Tuesday, September 21, 2010

i've gone stale.

Ah, like the half-eaten, unsealed bag of chips in the pantry, I've treated my precious blog with neglect and it has gone stale. I promise a flurry of postings over the next few weeks now that my life is in order and I've purchased an oven thermometer to stave off repeats of the recently charred short ribs.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Absence Note and Burned Ribs...

So sorry for my lack of recent posts... I've been involved in the world's longest move but it is finally over!

I've been eating a lot of takeout and pizza lately, steadily adding to a nice chubby spare tire, so I decided to bravely try out my new stove (and by new I mean tiny, itsy bitsy old stove in a new apartment) and cook braised short ribs last night. In this battle of stove vs Molly, stove won. That little thing is a lot more powerful than I expected. Point of the story.. I opened the oven to burned rips sitting in a pathetic dried-up mess of a sauce.

So, instead of looking like this...

They came out more like this...