Guest Post: Lauren’s Meatballs and Sauce

A note from Pam: Lauren is an excellent friend.  We met in Paris and have bonded over a love of food, drink, fashion, and debauchery ever since. I teased you a while ago about the DELICIOUS sauce and meatballs she cooked up, and since you’ve been very patient and mostly polite, she has decided to share her recipe. Rejoice and salivate simultaneously!  From Lauren: Hello, Blogosphere! I haven’t written anything on a blog since I had a LiveJournal when I … Continue reading

Chicken Fingers!!

I made chicken fingers!! They are easy, they’re delicious, and it’s possible to know that they are actually made of chicken instead of an odd, spongy material! Hooray! If you need a bite of childhood, cook these up. It is a surprisingly fast meal to prepare. Start by slicing skinless chicken breasts lengthwise into half inch strips. Then, season some flour with salt, pepper, and any other spices you like. Toss the chicken  strips in the flour so they are … Continue reading

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

One of my favorite parts about pumpkin carving (or cooking) is getting to toast the seeds. I love scooping seeds out of a pumpkin and rinsing them because they get so slimy!! It’s a fun activity to do with kids after carving a jack-o-lantern, and it’s fun for me to do by myself. I also love snacking on the finished product. After scooping your seeds out of the pumpkin (a grapefruit spoon helps a lot with this part), put them … Continue reading