Category Archive: Cook it yourself

This Year Will be Different…

Pretty much every autumn I have the same conversation with my mom and/or my sister.   “We should try some new cookie recipes this Christmas.”                 “Yes, we should! To the internet!” (or… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Roll Up

You’ve seen this video, right? I mean you don’t live in a cave and if you are reading this blog you clearly have access to social media. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2OTc2GqZRU Mr. Food It Yourself and… Continue reading

I Buried Paul

I may have mentioned previously that Mr. Food It Yourself has a problem with high fructose corn syrup.  It does not agree with him at all. Back when Mr. Food It Yourself was… Continue reading

I Don’t Feel Good

No, it has nothing to do with the election tomorrow, although the whole political scene of 2016 gives me agita. I might be fighting off some errant virus I encountered at work. Or,… Continue reading

Just Try It

I suffer from migraine headaches.  My entire immediate family does, too. Every migraine sufferer’s triggers are different, but it is frequently suggested that chocolate, red wine, and some cheeses should be avoided. You… Continue reading

Girls Like Flours

Last week I made some pretty tasty sweet potato candy using coconut flour. This left me with a small problem.  I now own a one pound bag of coconut flour. What to do… Continue reading

I Wonder If…

This is a phrase Mr. Food It Yourself uses often.  Earlier this week he finished the sentence with “…you can make candy from sweet potatoes.” Since the drought in the North East has… Continue reading

Not Just Pretty

Summer is definitely on the wane here in New England. Apples, pumpkins, and Hubbard squash are popping up at the farm stands.  The sun is still warm, but the wind is cooler.  I… Continue reading

Eat Your Weedies 2

It has been a very dry summer in Central New England. Most cities and towns have a mandatory watering ban, which means the Food It Yourself garden has been a bit parched and… Continue reading

Oh My Melon 3- Back to the Rind

I am still playing around with watermelon rind as a fruit/vegetable, and I am having a great time with it.  I have discovered that a light steaming makes the rind soak up a… Continue reading