Tag: random

Reinventing The Potluck

I had a few people for dinner the other night, 25 to be exact. So, truth be told, I like cooking for my family but cooking for friends is a bit trickier and it stresses me out a bit. Those meal trains when someone has a baby and everyone brings a meal? Total stress bomb

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Easy Buddha Bowl Brilliance

I’ve got a time saving, wallet saving, sanity saving, healthy habit promoting food tip for you this week.  Why didn’t I think of it sooner? I am so over lunches, school lunches, work lunches, brown bag lunches, whatever man, I’m over it.  My son is almost done with high school and I long ago gave up

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The Recipe Stash-In My Mother’s Words

It’s March Break Madness and I have nothing to show for it friends.  I ran around all week getting ready for the break, exhausting my resources, patients, and ability to cook.  You don’t even want to know how many meals were leftovers, take out, premade grocery store meals, or just plain fend for yourself, but I’ll

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I Made Glue

In the interest of being transparent and real, brace yourselves:  most of the time I’m making this up as I go along. For example, tonight we are having a potluck dinner themed “food from a book or movie”.  I picked spaghetti and meatballs from Lady and The Tramp thinking that would be a super easy

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Nothing New Under The Sun

My very first job was washing dishes at a summer camp.  $10.50 per day plus food and lodging. My second job was at Burger King.  I lasted two weeks, fast food was not my calling and neither were the uniforms. My third job was as a cashier in a grocery store.  I liked the fast

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Homemade Yogurt Recipe Using A Yogotherm

Getting the swing of homemade yogurt was pretty easy once I put my mind to it.  If you missed that post, you can read about making yogurt in a slow cooker here.  Once I got the basics, I experimented a little bit each time to get an end result that I was happy with.  I

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