Category Archives: cooking

Season of Comfort

Here in the Valley of the Sun, the last few days have been under 100F. Okay, it’s been 99F, but the mental effect has me cleaning my jackets for the cool weather to come. And with cooler weather, it’s time … Continue reading

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Old School

My husband cooked himself some eggs for breakfast on Friday morning. Although not a newbie in the kitchen, I usually do most of the cooking with him assisting. He used a cooking spray on our pans which left stains on … Continue reading

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Running out of Time

I cleaned out a shelf in my pantry the other day and nearly gave myself a heart attack. I found a big can of pumpkin nearing its expiration date. That wouldn’t do. Not even a little. Thankfully, it’s nearly baking … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Horchata is summer’s eggnog.

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Friday Fun Fact

Sometimes I add caramel ice cream topping to my tea.

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Adaption

I enjoy 2 cups of tea every morning. And I am a tea connoisseur and love to try new flavors and blends. I am also cheap and heavily influence by the lure of free shipping, so I order enough to … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

There are those who think winter is cocoa season. But cocoa is good every season.

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This month’s reading

It’s funny how a little cancer scare can derail hobbies and habits. For nearly half a year, I haven’t read. I love to read, but somewhere in the back of my head was this worry that gnawed at the pleasure … Continue reading

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Squash Hopes

It’s fall, which means squash season in the produce section. This year I decided to be a bit adventurous and try roasting some new kinds of squash in the oven for dinner. I figured, if worse came to worse, I … Continue reading

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A Little Fruity

While shopping at Costco, the hubbinator and I found these guys. They remind me of those sole shredding monkey balls that I always seemed to step on. Thankfully these are not those summer shrapnel but fruit. They’re called rumbutans and … Continue reading

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