Sloppy Joes

It may be gross, but I’m still working through those (now frozen) burgers from fourth of july. While contemplating how else I could transform them, I thought, really, what is more American, than a sloppy joe? Now I realize that here in the States there are actually 2 types of sloppy joe. But my parents … Continue reading Sloppy Joes

Mexican Lasagna

We had a very long (and fantastic) fourth of July week. It was basically a week-long party. Starting from the 3rd with dinner at a friends (They celebrate the 4th on the 3rd in the part of Plymouth we moved…yeah, I don’t understand it either) ending with a final farewell dinner with the in-laws. We … Continue reading Mexican Lasagna

Ugly Cupcakes

That’s right, I said it. UGLY CUPCAKES. I found this recipe on Pinterest that called for yellow cake mix and a can of pumpkin. I thought, “well this could be good (or terrible), but I don’t have yellow cake mix, so I’ll use chocolate. And I really want almonds, so I’ll add that too. That’s … Continue reading Ugly Cupcakes

Strawberry Crumble

A little sad…yesterday…I used the last of this year’s PYO Strawberries. Now that the season is officially over, we’ll have to go back to the slightly water-y tasting grocery store ones to get our fix. To honor the last, slightly sad looking strawberries who somehow did not get eaten in the past 2 weeks (and … Continue reading Strawberry Crumble