Archive for June, 2009

A Dining Disaster

Posted on Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at 3:42 pm

Last night, I was overconfident in my pizza skills. Having successfully mastered the art of pre-made pizza crusts, I thought I was ready to move on to using my new pizza stone and experimenting with actual dough. I was wrong.

Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts

Posted on Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 at 12:55 pm
Banana Bread with Vanilla Ice Cream

This was my first attempt at banana bread. The addition of chocolate chips made it very dessert–like. It was especially delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top. I would try it again and make cupcakes!

Potato Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Posted on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 at 4:51 pm

The main ingredient to a fun Summer BBQ, is delicious side dishes. I made this potato salad a few weeks ago for Trish’s birthday party. For a recipe, I immediately called my mom, who can make potato salad in her sleep. I changed things a round a bit, by adding capers and basil, which I think added a nice touch. enjoy!