If you’ve never been to Carrabba’s Italian Grill, you’re seriously missing out.
If you have been to Carrabba’s and are on any sort of restricted diet, then you’re probably still missing out. This is on account of Carrabba’s menu being a veritable deathtrap for those of us who crew the Good Ship Mangled Intestines. That is to say, if copious amounts of meat, cheese, and gluten aren’t your bag, then in stepping across the Carrabba’s threshold, you’ve essentially resigned yourself to the salad menu.
And the wine menu. I guess it could be worse.
Posted by molly alice on December 4, 2012
Confession time: I’m not Jewish.
Not remotely. In fact, my nuclear family is about as WASP as they come. So I’m not exactly sure from whence our infatuation with Hanukkah stems. Would it not mean I was resorting to stereotypes, I might speculate that it shares a common source with our love of Broadway musicals and coupon codes.
Posted by molly alice on December 2, 2012
I remember the first time I tried pesto. I distinctly recall looking at it and thinking, “Why would anyone voluntarily put this substance in their mouth?”
Then I ate it, and my life was forever changed.
Suddenly, I was eating pesto on everything. Pesto pasta. Pesto lasagne. Pesto pizza. Pesto bagels. Pesto pizza bagels. I was putting pesto on things I probably had no place putting pesto on. It was out of control.
Then I went vegan, realized pesto contained cheese, and abruptly resigned myself to a pesto-less life, figuring making your own pesto must be SO HARD. Lies. Pesto is probably the easiest sauce to make of all time. If you have a food processor and a pulse, you can make pesto. And since this vegan, nut-free variety contains no allergens that I’m currently aware of, you now have NO EXCUSE to deprive yourself of this sweet ambrosia among pasta sauces.
Posted by molly alice on October 15, 2012
I think I’m very slowly edging my way out of my current recipe lull.
Since I’ve been off wheat (read as: in the past week) I’ve had to get pretty creative coming up with meals for myself that are both vegan AND wheat-free. Before I went on this ill-rationed food-eliminating spree, my idea of lunch was to slap some sort of cheese on some sort of bread and add a little fajita seasoning. Now, I start mentally laying out my meals and taking stock of ingredients days in advance.
What has become of me?
Posted by molly alice on September 13, 2012
Are you guys sick of this bowl yet?
Confession time: this is the only non-Corelle bowl I own. I got it on sale at Pier 1, and ever since then, it’s had more than its fair share of screen time. I’ve used it for dumplings, macaroni, hash, and sometimes I even eat my actual dinner out of it… usually because all our bowls are dirty and I periodically forget that I’m an independent adult who needs to do her own dishes.
I probably need a new bowl. But seeing as this is real life, and seeing as I’m an unemployed recent grad, buying artisan bowls is not high on my list of priorities. I’m sure you understand.
Posted by molly alice on September 11, 2012