Oatmeal Bread – 1st try; spring sunshine

Oatmeal Bread

I saw a post on Facebook the other day commenting on the fact that everyone in the world (apparently) is baking bread. People who have never baked before are nursing sourdough starters on their kitchen counters. The only thing worse than the toilet paper shortage is the flour shortage. The author went on to posit … Continue reading…

Oatmeal Drop Biscuits; going organic

Oatmeal Drop Biscuits

I may have mentioned that I love soup. Mon mari likes (not loves) soup for lunch with his sandwich, but if I serve it for dinner, which I normally do the day I make it, he has to be bribed with bread. Because he, according to him and in his own words, has ‘no willpower … Continue reading…

Peanut Butter, Oatmeal, Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

I’ve decided to re-post my favorite Christmas cookies. The original posts are so old that they’re not really ‘searchable’ on Google, Bing, etc. (wrong format – don’t ask). Besides, they’re so good and so easy they’re all worth sharing again, right? And these could really be considered healthy – peanut butter, oats…. Breakfast of champions … Continue reading…

Bean Soup with Ham; farewell Morocco

I have always loved soup. I ate a lot of soup for lunch when I was a child – usually the condensed kind that came in the red and white cans. I loved them all (except mushroom; that was just gross….) My favorite was Bean with Bacon. I have no idea if I would like … Continue reading…

Bread Baking Babes get twisted

Let's twist again like we did last summer. Or not. Bread Baking Babes want a cuddle. Or not. Maybe that's a twisted cuddle….. Oh well…. There's a bit of history behind all of these lovely Oatmeal twists.  To read about it, and all about the variations, you'll have to visit Elle, of Feeding my Enthusiasms, … Continue reading…

Christmas cookies are better than computers

Ahhhh…… I see the light at the end of the tunnel – and I'm pretty sure it's not a train. My 'week from hell' went something like this: Sunday night – unknown event. Monday morning I took my computer to hospital.   Monday afternoon I'm told it's totalled.  I ordered a new one.  It would … Continue reading…