If you like weird west stories and chosen one narratives, then read Elysium Girls. The setting and the world are something of a twist on classic western with a vibe that isn’t quite steampunk but something similar. There is even a magic showdown. While I did enjoy the book, I didn’t find myself as immersedContinue reading “Book Review: Elysium Girls”
Aside from being delicious and questionably the healthy, I decided to title this chicken recipe as “Sinfully Sweet” because the last time I made it, I was using local, pasture raised chicken and smothering it with processed things that were probably GMO, like Soy Sauce and Vegetable Oil. I felt guilty, even sinful putting theseContinue reading “Sinfully Sweet Honey Glazed Chicken”
As you may know from my previous posts, in-between writing, gardening and preparing for the up coming semester, I have been on the hunt for the perfect white wine butter sauce. After trying and tweaking many different recipes, I have come up with just the right one. It started out with the the recipe forContinue reading “Chicken, Vegetables and Pasta with White wine Butter Sauce”
Earlier in the summer, I posted about patience and gardening. The results are finally showing, at least in the garden department. I’m keeping my fingers crossed for some story acceptances too.
I’m known by my family to be a very picky eater who generally does not like anything too mushy. Surprisingly, I LOVE meatloaf, but only when it is made a certain way – the way my mom and I make it. Before I started cooking it my self, I used to order meatloaf in restaurants,Continue reading “Sara’s Super Meatloaf Recipe”
Since a local restaurant removed one of my favorite dishes from their menu, I’ve been on a mission to find a good recipe for lemon butter white wine sauce. I haven’t come up with something quite as delicious as the dish from Rhythm, but I did make something pretty yummy for lunch today. Ingredients: 4Continue reading “Lemony Pasta and Vegetables”
As the semester comes to an end, it can be hard to remember to eat at all, let alone eat healthy. This was true for me when I was a student, and still is true now that I am a teacher. Since women cannot survive on chocolate alone (though we often want to), I believeContinue reading “Finals Week and Chicken Soup”
This soup like looks like words drowned in red ink. It tastes as beautiful as the writing would have been if that red tide had not drown it before it learned to swim.
The Impatient Writer’s Chicken Soup: Advice on the Writing Process and a Delicious Recipie By Sara Codair Soup and writing have a lot in common. One important connection to note is that they both improve when they are allowed to sit and simmer for ample time. If I eat a soup that hasn’t been sittingContinue reading “The Impatient Writer’s Chicken Soup”
Story Soup By Sara Codair At some point during every semester, my students and I write in response to the following prompt: “Writing for is like____.” Lately, mine has begun with the words “writing is like making soup.” Making soup and writing have a surprising amount in common. When you are first starting out, itContinue reading “Story Soup”