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
Retail Therapy…Spinach and Cheese Nachos

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…Salmon with Dill and Lemon

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: February 14th, 2012 |  1 Comment
How I Waste Time…Salmon with Dill and Lemon

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…Stuffed Mushrooms and Cheese Dip

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: January 31st, 2012 |  4 Comments
Totally Tubular Super Bowl Snacks…Stuffed Mushrooms and Cheese Dip

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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Dump Soup…Taco Soup

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: January 23rd, 2012 |  6 Comments
Dump Soup…Taco Soup

It’s Monday. It’s raining. It’s been raining for like five days. I got nothing. It’s a dump soup kinda day. When you’re feeling dumpy you gotta cook dumpy. Dump Soup Ingredients: 1 package ground beef, turkey or chicken 1 onion (chopped) 2 cans pinto beans 1 can white corn 2 cans chopped tomatoes 1 can […]

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The Year of the Dragon…Mandarin Sesame Noodles

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: January 13th, 2012 |  1 Comment
The Year of the Dragon…Mandarin Sesame Noodles

The Chinese New Year is coming up on January 23, 2012 — it’s the year of the Dragon. According to ChineseZodiac.com, “Dragons prefer to live by their own rules and if left on their own, are usually successful. They’re driven, unafraid of challenges, and willing to take risks. They’re passionate in all they do and […]

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Festival of Lights…Potato Latkes

by mykitchenchaos | posted on: December 14th, 2011 |  10 Comments
Festival of Lights…Potato Latkes

Hanukkah. It’s the holiday of lights. Let me say that again. Hanukkah. Chanukkah. Or is it Chanukah? Hanukah? Whatever. It’s the HOLIDAY OF LIGHTS. So why does my house look like this? When my neighbors’ houses look like this? If my Jewish guilt wasn’t enough to keep me up at night now I have to […]

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