Category Archives: food

A farmer wanting to kill a chicken for dinner has to move faster than a speeding pullet

Budgets are tight after Christmas.  Meat is expensive.  Then, chicken leg quarters go on sale.  Chicken leg quarters on sale are a huge win.  First, $0.77 a lb!  Second, bones for bone broth!  I’ll generally buy two huge packages.  One, to just … Continue reading

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The mother who worked as a baker was a real breadwinner

I had a seven-month old baby, whom I had left my job to stay home and take care of, when my previous job called and asked me to consult for a bit. Financially, it came at a perfect time.  We … Continue reading

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When I told them about how I escaped my pumpkin prison, they said I was out of my gourd

This is all my cousin Charlie’s fault. It was his suggestion I make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies (he even suggested a glaze). I went off the deep end and bought a pumpkin to slow roast to use the puree (you … Continue reading

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A perfectly spherical pumpkin makes good pi

There I was, wanting to make pumpkin chocolate chip cookies for our next Mom’s Group gathering, having all the materials needed, except the pumpkin. Faced with the idea of going to our grocery store with two mini-ions in tow, parking … Continue reading

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The evil onion had many lairs

When my Italian friend offered to make me chicken or lasagna, of course I said lasagna.  She was prepared for both, and the chicken recipe was one of those recipes attached to the McCormick herb packages, which she left behind … Continue reading

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Grills are a hot item

A recent facebook messenger conversation between me and dear husband: Me – I don’t think you understand how serious this is – I CAN’T FIND MY RIB RECIPE DH – OMG call the rescue dogs.  They will find the ribs. … Continue reading

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The psychiatrist diagnosed the banana with a split personality

As the temperature rises, let me tell you about the delicious way the mini-ions and I are cooling off.  Homemade chocolate milkshakes, but….wait for it…..they are pretty healthy! You may recall my post from last year about banana ice cream.  … Continue reading

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