Kyle in the Kitchen

summer is looking delicious

June 2, 2010
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brinner with jamie oliver

May 2, 2010

A quick backstory to clue you in as to how exciting this adventure was for us- when we, Lisa and Kyle, were maybe 11 or 12, we frequently found ourselves hungry after school… and for some reason we were always craving grilled cheese.  Patience was not a virtue of ours at the time and our […]

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food revolution friday

April 30, 2010

If you’ve been watching Jamie Oliver’s new Food Revolution series, you’ve seen him shining a light on the way we as Americans eat.  It’s an interesting show, and that guy is really very focused on his goal.  I enjoy watching him take on some of the hard headed stubbornness that is rampant across our country- […]

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oh what a difference a pan makes

April 28, 2010
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i hated p90x

April 26, 2010

Yup… hated it. I know, I know, in the first month post I was all “Woo Hoo!  Look at me!” Month two demonstrated how skilled I am in the art of justification, regardless of reason. Now month three is done and I appreciate your kindness in letting me just quietly sweep it under the rug. There […]

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food porn?

April 19, 2010

In the last week I have twice posted photos on Facebook of dinners I prepared for myself.  It’s not like they were anything amazing- a grilled steak salad and tabbouleh with grilled chicken- but something about them made me so excited and giddy that I had to take photos and share with my three hundred […]

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summertime to-do list

April 9, 2010

Remember this past winter when folks that lived in the south had seriously harsh cold weather?  My friends in Florida were piling on the pj’s with footies, and my cousin in Texas was posting photos on Facebook of her frozen garden fountain… and a bunch of people in Washington were making themselves look like idiots […]

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raw birthday cake

March 19, 2010

Imagining candles slowly being extinguished as they sink into the pan of uncooked cake batter?  Fearing the chance of salmonella from raw eggs?  Worry not, ye doubting folk. Ani Phyo’s Raspberry Ganache Fudge Cake was a stellar performer at my friend Ivanka’s birthday dinner the other night.  Not only did everyone love it, but she […]

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spoon donations welcome

March 12, 2010

We have a very limited amount of spoons in the house.  Why do I not go out and purchase additional spoons?  This one’s not chalked up to being lazy… it’s more that when I’m at Target I’m in a happy place, not thinking about bad things at home like my Least Favorite Household Chore List. […]

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pineapple love crumble

March 2, 2010

There’s no point in hoping I’ll ever go completely raw in my diet- there are some things (like steak) that will always be on my plate that just don’t seem to fit with the “uncooked” idea.  (Yes, steak tartare is wonderful but I can’t make that for myself.  Get real.)  I really like trying out […]

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the workout

February 27, 2010

One month of P90X workout videos down.  Two to go.  Before I share the daily trials, I’ll fill you in on the details. I’m using the basement as my “workout room”.  There is a heater in the wall, indoor/ outdoor carpet on the cement floor, a tv, a dvd player, large spiders, a low ceiling […]

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