Sometimes you find out things about yourself when you are forced to stop and reconsider how you live.
As we continue our lives in quarantine or what our state calls a stay in place order, I am finding new and creative ways to explore my love of cooking.
I like eggs. Or, I used to. I love eggs. I have discovered eggs are one of those things I needed to take a second look at.
So I smoked a huge chunk of pork. It was very good all on its own, but I decided to do a few more things with it.
We are making it through quarantine. This week we enjoyed what may be our last grocery pick up for a week or two...let's see if I can do it...
I love cooking and I love homemade food. Quarantine life has given me an opportunity to just go all in on this as we are now hesitant to even order take out.
Cooking with kids can be an adventure. However, you have to find ways to stimulate them when your in quarantine and I really want to release a somewhat self-sufficient human into the world someday.
I am not normally a shop-a-holic. I buy 99% of my clothes at thrift stores and generally only going when even they have a sale. But, when it comes to food, I love to shop and discover new ingredients and ideas and try new things.
I love getting creative with food. And I love homemade. Quarantine ,"Social Distancing", Stay in Place, Safe at Home...whatever they call it, its an opportunity for me to play with food! In our first week I made pineapple upside down cake, several new dinner dishes, brownies, and homemade burger and brat buns.
In mid-February, my food processor/blender stopped working. The blades just were not turning anymore. This was discovered in the midst of needing the shredder for the meal I was preparing, so it was very stressful. Anyway, I contacted Cuisinart's customer service the next day and was informed I would need to send it in for … Continue reading Life Without My Food Processor