Archive for October, 2010

October 18, 2010

Two Tasty Meals

Success!  I’m very proud I managed to accomplish both goals this weekend…

Step one: Eat healthier.

Check!   Saturday afternoon I whipped up a lovely dish of steamed green vegetables, brown rice, and a ginger sauce adapted from this recipe.  Unfortunately there was no rice wine nor corn starch in the apartment and a trip to the market for this meal had already been made.  I attempted to substitute red wine, but it smelled horrible so I ditched the first batch.  For the lack of corn starch, I used… ::gasp!:: Maple Grove pancake mix.  Due to an unfortunate incident with weevils, the flour and corn starch were recently tossed and not yet replaced, so pancake mix was the next best available thing.  Hey, my ginger veggies turned out fabulous.

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October 15, 2010

Oops. An energetic malfunction.

I’ve been back from Italy for a month, and here’s a few observations:

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