We moved into our new bedroom.
It was wonderful to be back in our very own water-bed again
I haven’t found all the bedroom stuff yet – so the shelves are still mostly empty.
On the other hand, I also haven’t found room for all the stuff that is unpacked, so I guess that evens things out.
We still … Continue reading.....
This is the last in the series on Herbs and Spices.
It's easy and economical to make your own blends. You know exactly what you have and can adjust it to your own taste.
The following are examples of spice blends from:The Spice and Herb Bible
1/4 cup paprika 2 tbs sea salt
2 tbs … Continue reading.....
Herbs and spices, part II.
Last week I wrote about using and combining the most common herbs.
This week I’ll try to do the same for the most common spices.
Herbs are leaves, either fresh or dried.
Spices are the rest of the plant: seeds, stems, roots, bark, buds, berries; and are most often dried.
Spices are very often … Continue reading.....
Carl Sagan once said: "If you want to make an apple pie from scratch you must first create the universe."
I'm either going to quit cooking completely….
Or start cooking everything absolutely from scratch – chicken Noodle soup starting with a fertilized egg.
It was an interesting day doing the weekly shopping.
First we went to the frozen food store, … Continue reading.....
The voting is in; the people have made their wishes known.
FoodBuzz’s Project Food Blog Challenge #1 is over.
And I didn’t make the cut.
Which comes as no surprise.
I didn’t spend the last 3 days tweeting or blogging for votes. (Not my style.)
I realized, when I wrote my post, that it was likely not to win.
I’d … Continue reading.....
Go directly to recipe
The theme of this month's Heart of the Matter, hosted by Michelle of The Accidental Scientist, is Holiday Foods. How appropriate!
And how challenging!
By definition holiday foods seem to be all of the things NOT involved in a healthy diet; if not in and of themselves, at least in the vast quantities consumed this … Continue reading.....
You all remember "Secret Santa", right? Those of you who have worked in an office…or a school…or a shop… or anywhere…or not.
You know, secretly giving little gifts to one person that is part of your daily life.
How about Global Secret Santa? Okay, bad idea..
How about inter-continental Seasoned Eatings?
Country Girl City Living and I are going to … Continue reading.....