Mom-Friendly Meals: Shrimp and Potatoes in Garlic Butter

I love shrimp. Love, love, love it. Yet for some reason, I almost never cook with it. I’m trying to change that, though, because I have come to the conclusion–quite vocally, if you check with Mr. Sandwich–that I don’t like … Continue reading

Farm Life

Pierce College in Woodland Hills has an agricultural program, and one weekend every year, they open up their farm to the public. Luckily for us, this was that weekend. Much of my time was spent complying with cries of “PIGGYBACK!”, … Continue reading

Last-Minute Frenzy

Not shopping, thank goodness–but we have two days off while Baguette’s day care is still open, and that means that we’re trying to fit both relaxation and accomplishment into that time period. Mr. Sandwich is building a wheel so that … Continue reading

Food Truck Follies

Once upon a time, there was an empty lot in Santa Monica. Then, the owner of the lot thought, “Hey, what if–instead of selling the lot–I let food trucks park here and sell food?” People loved it. All day. Then, … Continue reading

Fogo de Chão

Are you a vegetarian? Well, Fogo de Chao is not the restaurant for you. But if you, like the Sandwiches, are an unrepentant carnivore, then this may be just what you’re looking for. When you are shown to your seat, … Continue reading

Eventually, You Have to Commit to Cooking the Chicken

It can only sit thawed in the refrigerator for so long. As far as I’m concerned, “so long” is two days. So the leg quarters must be cooked. We were going to grill them, but Mr. Sandwich cleaned the grill … Continue reading