Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Deep Breath

While running, I find myself panting for air.  I slow down and my breathing gets under control but the second I start back running, I lose it again.  And when I say panting, I really mean panting. And this breathing difficulty is not just due to running.  I have a tendency to pull my stomach […]

Check Writing

Don’t let your mouth write a check that your behind can’t cash. I grew up hearing this saying over and over again.  It was normally in relation to some little kid mouthiness.  It has stuck with me even today but every now and again, I seemingly forget.  On a cold ambitious day just a couple […]

Braised Short Ribs

I made this while in Florida.  I wonderful filling meal for a cold day.  What’s really great is that it doesn’t require you to stand over the stove.  I used a dutch oven for this but it would have worked just as well in a slow cooker (although you still need to brown everything on […]

Restaurant Week in DC

Hear ye, hear ye The winter 2010 restaurant week will take place January 10-17th. Prices are $20 for a 3-course lunch and $35 for a 3-course dinner. Make your reservations now for the best deals.

Samurai Cereal – Part Deux

**EDIT:  Click here for the recipe for samurai cereal.  Me loves it!** So you remember my last try at samurai cereal?  I loved the flavor but that huge batch turned into a stinky time bomb in my fridge just didn’t really work for me.  I’ve decided to try a new method.  This time, I mixed […]

Welcome to Jamaica

Aahhh, Jamaica I just returned from my first trip there.  I don’t really have much to say except “Aahhh”. If you go, there are a few things you must do. Order a dirty banana from the bar Dunk a coconut drop into your blue mountain coffee Get into the ocean first thing in the morning.  […]