Category Archives: cooking

I Think I Missed the Memo

I love to cook. The first thing I do when I purchase a new cookbook is to go through the recipes and, using scraps of paper, bookmark the first ones I want to try. Sure, the cookbooks look a bit … Continue reading

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Cookie Time

As I am slowly putting away my Halloween decorations, I am stocking up on essentials for the next season. Cookie Season! My oldest daughter is coming over on Friday and together we will get a jump on the cookie baking. … Continue reading

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No Pumpkin Spice For You

I went to a meeting today at a local restaurant. Being that it is fall, I was in the mood for something pumpkiny. Anything pumpkiny. So after ordering my salad and bread, I saw it. A Pumpkin cookie. Shaped like … Continue reading

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When Netflix Leads to the Kitchen, Part II

In addition to making bread, I also was intrigued by the way the hostess of Taste of the Country kept referring to family recipes when she cooked. Thanks to my oldest sister, I do have 2 collections of family recipes. … Continue reading

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When Netflix Leads to the Kitchen

I have a coworker who’s always sharing her favorite Netflix show that she discovered. Recently, she shared her love of a show called Taste of the Country. The show is set on South Pond Farm in Ontario. I get cold … Continue reading

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Once We were United

In 1917 when U.S. President Woodrow Wilson declared war on Germany, the entire nation went to war. Families didn’t just send their sons and daughters overseas, they too were expected to make sacrifices. None other than Herbert Hoover (future president) … Continue reading

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Fast Food From Home

It’s almost that time of year—summertime, when the kitchen is too hot to cook and yet, going out to eat is boring, not to mention unhealthy for the wallet. I have my go to meals for when things are busy … Continue reading

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