Monday was my department’s Peach Bake Off. A few of us are trying to bring more fun into the year so we set up this contest that was very loosely based off of The Great British Bake Off. We got aprons for our judges to wear and purchased personalized spatulas as prizes. We had our… Continue reading Spatula!
Last week’s dinners were a success – I liked them much better than the ones we made from the cookbook. On top of that, the ingredients cost us $80 instead of $170 like the week prior. That’s an impressive difference. Everything but the yakisoba kept quite well too (the yakisoba noodles got too mushy but… Continue reading Meal Prep – Personal Try a Success!
Well, the week is over and as of Friday evening we have no more prepared meals. The result? I would not make those set of meals again. I liked the dinners well enough when I ate them but afterwards I realized I didn’t like them THAT much. I tried eating the leftovers but each time… Continue reading Dinner for the week – thoughts
Yesterday after work I went to my first work happy hour. It was for one of my managers who has a birthday on Monday. It was very thoughtful of him to invite me, I was one of three people from our department he invited, so after debating it I decided to go. Thankfully there ended… Continue reading Happy hour and D Bar
After hearing about a cool cookbook. Gene wanted to try out some of the recipes. And if Gene wants to try something then it means we do it! This cookbook is set up by the week, you make multiple meals, or parts of a meal, on a Sunday and thus have less to do throughout… Continue reading A New Way to Dinner – Dinners for the week
Monday started with donuts – and how can you go wrong from there? Thanks to Gene, I had snagged a deal at Krispy Kreme and figured it would be a nice treat for everyone in my department if I shared. They were a big hit. I would like to do something like that once or… Continue reading Donuts, Mexican, and Meseret!
Yesterday was a blast. We had our own mini cheese party since we have all this cheese from a couple weeks ago. Our friends came over and we ate, played games, and visited. The spread turned out quite nice – I laid butcher paper on a table and under each cheese I wrote down what… Continue reading Mini cheese fest and Mario Kart