Category Archives: cooking

What’s Cooking May 15, 2019

Starting off, some nice butter drenched “Melting Potatoes” from the Cookie Rookie.  They’re made with Yukon Gold potatoes, though they don’t look like it in the picture. Oven Roasted Melting Potatoes   If you can imagine the disappointment, we had … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking May 3, 2019

A little late, and not much is cooking.  After a sedentary winter, I’m on my favorite, trusty 1200 calorie diet till Memorial Weekend.  We’re up to a mile a day on our daily walks, so between the two and the … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday April 24, 2019

I’d like to be able to make my own tortillas.  The packages you purchase just have way too many in them. So perhaps homemade?  This recipe by Brown Eyed Baker looks easy enough. DIY: Homemade Flour Tortillas     I … Continue reading

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What’s Cooking Wednesday 3/27/19

Not much, but we can dream: Chef In Training No Knead Crusty Artisan Bread https://www.chef-in-training.com/no-knead-crusty-artisan-bread/ Isn’t it perfect looking?  I don’t mind kneading so much, you can pretend you’re rolling someone’s head around..but that tricksy yeast.   I thought I had … Continue reading

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This Week I Liked…

From the whirl of Social Media, here are a few things I marked as “liked” this week. Patterns https://justahappyhooker.blogspot.com/2018/09/blanket-joy.html    From 50 Shades of Four Ply, a vibrantly colored afghan.  I really liked the combination of small squares and large. From … Continue reading

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The 1918 Fannie Farmer Cookbook from Bartleby

Since Cooking Season has begun, you’ll want to Bookmark the 1918 Boston Cooking School Cookbook, otherwise known as the Fannie Farmer Cookbook from Bartleby.com. The entire book with 1,849 recipes is available, just select your menu items. Here’s a nice … Continue reading

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Savory Sweet Life’s Thanksgiving Stuffing

I’m the only one in the house that likes stuffing with their Thanksgiving meal, but I truly love it.   I usually just buy packaged breadcrumbs and use the recipe on the label. Sometimes, a recipe comes along that looks simple … Continue reading

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