White Queso Dip

Today marks our last installment of this year’s 12 Days of Oscar.  This is the last film in this year’s lineup and the fourth film nominated for an Oscar this year.  Boyhood  was shot intermittently over twelve years with the same cast.  The film shows Mason (Ellar Coltrane) growing from grade school to college, living… More White Queso Dip

Guacamole (and How to Make a Hat-Shaped Tortilla Bowl)

Today’s second 12 Days of Oscar post is the first of this year’s nominated films.  It is also the only one of this year’s nominees with a script I know by heart.  Despicable Me 2 is nominated this year for two Oscars, for Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song.  I was actually pretty miffed… More Guacamole (and How to Make a Hat-Shaped Tortilla Bowl)

Nacho Cheese Sauce

I’m a spectator for all seasons.  Football takes me from fall through the winter.  Hockey gets me from winter to spring.  Baseball gets me from spring to fall.  No matter what sporting event we take the kids to see, I suspect they’re not really there for the on-field or on-ice action.  Last summer after five… More Nacho Cheese Sauce

The Big Ranch

I know we discussed my summertime obsession with salad yesterday, but I just didn’t feel like we did the matter justice.  Okay, I kid, justice was served.  Still, it seemed unfair to share the Good Seasons knockoff and not also discuss my other most favorite dressing in the whole world, ranch.  What I usually don’t… More The Big Ranch