I love cooking for others. A quote, "You always make more food than could possibly be necessary, so who cares how many people show up for Thanksgiving." The hardest part of quarantine life has been that I cannot host huge family gatherings or dinner parties. I promise you that when this is all over and … Continue reading Feeding Friends and Family
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
It's 4:09 am, and I can't sleep, so I'm thinking about Thanksgiving. This is normally my favorite day of the year. I make the biggest meal of the year. I invited everyone to my house. That sounds like an exaggeration, but last year, we had our immediate family with me, my husband and our three … Continue reading Thanksgiving Planning 2020
I hope someone besides me enjoys these posts, but in the end, I still believe they'll make an interesting read someday when we are long past this bleak era in history. If they bore you, please don't tell me, but maybe check out my other posts. As promised, I have started meal planning. And per … Continue reading Quarantine Week 25 and Counting
My husband was leery of me even posting this one because he said just reading it stressed him out. This one is not about cooking or feeding my family, but I felt like sharing our recent stress.
Week 14 was interesting. As I mentioned, last week we got kittens. Needless to say they are a lovely distraction from all things, including remembering to take photos of my food! Also, my lovely daughter Katie came home for a few days, so I was double distracted. She has been quarantining in Wisconsin with her … Continue reading Quarantine Week 14 – Did the camera break?
Some people have been eagerly awaiting the chance to go out to eat and are flocking to restaurants offering outside dining. I am not one of them. The image is my current version of "eating out".
I am not a gardener and this is not a how to kind of blog on gardening. This is about how I ended up with a garden due to a pandemic.
This is not my usual writing. I debated even posting it once it was written. But it helped me get in touch with my feelings and maybe it'll help someone else.
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.