Category Archive: Thinking out loud

Aaaand we’re back.

My dearest condiment blog, Oh, how I’ve missed you. When “real” food suddenly became affordable last May, I tried to keep you alive with feeble and half-assed posts. I was wrong – you… Continue reading

Hotel ‘errbody.

In yet another odd twist of fate, I’ve ended up living in a federal office park in Denver for ten days.  Well, at a hotel in said office park;  the people in my… Continue reading

A packeted, blame-free life

Wanted: neighbors who aren’t slovenly, pest-attracting jerks. Ever since I found a cockroach baked into my Christmas cookies, things haven’t been the same around here. We used to have an agreement: don’t breed,… Continue reading

The Grocery Fairy

Time flies; I hadn’t realized that it had been a month since the last posting. The truth is that the Grocery Fairy has been kind to me this month; in other words, when… Continue reading

What now?

It’s pumpkin coffee season! Being a resourceful gal, I decided to save the remaining few dollars on my Starbucks gift card for a true emergency (whatever a coffee emergency might look like) and… Continue reading

Condiment-Fu: 3 Techniques for Salad Bars

This past weekend I made the short but scenic schlep to Horrorfind, where my liver met it’s Waterloo. Somewhere between the acrobatics of physically dodging ex-boyfriends (it was a frickin’ hive of them),… Continue reading

Skull crayons

I’m having a crappy day and don’t feel like cooking, so here are some skull crayons made from a melted down 4-pack that came with a Popeye’s kids meal. I’m going back to… Continue reading

Meringue fail.

As promised, Saturday night was spent scavenging flavored creamers and attempting meringue cookies. Sadly, we never got past the beating of egg whites.  We even consulted the Google oracle to see what we… Continue reading

Friday night mat farming

My Friday night shenanigans landed me in four different eateries and a gas station between dusk and dawn. Among McFuckyuck’s, Taco Bell, a local 24 hour diner, and IHOP, there were enough packets to sustain… Continue reading

She’s doing WHAT?!

Maybe the ability to burn water is an omen for things to come, and maybe someone who doesn’t own an oven mitt shouldn’t be doling out recipes to the public. But hey, we… Continue reading