Category Archive: Cook it yourself

Sunday Dinner, No Big Deal

Such a great Sunday we had in the Food It Yourself house today! There were no animal related emergencies; Agnes Featherduster is back in the chicken coop where she belongs. Neither Mr. Food… Continue reading

Girls Like Flours- Farinata! (No, That is Not an Italian Swear Word)

It is still wicked cold in central Massachusetts. Actually, it was dangerously cold in most of the USA this week. The next gardening season seems so far away on days when the high… Continue reading

Thanks, but I’ll Pass

It is the Sunday before Thanksgiving in the USofA, and I have a pretty good start on my meal preparation. The turkey is hanging out in the refrigerator awaiting its briny bath tomorrow… Continue reading

Trying to be Trendy, again- Oh BROTHer

So people are talking about bone broth. What are they saying? Play around on these links (watch out, they all want to sell you something.) Here’s a guy named Dr. Axe who thinks… Continue reading

One Last Jam!

As promised, here is the story about what happened to the very hard, very green tomatoes I harvested when disassembling the 2017 Food It Yourself garden. It started, as most things do in… Continue reading

Slowly Cooking Off My Tomatoes

Yes, the Food It Yourself 2017 garden season has been brought to an end. Even after the take down I still had plenty of tomatoes available. My refrigerator was full of the last… Continue reading

New to Me- Delectable Delicata!

I like retro stuff. I listen to retro style music. I like to shop at consignment stores that specialize in retro fashions.  Recently, a very retro style squash has come back to the… Continue reading

Trying to be trendy 2- Cauliflower “Crust”

So Mr. Food It Yourself and I have started really cracking down on our carbohydrate intake. For him, it’s about blood sugar control. For me, it is a matter of keeping my blood… Continue reading

Granola Made Properly-a Stock Pot List Item

Mr. Food It Yourself recently decided to start making his own granola. He wanted a tasty, portable snack to bring to work. Granola is both tasty and portable.  As Mr. Food It Yourself… Continue reading

Chip Off the Old Squash

You did not actually think I would get through the month of August without a post dedicated strictly to zucchini, did you? This summer our DIYet has included zucchini bread, roasted zucchini, zucchini… Continue reading