CSA Week 3

CSA Week 3

So many vegetables, so little space.  By my next post, this photo will be in my new kitchen! Whoo! Lots of green showing up this week.  Plus one giant zucchini.  Also a jar of pickles. Those got broken into before the veggies were even packed away.  I’m hoping to...
Chicken Salad BLT

Chicken Salad BLT

Who says you can’t cook without a kitchen? I needed a break from all the takeout.  So with a little help from some rotisserie chicken, I “cooked up” some dinner. Turns out your toaster oven does bacon justice. Recipe: 1 rotisserie chicken; separated...
Kitchen Renovation – Day 4: Cabinets and Oven galore!

Kitchen Renovation – Day 4: Cabinets and Oven galore!

Thursday was an exciting day on the renovations front, my new oven was being delivered! Every cook one day dreams of buying a Wolf or Viking range – I’m here to tell you I’m still waiting for that dream to come true. However, we did manage to find a...
Kitchen Renovation: Day 3: Cabinets!

Kitchen Renovation: Day 3: Cabinets!

We have cabinets! Finally, corner cabinets that make good use of the space.  Cabinets above the microwave and stove. Coming up, final cabinet installation, new oven and microwave.  Next week counter tops, plus...
Kitchen Renovation – Day 2: Flooring

Kitchen Renovation – Day 2: Flooring

During the contractor search, we had made a few trips over to Ikea and Home Depot to look at supplies.  As much as I would have loved a custom kitchen, we didn’t have the money for it and this isn’t the apartment to design it in.  Our kitchen is only 50...
Kitchen Renovation – Day 1: Demolition

Kitchen Renovation – Day 1: Demolition

One of the first resolutions that I made at the beginning of 2011 was to get my kitchen renovated by the summer. We knew our budget was meager, but I was going to make it happen.  I started picking up some Kitchen and Bath magazines to get ideas and to make sure I...