Reheat, Eat


Hello, hello.

Here is evidence that I’ve been in the kitchen:


That would be Caitlin’s Santa Fe Casserole. It’s been on my list to make for a while and, since Matt has finals this week, I’d thought I’d make something that he could re-heat during his library breaks. I actually made this yesterday and was thrilled to come from work and dig into it this evening.


Loved the texture and it was great with salsa!


I made the switch from spinach to arugula this week. I’m weird about eating salads at home and pretty much only do it when I have above average toppings. But I do like arugula every once and a while because it actually has a flavor of its own.

I’m watching that TLC show about winning the lottery and now it’s got me thinking about what I might do with the money. I’d definitely take my family on a vacation, decrease my hours and volunteer in an organization that helps kids, and open a funky restaurant with craft brews, all local foods, cake, and a rooftop bar.

I’m going to get in bed early and try to finish my book. I want to start Jane Eyre next because the movie looks awesome!

What would you do if you won the lottery?

  • Kat
    October 17, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    If I won the lottery…I would make sure our parents were ready to go for retirement, donate to charity, volunteer and buy one of those lovely quilted Chanel purses.

    • Laura
      October 18, 2011 at 1:18 pm

      Sounds lovely:)

  • Miranda
    October 18, 2011 at 3:19 am

    That looks INSANELY delicious. I am jealous. And I would go to your cafe if that’s the kind of thing you’d be serving in it.

    If I won the lottery I would travel to New Zealand once a month just to see my dog. And I would go bananas at Tiffanys. Then I’d pay off friends’ student loans and buy my sister a house, then go do the masters degree I’ve been eyeing up for a couple of years.

    I am reading Jane Eyre at the moment! I can totally see why it’s a classic – it’s so well written. I hope you enjoy it 🙂 If you like books which make you think a little more, you should try The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde – one of my favourite books of all time by far!

    • Laura
      October 18, 2011 at 1:18 pm

      oh fun…is The Eyre Affair based on the original?

      • Miranda
        October 18, 2011 at 9:11 pm

        Errr… sort of. Any more than that and I’d ruin the book!

  • Caitlin
    October 18, 2011 at 10:05 am

    Oh man that casserole looks so good! If I won the lottery I’d quit my job so that I could dedicate all my effort into finding a job that I enjoy. I’d also finish my MBA and then go back to school to study nutrition, not sure if I’d go the full RD route but I just want to learn more!

  • Dad
    October 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Happy Birthday Sweety! Looking forward to the Bud Lights, Time Out chicken tenders, and the Kerr Drug candy rack tonight.

    • Laura
      October 18, 2011 at 1:17 pm


  • mary ellen kiehne
    October 18, 2011 at 1:02 pm

    happy birthday hope you have a great day!

    • Laura
      October 18, 2011 at 1:16 pm

      Thanks aunt mary ellen!!!

  • Mom
    October 18, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Happy Birthcake! Love, Mom