One Happy Camper…Old Fashioned S’mores

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: June 19th, 2012 |  11 Comments
smores

I recently read an article on the “Top Nine Things You Should Never Say to Your Kid.” I won’t tell you my score. But let’s just say I’m working on my parenting after reading it. While I’m doing this, might I also suggest someone (preferably an expert) address the kids’ version? Why, I even have […]

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Summer is for Berries…Creamy Berry Smoothie

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: May 30th, 2012 |  17 Comments
strawberries

I love Farmer’s Markets. Good ones. Big ones. Ones that don’t have booths selling auto insurance. Ones where people walk around with straws coming out of coconuts eating mangoes on sticks. Ones where random bands play random songs, and people say hello and walk their dogs. Ones where you buy herbs you’ll never actually plant […]

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LYLAS BFF*…Grandma’s Banana Bread

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: May 22nd, 2012 |  6 Comments
Banana Bread 2

  When we were little the number of friends we had correlated directly to our happiness. Being popular meant it was imperative to have *everybody* like you. Birthday parties were jam-packed. People would vie to sit next to you at lunch or play with you at recess. You had sixteen ‘BFFs’ on a rotating schedule. […]

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A Mother’s Day Wish…Grapefruit ‘MOM’osa

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: May 12th, 2012 |  8 Comments
A Mother’s Day Wish…Grapefruit ‘MOM’osa

Today’s post is dedicated to Angie Reyer Kotarski, a mom worthy of every collective Mother’s Day wish in the world. Our family met Angie ten years ago when we lived in Durham, North Carolina for my husband’s medical fellowship. We moved into the same apartment complex -right next door to each other- for a one […]

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Retail Therapy…Spinach and Cheese Nachos

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: April 28th, 2012 |  12 Comments
shopping

I’ve definitely found my match in the form of a nine-year-old. She’s all sassy and competitive and persistent and up early and determined and relentless and god I want to kill her most of the time. And well, I guess I’m kind of the same. Minus the sassy and god people want to kill me […]

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Which Came First, the Bunny, the Matzah or the Guilt?…Roasted Asparagus

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: April 4th, 2012 |  9 Comments
Which Came First, the Bunny, the Matzah or the Guilt?…Roasted Asparagus

Been struggling with blog materials lately (can you tell? last post was more than two weeks ago) when it dawned on me that Passover coincides with Easter this year, almost to the day. And while I’m still scouring the shelves to find flour-free products, dodging the bountiful aisles of Peeps and chocolate bunnies because I’m […]

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Fifty Shades of Skirt Steak…Marinated Skirt Steak

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: March 13th, 2012 |  10 Comments
Fifty Shades of Skirt Steak…Marinated Skirt Steak

So I’m sitting in carpool line minding my own business reading my mom porn, Fifty Shades of Grey when someone knocks on my window to ask me a question about the PTA. Talk about a buzz kill. Excuse me? Yeah, that’s what I said. Mom Porn. Fifty Shades of Grey. Read it yet? You know […]

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Sayonara Stove!…Scrambled Eggs with Cheese and Scallions

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: March 5th, 2012 |  1 Comment
Sayonara Stove!…Scrambled Eggs with Cheese and Scallions

Wow, it’s been so long since I’ve posted I almost forgot I had a blog. I think the chaos got the best of me. That happens every now and then. I sort of go into a little funk and disappear, resorting to things that can be boiled or nuked for sustenance. But then I wake […]

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How I Waste Time

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 14th, 2012 |  1 Comment
salmon

I’m sitting at my second office (Panera Bread) doing what I do best — procrastinating and watching other people. It’s an extremely productive way to waste time. Here come two 30-somethings dressed in jeans and cute tops. C’mon, give me something to chew on. No, I’m not interested in hearing about your cookie exchange. Next. […]

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Totally Tubular Super Bowl Snacks

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: January 31st, 2012 |  4 Comments
Totally Tubular Super Bowl Snacks

Have you seen the Ferris Bueller Super Bowl commercial yet? It’s only on everyone’s Facebook page like they’re the first to discover it…but if you haven’t, go ahead and take a look here. Well? Whaddya think? Pretty choice, huh? I heard Jerry Seinfeld is also doing a Super Bowl commercial with the Soup Nazi. And Madonna’s […]

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