The Journalhttp://www.nujournal.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:05:26 EDTWed, 10 Feb 2016 17:05:26 EDT make great party food decided to keep it simple for the Super Bowl this year. At first, we thought we would head out to a bar. As we looked at all of our options, it seemed as though the different bars in our area were going to be a bit packed and even more expensiv.Tue, 9 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTReal Ramen daughter and I have had an obsession with ramen for a long time now. Before I learned more, I thought of ramen as the cheap soup that kept me alive during my college years. I think it still costs about $.15 a packet.Tue, 2 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTOven Braised Duck Legs have wanted to adopt a cat for some time now. Claud kept telling me no. We have two dogs, two turtles, several fish, and a parrot. So, I knew it was a bit crazy to want another pet. For some reason, I still wanted a cat.Tue, 26 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTCroque Provencal's my birthday week. I am 45 years old now. It sounds weird to say it out loud (or to write it). As the words leave my lips, it feels like I am speaking a foreign language. My mind still believes I am in my twenties.Tue, 19 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDTPan-seared scallops our trip to England, we decided to take a little three-day side trip to Paris. At the last minute, I invited my good friend, Sage's, two kids. This meant we were a party of eight.Tue, 5 Jan 2016 00:00:00 EDT