Tag Archives: cooking

Looks can be deceiving….


I’ve made this meal various times before. This is not how it is supposed to look…. Advertisements

Posted in Weekly meetings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Anchors Up!


Looks like the dreaded move is almost upon us. When Jennifer and I looked at the calendar today, we could hardly believe it. Next week is our last meeting. Face to face that is. She’s moving away. Not to worry! … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly meetings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Shiratake Noodles – A.K.A. The Stinky Noodles


Memoir writing is tough. Every chapter is its own unique emotional wringer. Jennifer and I have a (rather unique) way of combating this, and though the silly hats definitely take the edge off, the cooking and having fun in the … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly meetings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Yo-yo dieting


Michelle and I spend a lot of time talking about food as we cook it and eat it. We’re women and we’re alive so we’ve struggled with body image and food issues. We’ve tried diets, gone off diets, gained weight, … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly meetings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Chicken BBQ – The Beginning


My post this week was going to cover Jennifer’s tap performance, and a recipe we have cooked during one of our weekly meetings. The performance will be next week’s post, so I am going to write today about the amazing … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly meetings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A day at the beach


I had the best day today. I laughed. And I was allowed to be myself, no judgment passed. Why, oh, why can’t we find that in everyday life more often? I spent the afternoon with Miss Michelle cooking, editing, and … Continue reading

Posted in Weekly meetings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Introductions


I met Michelle in a memoir writing class. With gorgeous, blond hair and shy eyes, she was the only person close to my age. She said she was intimidated by the credentials of the classmates and then proceeded to knock … Continue reading

Posted in How it all began | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Introduction – Part Two


So there we were, sitting in the remnants of my store on the last day of its existence. A rather depressing day, and Jennifer came by to help me through it. They say you find out who your friends are … Continue reading

Posted in How it all began | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments