Category Archive: Cook it yourself

Pesto for a Potluck

This past Sunday, the congregation where I worship held a potluck lunch to go along with our semiannual meeting. I signed up to bring pasta salad because there has to be pasta salad… Continue reading

Rhubarbecue

The Food It Yourself Garden is progressing nicely. The peppers and cherry tomatoes are forming flower buds. The sugar snap peas are climbing their chicken wire trellis. I am starting to see ripe… Continue reading

Just Real Quick…Dinner

Hello fellow DIYeters!  Things are happening all at once here in Food It Yourself land. The weather in New England is finally feeling spring-ish, so I am hard at work initiating the Food… Continue reading

Sweets for my Sweetie- Surprisingly Simple

It is that time of year again- Mr. Food It Yourself’s birthday.  I was prepared to make another pineapple upside-down cake, but his request this year was for a traditional Scottish style fruit… Continue reading

This Is PIZZA!

Okay, DIYeters, there is some serious stuff going on in the USofA. There are issues with foreign relations, issues with domestic policy-I’m actually overwhelmed by it all, emotionally. There are a few targeted… Continue reading

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