It’s been a little while, hasn’t it? Life sometimes gets in the way of blogging, which I think is a good thing, because it means time away from the computer — always healthy. I meant to write a post immediately about this amazing Kung Pao chicken recipe by Use Real Butter, not only because it is so delicious, but more importantly to tell you the exciting news that inspired the meal in the first place.

Last Friday morning I was standing in the kitchen watching a pot of water boil when Jonny suddenly came galloping down the stairs. His face was flush, and with the hugest smile ever he told me he’d received an unconditional offer to do his Master’s degree at Middlesex University. We immediately grabbed hands and started jumping around the kitchen and whooping like little kids. This awesome news deserved a celebratory meal! (Doesn’t all good news?) (more…)