Category Archives: Cooking

Carbs and cheese are yummy in my tummy

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I love potatoes.  no, seriously LOVE:  fried, mashed, chipped, baked, you name it I drool over it. So when my sister was all ‘I made au gratin potatoes from SCRATCH” I may have been a little jealous.  Seriously.  Potatoes and cheese are possibly one of the best combos EVER. Of course I had to one-up…

The question I dread most: What’s for dinner?

I love food.  I really love good food.  Unfortunately, my favorite things to make involve lots of sugar and butter and well, baking.  As much as I think cake would be delicious for dinner, it’s really not.  It’s best after a savory meal! Our dinners generally consist of easy habits in very high rotation: Pasta…

Grandma’s Pumpkin Loaf transformed into MUFFINS!

One of my favorite things about visiting my grandmother during the holidays was her pumpkin bread.  I don’t remember having it anywhere else and it was SO SO SO yummy!  We would have a slice (or three) for breakfast, snacks, desert, you name it! I don’t know why it never occurred to me to make…

Lime and Blueberry Squares

I had a package of blueberries and a couple of limes.  What can you make with blueberries and a couple of limes?   modified lemon bar!!! I started with a recipe from my very favorite, King Arthur Flour, for Lemon Squares. Since I didn’t actually have any lemons, I decided the sensible solutions was to use…

Introductions sound so formal

Welcome to my little corner of the internets!  While on the surface it seems that my interests kind of bounce all over the place, I will try to show the connections (some of it is rationalizing, yes, but that’s ok!). I am a total sucker for gadgets and technology.  This crosses over into my  my…