Jun. 24, 2013 1:50 pm
Updated: Jul. 6, 2013 8:10 pm
The principal things necessary for the life of men, are water, fire, and iron, salt, milk and bread of flour, and honey, and the cluster of the grape, and oil, and clothing.~Ecclesiasticus 39:31 I live in
one of those dastardly suburbs replete with a home owners association and an over…
Bread a staple of life; a principal thing.
Mother of four and husband to one; married for 20+ years. Home schooled for six years--these were my most interesting cooking years. You have to stretch your cooking muscle to keep their interest.
My favorite things to cook
Anything hearty, quick and easy that uses fresh ingredients. We are all hearty eaters in this house.
My favorite family cooking traditions
I use to run a gingerbread house workshop that many still ask me about. I will do this again someday.
My cooking triumphs
A few recipes that I "invented" when the kids were wee little things and I was a food happy shut-in. They still receive rave reviews when I bring them to gatherings. Makes being a stay-at-home mother a dream job...
My cooking tragedies
I left the leavening out of some scratch blondies. My then 8 year old daughter worried for years ever after whether or not I knew what I was doing when I began to bake. *sigh*