I’m really Indian

Indian Food Wednesday!

Chicken tikka masala, it’s been way too long. Tuesday night, while setting out the ingredients for Wednesday’s slow cooker destiny, I thought to myself, “This could totally become a regular thing again!” And then I started making everything and very quickly changed my mind. Anyone else get a little intimidated to see more than 15…

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Smack in the middle

Most of the time, I love to cook.  I can’t wait for a chance to try out a new recipe or make an old favorite for dinner (all while singing “Bringing home a baby bumblebee,” doing a ridiculous dance or orchestrating a Tupperware drum solo). Other times, I want my food delicately placed on the…

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Indian Spaghetti

Rainy night, Indian food on the couch = not too shabby. We made a little stop at Saffron to get takeout for dinner, and per usual, it was everything I could wish for. I’m so excited that we found an Indian restaurant in Tucson that we LOVE. Chicken tikka masala, dal mahkani and chicken vindaloo…

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Chickpea Cakes with Indian Spices

Last night we had an amazing dinner at Saffron–my favorite Indian restaurant in Tucson. We left in curry-food comas and I was inspired to create my own meal using spices reminiscent of our experience: Chickpea Cakes with Indian Spices Our date night mentality has changed a bit after having a little one. The Pilot used to ask…

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Indian food dreams

Sometimes you have to count on someone else to help out with the meals. Like Joe the Trader. Something about swimming –or bopping around holding a heavy baby- makes me so hungry. The Pilot was also starving when we got back home, so he did the bedtime routine with Liv while I whipped up a…

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A little too lifelike

Look who scared the life out of me: At work, they’re always adding new decor, and that statue is newest addition around the corner by the water fountain. I thought it was a real, nekkid man and it frightened me a little. World beat was a lot of fun this morning. The drummers and my…

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“What are you doing New Year’s

New Year’s Eveeeee?” If you haven’t seen this video yet, it’s super cute. They just belong together. Something to look forward to in the New Year? More INDIAN FOOD 🙂   As you guys know, my beloved cuisine has taken a backseat to Thai since we haven’t really found an Indian restaurant in Tucson that…

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First Miss

Hey! Happy Friday! Also, happy first day of fall 🙂 How’s your new leaf going? Exciting things going on in the blogworld today: –Sabrina had her baby! –Heather’s wedding day Good stuff all around 😀 Thank you so much for you kind words of encouragement last night <3 I’m excited to take a step back,…

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Speed Eaters Anonymous

Hey friends! How was your day? Mine was loooooonnnggg (the 5pm weights shift is a doozy) but very bueno 🙂 I tested out the first week’s workout for Summer Shape Up 2011 on my lunch break! Very serious biznazz… [Side note: that headband was hurting my brain ALL day, but once you commit to a…

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We’ve been gone for too long…

Now it’s time to bring it back. Indian Food Wednesday!!! After a brief (ok, really long) hiatus, we decided that it was high time we had some Indian food in our life. I had a crazy long day at work, and when the Pilot picked me up, I was more than ready to go on…

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Indian spiced chickpeas and potatoes

Hi friends 🙂 Um, HOLY DEHYDRATORS and MACAROONS! Thank you so much to those of you who have entered the dehydrator giveaway. The winner will be chosen on Monday from my list of OpenSky followers, so make sure you’re signed up if you like the chance to win! Also, thank you from the bottom of…

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You’ve gotta break a couple eggs…

Hi friends! The weekend is in sight! Thank goodness 🙂 Class was a blast last night. We had 7 people (wahoo!!) and when I told the Pilot we made a grand profit of $5 for the night (after studio costs), he said: “Well Gina, you’ve gotta break a couple eggs to make an omelet” I…

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