Here’s a crazy thing about me- I love to browse for recipes, plan my meals, pour a nice glass of wine (after 5:00 of course), and cook the night away. But my favorite thing in the world is when I don’t have to cook dinner. How weird is that? Am I alone here, or are there others who can relate? I guess cooking is a creative outlet for me. I love to do it when I’m inspired and in the mood, and then I could do it all day, but when I’m not in the mood, it feels like punishment. I’ve been kind of busy lately with non-food (AKA work that pays) stuff, so I’ve been finding it hard to be creative. It’s for those really busy days when you look up and it’s 6:00 and you think “Oh crap, what’s for dinner”, that I’m really thankful I planned ahead and have a pan or pot of delicious leftovers in the fridge. Continue Reading..