Category Archives: cooking

Nom Nom Nom

I managed to make some new recipes this month and revisit some old favorites. I even managed to find some recipes that I could try in the Instant Pot for comparison. The salsa chicken was actually more tender in the … Continue reading

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Hot, Hot, OMG

So my son got my husband watching ‘Hot Ones’. An interview show where the host and guest each hot wings with ever increasing hot sauce. The sauces are rated on a Scoville scale, from pretty mild to your grandchildren will … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

The food never tastes quite the way the picture of the recipe looks.

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Start Again

When out rice cooker died, we bought an instant pot. So far, we’ve cooked a French toast recipe, ribs and hard boiled eggs. The French toast was good, the ribs could have gone a little longer, and the eggs were … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

I bought my first bag of Halloween candy that will never be handed out to Trick or Treaters. The rest of you are now free to do the same. That is all.

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Upgrading

There was an incident. The lid to our rice cooker was dropped and broke.  While we didn’t use the rice cooker every day, we did use it often enough to be annoyed when our inventory of lids didn’t fit the … Continue reading

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Boil, boil, toil and trouble

My daughter bought me these ‘tea bags’ for Christmas. I have been afraid to use, them because they are so cute. But since the hubbinator broke my teapot, I am getting desperate. I do have a new one on order, … Continue reading

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I have no excuse

No, I’m not one of the work from home folks. I am one of those, I need new favorite recipes folks. So I went on eBay and purchased some cookbooks. 51 in all. Looking for something new. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Trivets

The hubbinator is adamant that no hot pots or mugs should be set on our brand new granite countertops. So for the last few weeks, we’v been using cutting boards and one trivet. For the record, a trivet is not … Continue reading

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Grease

The hubbinator and I have been together 33 years. Imagine my surprise when he said he couldn’t clean a greasy pot. So here it is in all its glory. How to clean a greasy pot (FYI this does not apply … Continue reading

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