First off, it came to my attention from my dearest friend that the links in the previous post were not working. I corrected the problem and they work a treat now! So! Here we go! I've been very excited to try this recipe- I hope it works out! This is a bit of a plunge … Continue reading An Experiment: Victorian Christmas Pudding, Part II
The weather has been blissfully cool and gloomy for the last few days. I've been in heaven! And today... Oh, today! It's cool with a tiny breeze and the sunshine has been gentle and golden; today is a perfect early autumn day. By the time you read this, a few days will have gone by … Continue reading Welcoming Autumn Properly- Apple Crisp in the Slow Cooker
I don't know about your kids but mine can't eat the minute they get out of bed in the morning. They need to be up and around for at least 20 minutes before they can eat a good breakfast- my son especially. He needs at least 30-45 minutes of being awake & out of bed … Continue reading Summer Sucks X: Breakfast in this heat?!- Drinkable Yogurt
I bought something recently that I’d been wanting to buy for several years now and kept putting off: popsicle molds. I've seen SO many recipes in various places for popsicles and said “Oh I wish I had popsicle molds- that would be so tasty and fun!” But every time I had the extra bit of … Continue reading Summer Sucks IX: Bringing Back a Classic- (Banana) Pudding Pops
*I have decided that instead of trudging through my least favorite season here on this blog, attempting to adapt some of my recipes to summer cooking, I would just embrace the fact that Summer sucks and start a series of the same name. You can find the first recipe in this series (Strawberry Soup), here. … Continue reading Summer Sucks II- Frozen Bananas: SO Many Uses!
Summer is, by far, my least favorite season. I am 75% Irish thanks to my Dad having been born there and I certainly look it with my deep red hair and very pale skin. Skin that does not play well with lingering, glaring sunshine. I've taken to carrying an umbrella to block the sun and … Continue reading Summer Sucks- Strawberry Soup
Original post date 3-6-12 Well, today is only Tuesday but it turned out to be an additional baking day. We did our monthly huge trip to Sam's Club yesterday morning and as I was putting part of our haul away in the deep freeze, I took out a lonely pound of butter to take upstairs … Continue reading Another Fortunate Mistake- Berry Butter