I know I wrote a heartfelt "letter" to all my readers last week and may have even suggested I would not have another post in 2020, but I just couldn't resist. Don't worry, I am not going to do another reflection on this incredibly weird, sometimes very sad, sometimes infuriating year. Instead, I want to … Continue reading Adiós 2020!
Christmas was a little different this year, but we still managed to make some cherished memories and great food.
Not being able to cook a big dinner for my family and friends because of Covid definitely sucks. However, we have found a few ways to cope this year. One of my major ways is to prepare a full dinner for my vegan daughter, Mel, who lives just a few miles away, and deliver it … Continue reading Merry Vegan Christmas!
With Christmas almost here, I did a little cooking...okay, maybe a lot of cooking. Thursday (12/17) - We had take out. I felt like it had been a while and was in the mood for something new. However, it was very cold and wet out, so we didn't want to have to go too far … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 39
We are the point where a woman could have gotten pregnant and given birth, or be about to give birth, during this pandemic. Sorry, the count of weeks just brought this to mind. I almost feel like we are all feeling like a pregnant woman in her last trimester, hopeful and yet still totally terrified. … Continue reading Quarantine Week 38
In 2019, I did a blog about things that I've discovered that are easy to make and taste better than premade or in-a-box versions. Let me tell you, I was just a baby home-cook then. I've expanded that a lot this last year. I wanted to take a moment to talk about some ingredients I … Continue reading Ingredients I’ve Stopped Buying
2020 is not quite over, but it will be in ten short days. Okay, a couple of them may feel pretty long. But as I started jotting down notes for my latest blog post idea, I began reflecting on this year. I began this blog in April of 2018. It's been a fun little hobby, … Continue reading Reflecting on 2020
I can really feel myself getting back into the cooking. I am debating getting a better webcam and making some videos. I'll probably test them out on YouTube first just to see if they get any response, but a few people have asked. Onto this week's food creations: Thursday (12/3) - We just did leftovers … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 37
Our post Thanksgiving week did not involve the usual "how to use leftovers in new dishes" menu that it usually does since I tailored our meal to be for just the husband and me. I will admit that I missed the usual chicken or turkey salad the next day. We did have a bit of … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 36
So after much debate on how to handle pandemic style Thanksgiving, I decided the husband and I would have our own little Thanksgiving feast. He suggested we do a virtual online pop-in for any friends and family who wanted to join. We set up a Google meet session to run from 4pm-8pm. We set up … Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner Part 2 – the Main Event