Seriously, David Lebovitz – I salute you. You taught me to temper chocolate, to candy ginger – and now, HUZZAH – to make homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream. *swoon* This week the mint surprised us by just showing up, … Continue reading
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Forget it. You won’t like these. Nuh Uh. Not ONE bit.
Two Words: HOMEMADE. MARSHMALLOWS. E and I both agree that you won’t like these. Not one bit. Nope. Nuh uh. This morning, while the babies took their nap, E and I decided to make marshmallows. We thought they’d be … Continue reading
I burned the Pancakes
C was working overnight last night, so I tried to take over the pancake-making this morning. I was only partially successful. We had to throw out the chocolate chip ones…they were too burnt to eat, though E valiantly tried (No. I didn’t … Continue reading
7 year old approved!
Dinner tonight was actually made yesterday. Love meals like that. Especially after spending most of my day running around taking toddlers in and then out of strollers and shopping carts while standing in one line after another. Yesterday I made beef … Continue reading
Hold your liquor? Nah. MAKE your liquor.
Aaaaaah yeaaaaaah! I grew up with random bottles of homemade Vishnik in the liquor cabinet, in the space over the freezer, in unused spaces behind the pots in the cabinet down below the microwave. Vishnik, in case you didn’t know, … Continue reading
Somethings are just easier to buy…
Like Tortilla Chips. Yeah yeah. I CrazyPants. I know this. You probably do to (don’t answer that). I’m the girl who buys tortillas and makes her own tortilla chips outta them. I think they taste better than those bagged kinds. … Continue reading
Thank you Mr. Mailman!
Today I made Thank You gifts for the Mailman, the Sanitation Guys, and my two Secret Snowflakes at work. I’m a HUGE fan of the homemade gift. I think the time and energy that goes into making something says a … Continue reading
The Food Network is evil
The Food Network is evil. They really are. The Food Network, The Cooking Channel, PBS – all cooking shows in general are EVIL. They offer me ideas and suggestions and PICTURES that lead to strange cravings, like Fresh Peach Cake and … Continue reading
I’m a GENIUS!
I have been running through titles for this post. First up was : I am soooooooo cheap! #2: This is a Kabocha Squash. #3: I only cried once while making tonight’s dinner. I like the ‘I’m a GENIUS!’ because it … Continue reading
I suck at cleaning.
If you ask my husband what it is the Number One thing I’m bad at? His immediate response is “Washing Dishes”. *sigh* Tonight’s dinner made a huuuuuuge mess in the kitchen. Thank goodness it was delicious. We had Provençal Sauteed Chicken with … Continue reading