My Ultimate Day of Eating


One of my favorite questions to ask people is, What would you eat on your last day on Earth? It fascinates me. In fact, it fascinates me more than nearly all of my other favorite hypothetical apocalyptic scenarios and deserted island what-ifs. Mostly because I’m interested in hearing another’s favorite foods, but also because the…

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Majestic Elegance Resort, Punta Cana


2012 marks 15 years of best friendship with Kate. F-i-f-t-e-e-n years. It’s the kind of relationship Hollywood likes to make movies about. It’s the kind of relationship I always dreamed of having. It’s the kind of relationship I’ll be most proud of when I’m wearing adult diapers and false teeth (because she’ll be wearing them…

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Lighter Baked Chicken Parmesan


Friends, If you’ve been missing the recipe portion of CanYouStayforDinner?, the only person I can blame it on is, you know who, my mother. Though I can’t quite put my finger on what it is exactly, I’m sure there’s some misstep she took as a parent that lead me to my Intermittent Recipe Posting Dysfunction…

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I am obsessed. This bowl of oatmeal is purely, simply, delightful. It’s thick, creamy, and almost doughy in texture. Prepare for your life to be altered *significantly. *an average amount. Now, let’s begin this conversation with the acknowledgement that I have been eating oats for breakfast for a few years now. I adore them as…

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Grocery List


Vegetables For salads (How to Make a Delicious 400 Calorie Salad):romaine lettucegrape tomatoescarrotscucumberred and green bell pepperred cabbage For dinner veggie sidesbroccoli crowns (roast them please)cauliflower (Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower or Curried Cauliflower with Sweet Peas)frozen peasfrozen cornsweet potatoeswhite potatoes Fruit For one large fruit salad:pineapple (fresh and frozen)cantaloupewatermelongreen grapesstrawberriesblueberries Meat/Eggs/Poultry/Dairy 2 dozen large brown eggs…

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