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There’s No Made Like Home for the Holidays II (A three part Christmas Special)

Part 2- The Leading Roll We made Moravian spice cookies every Christmas when I was young. As I grew older, my mom stopped making them. Not that she stopped baking for Christmas, but… Continue reading

There’s No Made Like Home for the Holidays (A three part Christmas Special)

Part one-Get it Together! So there are these unethical food manufacturers out there trying to convince people that refrigerated or frozen logs, blocks, and tubes of raw cookie matter become magically “homemade” just… Continue reading

New to Me- Sorghum

I like to think I am an adventurous person when it comes to food, but I realized recently that I have not tried a new food in…WOW! I don’t know how long. I… Continue reading

Planning and Plugging

The Food It Yourself garden is currently obscured by a delicate blanket of snow. Okay, it’s actually two inches of slushy sleet frozen into a solid mass by an unusually frigid November. Either… Continue reading

Thanks!

This is it- the week when we in the USA celebrate and give thanks by roasting our most delicious native bird. Mr. FoodItYourself and I will host a Thanksgiving meal on Thursday. We’ll… Continue reading

Sweet

There are many reasons why I follow a DIYet. One reason is that I like knowing what ingredients are in my food. There are some ingredients I want none of, like peanuts which… Continue reading

All They’re Cracked Up to Be

Halloween night got me thinking about the kinds of treats I preferred when I was young enough to trick or treat. (For the record, that was during the Reagan administration.) I always liked… Continue reading

GMO OMG

I have to get political for this post, DIYeters. We need to talk about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) in our food supply. November, 2014 will see two states, Colorado and Oregon vote to… Continue reading

Toe-may-toe, Toe-mah-toe, This is It. I Mean It!

So, today was supposed to be about my potato harvest. Here’s what I got for potatoes. So not an absolute bust, but last year we got almost 20 pounds, so I was certainly… Continue reading

Soup, Our Food

There is a chill in the air that the sun just can’t cut and the leaves are a little more colorful every day. Yes, it is soup season in the Bay State. There is… Continue reading