Category Archive: Cook it yourself

Trying to Be Trendy: Brewed Awakening

Well, here I am trying yet another foodie trend: cold brew coffee. When I was a young’un (cue nostalgic music) cold coffee was tossed out. Right into the iris bed by the kitchen… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy: Focaccia Art

You all know I love bread. For Christmas, I made focaccia. It was so delicious I was asked make another batch for Easter, and I am very happy to do so. Home made… Continue reading

Girls Like Flours- Nuts About Crackers

I have a weakness for crackers. I especially like cheese crackers, those little square ones. You know which ones I mean. Even though they are really high in sodium and starch, I will… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy- Eggroll Bowls

Once again I have been flirting with some super trendy food ideas from all corners of the internet. Eggroll bowls are a really simple idea. It is a stir-fry dish made of items… Continue reading

The Sweetest Day in 2020

Yes, that is correct. It is Cookie Day. Me, my sister Syllie, and our dad got together and made way more cookies than we could ever possibly need. Yes, we are all in… Continue reading

And Now For Something Completely Different…

I can not remember how we got on the subject, but a few years back Mr. Food It Yourself and I realized that if you make a Monte Cristo sandwich with SPAM instead… Continue reading

The Spirit of Sharing

It seems the surge in home gardening has become a surge in home canning. How awesome is that? Not only are more people growing food, but they are doing it well enough to… Continue reading

Go For a Dip!

After several summer squash-free years, the Food It Yourself has been visited by the Zucchini Fairy once again. So far, I have put up a dozen jars of zucchini relish, stocked my freezer… Continue reading

In a Pickle, Yet Again

The cruel irony of gardening is this: the same weather that makes everything grow and produce is also weather that makes one loath to run a hot water canner. Seriously, it is 95F… Continue reading

Skill Test

Around the first of this year, The Interweb was abuzz with folk suggesting we make the 2020’s just like the Roaring (19)20’s. They wanted to bring back dapper clothes and hats, jazz music,… Continue reading