Now that you are here and before we get into the “how to” I hope you have noticed how beautiful the new website is. Sleek, clean, functional, a little less artsy than before, but hey, changes is good. Now down to the reason you stopped by. Recently, I had situation with my cast iron Dutch … More Time for a Makeover: The Best Way to Seasoning your Cast Iron Cookware
If you can find a good gluten-free baking mix that you like then by all means use the commercial product. I have found Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Flour to be very good and it is what I used before I started making my own. You can also make your own gluten-free mixture using the following … More DIY Gluten-Free Baking Mix
But when is enough – enough? Really? I know what you are thinking. Get over it. Go to the store and just buy some chocolate – but no! It’s so much fun to mess around with the different levels of cocoa and to add stuff to the chocolate bars and to master tempering the chocolate. … More Enough with the Chocolate Bars Already!
Yes, that is me, I am guessing I was about 3 ish… I found this photo in with some others which my mom had set aside for me. There are more of these iconic images of me whipping up culinary delights. I promise to share. I have no idea what I was making. Probably just … More Now what is she making???
If you have not already started to do your holiday baking – don’t worry! There is still plenty of time to complete the Holiday Cookie Baking Marathon! I have been doing it for years and this year, though I had a little head start, I was sidetracked by a family emergency. So now, I am … More The Holiday Cookie Baking Marathon Begins!
“Hummm…” that was my response to my neighbors query, “Hey – you want some green tomatoes?” And then, I remembered – Green Tomato Mincemeat Pie. This is a recipe which you just have to try – even though it looks kinda scary. The amazing thing is that the green tomatoes arrive at just about the … More Green is Beautiful…
Lately, I have been reevaluating my spending. Upon reflection I found that my chocolate bar habit was up to about $90 a month! I like high quality dark (70 – 90%) chocolate. Some might even go as far as to say I self-medicate. I adhere to the theory that chocolate is an essential anti-oxidant – … More DIY Chocolate Bars