We are still going on this quarantine ride. I feel like this diary, along with my calendar I use to menu plan, will probably be souvenirs we have to explain to our grandchildren someday.
As we continue our exciting quarantine life, I continue to journal my cooking adventures. I love to cook and this has only given me more of an excuse to focus on it and share 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...
Everyone is suddenly making bread in this havoc. I've been baking for years, but never made regular loaf bread. But I found some rye so when in Rome...
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 requires a lot of patience. Ask anyone who knows me, and they are going to tell you that patience is not really one of those attributes I was given by nature or nurture. But cooking requires an enormous amount of patience. (Side note: The instant pot can avoid some of this requirement!) I love … Continue reading Patience
It turns out that while, yes, the classic pesto sauce we all think of is basil, garlic, olive oil, pine nuts and Parmesan, you can make many varieties of pesto. I mean, we all know this because we've seen them on various menus or in jars at the grocery store, but I hadn't really thought … Continue reading Pesto Experiments