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
Quarantine Life Week 21
The fact that I am getting this post (and last week's post) out this week is a bit of a triumph. Last week, we were informed that we need to vacate our apartment no later than November 1st. Our building was sold in May 2019. The new owners wanted the building for the storefronts downstairs … Continue reading Quarantine Life Week 21
Falling Out of Love With My Microwave
So I have been questioning why I even own a microwave lately. I mainly use it to heat water to add to bread dough and to melt butter on occasion. Oh wait, I also often reheat muffins for the kid. But I don't like it for reheating most leftovers. I know they are supposed to … Continue reading Falling Out of Love With My Microwave
Quarantine Week 4 – Still Cooking!
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.
Quarantine Week 1
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.
Two major changed occurred recently in our house. First, we decided to start menu planning at the beginning of each week to avoid the "what's for dinner" conversation every day and the impulse to just order in or go out. Second, my 18 year old moved back home. These two developments have resulted in me … Continue reading Food Planning