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Who is Responsible for This?

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you know I talk a lot about food. If you follow my twitter feed you’ll know I sometimes use social media to…um…express my feelings… Continue reading

To Everything There is a Season- You Should Respect That

Like most Americans I am always trying to get more fruits and vegetables into my DIYet. Studies show that, as a nation, we just don’t get enough. And, like most Americans in these… Continue reading

Happy January 1, 2015

In case you missed it, it is now 2015. On this first day of the year we all say we’re going to “eat healthy” in the next 365 days. What does that even… Continue reading

There’s No Made Like Home for the Holidays 3 (A three part Christmas Special)

Part 3- A Finale Touch First, a quick performance note: The post I made on Sunday night might have been slightly misleading. The dough for Moravian spice cookies is rarely so well behaved.… Continue reading

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