Category Archives: steak

What? 4 Desserts per meal is wrong?

This weekend was Labor Day and this year, we went to the beach and then had some families over for some grilling and hanging out.  The beach did not go quite as intended (Sand fleas and rain?  Really?  Still fun though.), but the grilling was nice.  However, I did get mocked for having 4 desserts with only 1 main course, but it was 1 dessert per family… That’s sane, right?  We made asian-ish steak tip/kebabs (others provided yummy sausages and zucchini and fruit salad), and then had berry fool, strawberry citrus ginger sorbet, key lime popsicles, and blubbery crumble with vanilla ice cream for dessert.  Recipes below!

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swingsets and mac and cheese

This was an exciting weekend. After a week of looking online and trying to be the first to reply to a craigslist post, we finally found a wooden swingset that wasn’t an hour away, currently infested with termites, or looked so decrepit that I was sure it would collapse any minute. And as a bonus we get it at $100 off asking price because while the seller had lots of interest from others that wanted to buy it, he had no interest in selling it (he was selling it for someone else), and so he gave us a discount so that he could stop dealing with it. So Sunday the big plan was to go pick it up.

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