Mar. 11, 2014 1:52 pm
Updated: Mar. 14, 2014 7:45 am
I wrote in my Jan 13 blog that I would be changing my diet to "near vegetarian." I have since learned that there is a term for that: flexitarian. In that time, I've learned to cook dry beans with help from The Buzz -
thanks to you all for your patient answering of my questions. I…
Mar. 2, 2014 3:42 pm
Updated: Mar. 4, 2014 4:38 am
I was just shopping at the market, where I bought a bag of carrots. The bags were sticky, but I decided to get one anyway, and then grabbed one of those wipes for my hands and swiped over the hand rail on the cart too.
So when I got home, and started putting groceries away, you know, my…
Jan. 15, 2014 9:21 am
Updated: Feb. 3, 2014 7:26 pm
A while back I purchased 3 bags of dry beans from the local dollar store. I watched one of those survival shows, and when I saw the beans at the store, decided I should have some of those in my pantry - just in case. In other words, it was an impulse
So yesterday I decided it's…
Jan. 13, 2014 10:05 pm
Updated: Jan. 17, 2014 9:57 am
For health reasons, I have decided to move toward a near-vegetarian diet. I say "near" because I have a mental block with the idea of never...
The fun part is that I get to experiment with new and different foods. Yesterday, I threw some boneless chop in the oven for Mr C & the kids, and then…
Jan. 2, 2014 6:42 pm
Updated: Jan. 4, 2014 2:50 pm
My brother loved to cook, but he was not meticulous in the kitchen. For measuring, he used a coffee cup, a handful, or a pinch. He never worried about making a mess, even when stuff fell on the floor. He made soups and stews, homemade
egg noodles, meat, chicken, fish and savory dishes of…
Dec. 26, 2013 6:42 pm
Updated: Jan. 2, 2014 4:41 pm
Yesterday evening our oven stopped working. So, long story short, my husband took the oven apart, and ordered replacement parts. But tonight, we want pumpkin pie, so I cleaned off the grill, and put my pie in there. It's outside baking now.
This is a blog in process as I am also getting…
Dec. 5, 2013 7:51 pm
Updated: Dec. 6, 2013 1:53 pm
Today I made my Grandmother's ginger snap cookies.
They are delicious; and I am happy. Her recipe calls for 3/4 cup of shortening.
I had a half stick of shortening, so I used that and a 1/4 cup canola oil.
As I stirred, rolled balls, and baked these cookies, I made the decision that this…
Apr. 9, 2013 3:56 pm
Updated: Apr. 10, 2013 7:57 am
It's spring time in the Rockies! The last few days the temps have been in the 60*s. Just lovely! Last night it started snowing. We got the phone call that school was cancelled. What do you do when it snows? Bake cookies, of course. So this afternoon,
I got my 8th grade daughter in the…
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