Tag: kitchen

Adventures in Breadmaking

Tips and tricks on why and how to get started with making your own sourdough bread from scratch.

Garbage Disposal Deodorizers

I didn’t grow up with a disposal, so having one as an adult means I am learning everything about them now. I honestly had no idea why someone would want one unless they were in a horror movie. They just didn’t seem that necessary….

Everyday Bread

My family eats lots of bread. Lots. PB&J, toast, egg in a basket, BLT, cinnamon toast, submarine sandwiches, french toast, rolls, whatever. We are definitely not a gluten free family. As a teen, my friends and I used to make fun of my mother…

Sheet Pan Lemon Chicken

I love a sheet pan, one pot, easy peasy meal. I hate washing dishes and let’s face it, when I convince my kids to wash them…..I gotta do them again afterwards. The solution is just to use less dishes. My instant pot makes some…

Blender Juicing

Just when you get the latest kitchen gadget, another one comes along that all your friends are talking about. Now ya got major FOMO. But, how many kitchen gadgets can you have? Crock pots, Instant Pots, Kitchenaid Mixers, Air Fryers, Immersion Blenders, Vitamix Blenders,…

Carrot Ginger Coconut Soup

I love homemade soups. But they have to be easy to make. I am no chef. But, I can follow a recipe and there are certain dishes that I am confident enough to play around with. Soups are one of those dishes. My absolutely…

Infused Vinegars for Cleaning & Cooking

Vinegar is a underappreciated liquid. It can clean your house, brighten your salad and balance the pH of your hair and that is just a quick list of its many attributes. It really is a jack of all trades product. Most people think they…

Adventures in Building…

As a self proclaimed “maker”, there is always a small project in progress. Usually they are small crafts or modest recipes or easy homemade products because I don’t have a contractor’s knowledge to get much more in depth than that. I tried to make…

Beet & Lemon Hummus

Last weekend was beautiful…warm, sunny weather to spend outdoors exploring the woods, cleaning up the garden and doing cartwheels on the lawn. After a long day outdoors, we all needed some food to refuel ourselves. Fresh air makes you crave healthy foods, doesn’t it?…

Hasselback Potatoes

I spent this cool, windy March day with the windows open because the fire alarm was blaring. I guess this is what happens when you try out a few recipes and aren’t a seasoned chef. I had intended to share 4 different ways to…