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Timeless in No Time

I love tomato soup. So does Mr. Food It Yourself. We love it so much we served grilled cheese and tomato soup as our wedding reception meal. I’m not totally opposed to the… Continue reading

Pretty Tasty

I’ve always considered myself primarily a vegetable gardener. If I can’t eat it I don’t want to spend time and space cultivating it. However, perhaps as a side effect of the exceptionally rotten… Continue reading

Let Your Flowers do the Talking

Yup, Old Man Winter is, evidently, still drunk. He is currently blasting coldness, snow and ice all over the USA. Something called “snow rage” has been identified in the North East. Let’s think… Continue reading

We Grow Together

It has begun! We have had a few days in Central Massachusetts that smelled like puddles instead of snow. The huge snow banks are compressing and shrinking little by little and every news… Continue reading

Blah. Winter. Hashtag Blah

Not sure if you’ve heard, but it’s been snowing in Central Massachusetts. It’s been snowing since the last week of January. As of February 12, 2015 a whopping 92.1 inches (that’s seven and… Continue reading

Another One from the Stock Pot List- New York Griddle Breads

Yes, I have checked another item off my Stock Pot List. I’m talking about English muffins. As this article from The Nibble shows, these breakfast standards actually originated in NYC.  Unlike typical breads… Continue reading

Spicy Not Pricey

Inspired by an episode of Cooking Channel’s show “My Grandmother’s Ravioli” Mr. Food It Yourself and I purchased a masala dabba– a traditional Indian spice box- a few months ago. However, we did… Continue reading

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