Category Archive: Cook it yourself

Rhubarb Ketchup- Yes! That’s a Thing.

Mr. Food It Yourself is a big fan of ketchup. Commercially prepared ketchup has a few drawbacks, though. It tends to be high in salt and added sugar. Many major brands use high… Continue reading

Toadally Delicious!

Living in a home without cable TV in the 1990’s, Saturday evenings meant one thing- “Brit-coms” on public television. Not sure how it happened, but our local public television network got the rights… Continue reading

Tofu- Fun to Say and Fun to Eat!

October has flown by here at Food It Yourself HQ. We are almost done winterizing the garden. The chickens are in full molt; we will winterize the coop soon. We are looking forward… Continue reading

Relishing the Change in Seasons

Summer is officially over in the northern hemisphere, and autumn is making itself comfortable. There is no longer enough daylight to ripen my tomatoes, so I have taken the plants down and salvaged… Continue reading

Too Hot To Cook: Salmorejo

It is too darn hot in Central MA. It is August, so nobody is surprised. This is also New England, so everyone is complaining. For those of you not from New England, popular… Continue reading

The Dinner With No Name

Mrs. S, my friend’s mother, taught me how to make this amazing vegetable side dish. She would serve it to us at sleep-overs, cook outs and camping trips. It is the most amazing… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy: Heard any Good Yolks Lately?

Yes, I am trying yet another foodie trend. This one caught my attention because I have the most wonderful problem a chicken tender can have. What is one to do with so many… Continue reading

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