Category: Cooking and Baking

Oh, no! It finally happened!

I can’t believe it! I’ve been dreading this for years and now, and here we are… I could barely make myself get out of bed this morning. Because I knew. National Pizza Day and Taco Tuesday have finally fallen on the same day! I… Continue Reading “Oh, no! It finally happened!”

It’s National Brownie Day

Yes, today is National Brownie Day! So I’ll bet you know what I was doing at 1 a.m. this morning… Yeah, you’re right. And it helped to warm up a pretty cold house, too. I haven’t baked brownies a good long while but considering… Continue Reading “It’s National Brownie Day”

Getting the Starter STARTED!

One of the projects I’ve wanted to get done — especially while we all have a lot of time on our hands — is to get sourdough starter actually started! It’s on the counter now and with daily feedings it should be ready to… Continue Reading “Getting the Starter STARTED!”

National Cookie Day is here

You may not have realized that today is a very special day, but it is. It’s National Cookie Day! Yes, I do keep my eye on such things! Yes, you’re very welcome. I hope you’ve done something special for this celebration. You might be… Continue Reading “National Cookie Day is here”

Do our food choices matter?

Yes, they do. The food choices we make are very important, and in ways you may not have thought about. The ways we choose to eat have big effects on our economy, the environment, our healthcare system and certainly on animals. The effects that… Continue Reading “Do our food choices matter?”

Of Bread and Bread Bags

Yes, that’s the fascinating title for today’s post. I think I better explain… The part about bread, specifically, is that last Saturday, I messed up–badly. And I’m posting today to own up to what I did… You see, last Saturday, the 23rd, was National… Continue Reading “Of Bread and Bread Bags”

Make ’em, don’t bake ’em!

You may not have realized that today is a very special day, but it is! It’s National Cookie Day! Yes, I do keep my eye on such things! Yes, you’re very welcome! I made cookies in honor of N.C.D., and they’re my total favorites.… Continue Reading “Make ’em, don’t bake ’em!”

National Fried Chicken Day is…

This auspicious day is the perfect occasion for me to reflect on the importance of regularly consuming vast quantities of… well, of fried chicken, of course! One of life’s mysteries which I cannot explain is that I’ve loved fried chicken for as long as… Continue Reading “National Fried Chicken Day is…”

Farmhouse Rules is my new fave…

Loving the little “discovery” I made today! I’ve been enjoying several of the cooking shows on Create TV for a while. So many good ones; one I enjoy quite a bit is America’s Test Kitchen. I love that the dishes featured on that show… Continue Reading “Farmhouse Rules is my new fave…”

I love cornbread too much!

Back in mid-January I posted about making scratch cornbread. It truly is something I enjoy. A lot. Strange as it my seem, I think I enjoy the baking as much as the eating. I did it again. And I’m posting about it again. And… Continue Reading “I love cornbread too much!”