  ‘Nough said. …

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Jan 10

Setting the Tone for a New Year + Amazing Kitchen Mistakes


Life is full of failures.   I am going to discuss one on Monday, in fact. Sometimes they are happy accidents!  One of my favorite stir-frys happened because I couldn’t figure out how to use my spiralizer.  This Indian Ginger Tempeh Stir-Fry happened when I wanted zucchini pasta but failed to  spiralize:   Or how …

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Jun 01

7 Things… Because Sometimes I Fail

I was going to have a really cool recipe for you today.   It’s such a cool idea involving cauliflower pizza and some crazy flavors. While it did taste good, the crust was far too moist (I HATE that word) - it had to be eaten with a fork.  That would be fine if it was …

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Dec 31

Indulging in 2012

Happy New Years Eve!!!     In case you do get a little over-zealous while welcoming 2012…   Top 5 Hangover Helpers: Sleep – roll over and pray it goes away Hydrate – before you roll over and go back to sleep, chug a big glass of water or Gatorade (taking a Motrin or Excedrin Migraine with it may not …

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Dec 15

The Christmas Spirit

I worked until 11:30p last night.     And I went to the dentist for a filling.  And I didn’t get the prep done that I had planned for the catering gig this weekend. This was well-deserved:     What had happened was… I was wrapping up my work when I saw Rufus’ blog post titled …

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