Inspiration Station: Friends with Benefits

One of my New Years Resolutions was to revive this monthly feature…so here we go! The Dish: A take on street meat.  There is a string of scenes where Mila Kunis’ character is trying to convince JT’s character to move to NYC by showing him all the amazing things about the city, ranging from a…

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Inspiration Station: "Easy A"

I’m baaaaack.  Another long break for “Inspiration Station”, but I’m back in business.  Here we go: I think Emma Stone is just adorable.  I want to be her.  Gorgeous and witty?  Can’t ask for anything more.  Easy A was her big break-out film.  Sure it was a high school comedy, but it didn’t pander to the…

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Inspiration Station: You Don’t Mess With The Zohan

It may be a weird choice, but I’d like to look at You Don’t Mess With The Zohan for this month’s movie.  I admit, it’s a stupid movie, but as much as I tried to roll my eyes, I found myself laughing through much of it.  Oh Adam Sandler, I have such a soft spot for…

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Inspiration Station: "Father of the Bride"

Wow oh wow am I sorry.  I promised you an Inspiration Station post each month and I didn’t hold up to my end of the bargain.  Two posts.  That’s all I ended up doing.  I could blame it on moving and the lack of kitchen space to make the more intricate recipes I like to…

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Inspiration Station: "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off"

Yes, I know last month’s Inspiration Station was also a John Hughes movie, but I couldn’t resist using Ferris Bueller as February’s inspiration once this teaser clip came out: Could it be?!   A modern day Ferris adventure is exactly what the world needs.  Sadly, no.  While we now know this was just the beginning…

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Inspiration Station: "Sixteen Candles"

It’s a new year and I’m starting a new series on this blog called “Inspiration Station”.  Basically, once a month (at minimum), I’ll take a movie and show you how it influences me in two ways.  First I’ll cook a recipe that relates in some way to the film (aka: “The Dish”) and then I’ll…

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