November 2009

It's an Open Sky!

by zesty on November 30, 2009 · 4 comments

OpenSky Update: The amount of excitement and visitors crashed their servers, but they are working to get the site up and running again ASAP. You can call the 800 number for faster service: (877) 734-OPEN. Happy Monday!  I have to share with you some important information today which I am always excited about. Open Sky [...]


Fridge Leftovers… Plus Eggs

by zesty on November 27, 2009 · 6 comments

Happy Friday!  Sorry for the delay in posting.  I actually never had time to write last night as we were at the house until 11:00pm prepping the upstairs for the painter today.  Progress is moving along and things are starting to take shape.  We picked out some plumbing fixtures today which are in stock… whoo [...]


Pesto Pasta For You!

by zesty on November 26, 2009 · 7 comments

Happy Thanksgiving to the US!  I hope you are having a great Thursday.  Remember yesterday I shared with you a quick sundried tomato pesto and I promised you I would show you a simple little dish to use some leftover pesto?  In case you didn’t eat it all directly from the bowl or on some [...]


Super Sundried Tomato Pesto

by zesty on November 25, 2009 · 11 comments

As I write this post – I am pretty excited.  I just got back from the house and I am so impressed at the progress the builders made with the upstairs baseboard.  Great work guys!  Also, we received a delivery for the post in the middle of the main floor and we had to check [...]


Food Demo Recap and a Chocolate Turtle

by zesty on November 24, 2009 · 13 comments

So finally a formal recap of a Cooking food presentation which took place last Saturday.  Before I begin, I just want to say it was a lot of fun.  It was a bit nerve racking preparing under a time crunch to get ready for a live act but I would do it again in an [...]


An Overdue House Update

by zesty on November 23, 2009 · 8 comments

Happy Monday!  I know this is long overdue but I thought what better way to start the week with a quick house update as to how things are progressing.  Our move in date has been solidified as December 10th.  Kind of exciting for sure… but still a bit of work left to do.  With literally [...]


Guest Post: Hello from the Land of Dairy!

by zesty on November 19, 2009 · 7 comments


Hi everyone, Julie from Savvy Eats here!  For those of you who are unfamiliar with my blog, I am a Food Science & Engineering student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating in May. I’m an unusual engineering student in that I don’t want to do super-technical work when I graduate. What I really want to [...]


Guest Post: What A Salmon Loaf!

by zesty on November 18, 2009 · 8 comments

Hello hugecooking readers! My name is Marianne, and you can find me over at from french fries to flax seeds. Food has been a passion of mine since I was a little kid, and more recently I’ve really become interested in healthy eating and finding that balance between nutrition and pleasure. I am currently working [...]


Guest Post: Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Gratin

by zesty on November 17, 2009 · 5 comments

Hi, readers! I’m the Page behind Notes On A Page, a blog dedicated to all things food! Since I’m always feeding my family and friends, I focus on simple, healthy, and satisfying dishes.  Here’s a comforting cold-weather dish that uses a favorite fall vegetable: sweet potatoes. Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Gratin Ingredients 1 Tsp. [...]


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