One of the things I hate the most about summer is that fruit doesn’t last much past the day you purchase it, especially bananas. Ugh. It seems like as soon as I put a bunch of green bananas into the fruit bowl and blink they’ve turned black and smelly. Luckily I caught the bunch earlier… Read More
Archives for June 2013
It’s been mentioned before on this blog that meat is good, but baby meat is bad. Because meat needs some time to age before it’s acceptable to kill it. At least that’s Louisa’s opinion. Yes, I’m very worried about what will happen to me in my old age. This summer, however, Louisa is not having… Read More
Is it a salad? Is it a pizza? No, it’s a salad pizza! And it was good! Follow me on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
You know how I’ve said that I rarely make the same thing over again? Well, my reputation is about to become tarnished since I’ve made these cake pops twice this month! I suppose the trouble started when I began making these for our annual Halloween party, and then agreed in subsequent years to make them… Read More
One of the things I love about the internet is that it can help fill the need for shared information that used to be provided by neighbors and family who lived down the street or on the other side of the backyard fence. Once upon a time, if we had a question that needed to… Read More
It’s the first day of summer, and instead of planning a lovely summer drive for this weekend, I’m busy packing up Annie for a month away at a summer art college. Oh my goodness, one less appetite to please as I plan my meals for the next four weeks. Geez, I can feel the wheels… Read More
Which is the first thing you’d want to try? Choose carefully, this is a personality test in disguise. Follow me on Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
Those sneaky food companies know that the buying public, in their heart of hearts, believes that homemade is better. They’ve admitted it by their actions as explained in this article I read today that describe how hard companies work to make food look natural. From irregular cuts of packaged lunch meat, to irregularly shaped pizzas,… Read More
Louisa made her Confirmation this weekend. It was a beautiful day with a great service followed by a yummy meal shared with the family members who were able to join us for the occasion. We went to an excellent local steak house, and it was so good I kept forgetting to take pictures until the… Read More
This seems to be the week of embarrassing confessions. The other day I confessed to my struggle with cooking orecchiette pasta. Then last night, my never one to hold back a criticism 14-year-old reminded me of another cooking problem I have. This criticism, however, came disguised as a compliment. She’s becoming slick, isn’t she? Louisa… Read More