Category Archives: Baking/Cooking

Soup is On!

Technically it is broth, which I will then make into soup. Dave fixed a turkey for our first annual holiday party. Rubbed with lemon zest butter and baked with strips of bacon under its skin, it was a hit. Especially … Continue reading

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Soup’s On

Fall and winter call for soup. It’s hearty, satisfying, and even seems to ward off the early evenings forced on us by the untimely onset of darkness due to “fall forward” in (or out of) daylight savings. Throw in some … Continue reading

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Meal Planning = Zero Waste

I am going to state this up front…I am unbelievably lucky. Despite my mercurial mood swings, juvenile outbursts and drama queen behavior, I have been blessed with the most patient and unfailingly kind husband any woman could ask for, and … Continue reading

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The Problem With Color…

The Problem With Color I have difficulty working with color, I really do. I’m like a kindergartener with a pretty box full of crayons. I want to use ALL the crayons…all right now…in one place. It causes…difficulties… So while this … Continue reading

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So Many Balls in the Air…So Little Time!

Life is hectic, and it looks like its only going to get more hectic before it calms down. I’ve been busy, busy, busy, folks. And here is a recap of what I’ve been up to the last few days… Gotta … Continue reading

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After Shoveling Poop for Four Hours…I’m Pooped!

Life is a series of adjustments and compromises. I really wanted to finish the 4×5 section I had started on the outside southwest side of the foundation and put in my two bags worth of mortar and three hours of … Continue reading

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Mmmmm…Tasty (and Easy) Sandwich Bread

You know me, or you should by now, I can’t just do ONE thing. So while this started as a post focusing on my search for the perfect sandwich bread, it turned into more. Read on… Sandwich Bread I have … Continue reading

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I Think I’m on Cookie Overload!

It is still kind of cold, although the temperatures are starting to rise. Today’s dinner was soup, since I decided after a month or so of obeying my husband’s “no more soup!” edict that if the weather wasn’t going to cooperate, … Continue reading

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Classes, Cooking, and a New Toy!

I’ve had a busy morning. So far I’ve made a batch of Chile Cheese Bread and baked all four loaves. I’ll take at least two to my Comfort Foods: Oh, to Soup! class tonight and I imagine the other two … Continue reading

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Baking, Culturing, Infusing and more

I rolled up my sleeves and got to work this morning. Most of the activity has centered down in the kitchen and utility room where the now seven foster pups and their Mama are housed. By 2 p.m. I had … Continue reading

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