Monthly Archives: December 2011

Yay Area

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I’ve managed to create my own personal Twelve Days of Christmas: 12 hours night shift-ing 6 miles bike riding 10 minutes showering 0 seconds sleeping 350 miles I-5-ing 2 stops for peeing HOME SWEET HOME!   We arrived to an empty house (family ...

A parrilla in espana

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After covering Madrid on foot, you’d think I’d just want to pass out rest before dinner.  You’d be correct.  Then my dad got inspired and somehow dragged me into checking out the hotel gym with him.  “Just to see it.”  One thing led to another and suddenly I was roped into a 5:30 ...

Clean Food Cornbread (with a side of eggs)

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Another Clean Food success story.    Since I was working on the 25th, Kyle made me Christmas dinner, which included Terry Walters’ skillet cornbread recipe.  He made it in a casserole dish instead, with a few changes, indicated below. Clean Food Cornbread 1/2 cup corn ...

Butter me up

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I’m sorry for leaving you all in suspense after the nutty teaser. I made this trio of nut butter spreads for Kyle’s dad… Holiday Spiced Peanut butter Chocolate Cake Almond Butter Coconut Peanut Butter There weren’t really leftovers…mostly because Kyle kept poking his head in the kitchen when he heard the food processor stop…smart boy.  But I did make ...

Cavity central

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Our apartment is a dentist’s nightmare.  The only thing I brought back from Argentina was chocolate.  Chocolate bars, chocolate cookies, chocolate covered this and chocolate covered that. Cadbury makes so many products you can’t get here in the states, so I obviously had to bring home several to ...