Tag Archive: food

Crabapple Butter

It’s been a great season for apples here in the Bay State. It’s also been a great season for crabapples. If you are not familiar with this wild child of the Malus species… Continue reading

I Take it Back. I Take it All Back

I’ve stated many times on this blog that I’m not going to show how to make yeast bread because you should learn in person from a friend. I take that back. I have… Continue reading

What the ?^@! happened?

When I was growing up there was this one boy in my class at school who got hives on his neck if he ate certain foods. We all felt bad for him because… Continue reading

This Post is Not About Zucchini

This started out as a rant, but quickly dissolved into something else- a ramble maybe? I edited out most of my ranting, but, I hope the ramble gets people thinking and talking. It… Continue reading

What’s Pho Dinner?

This week Mr. Food It Yourself got a bee in his bonnet about trying to make pho from scratch in our pressure cooker. Well, you know how much I love bees, so I… Continue reading

All about that Basil…or Whatever Herbs You’ve Got

Herbs are amazing to cook with. They flavor your food, encouraging you to add less salt. They can transform foods from one culture to another. Want that tomato soup to have a little… Continue reading

What’s for Dinner?

On May 26th I got a new job. I call it my Big Girl Job. I get a salary instead of punching an hourly clock, I work 40 hours each week, I get… Continue reading

Beeting Myself Up

There are very few foods I will not try. Octopus is one of my favorite kinds of seafood. Yes, I trash talk kale all the time but I will gladly eat it in… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout- Part 2

The adventure with growing bean sprouts continues! The beans were soaked for the prescribed 24 hours. Next, the instructions called for draining them and leaving them in a dark location; they should be… Continue reading

I’m Going Sprout: Part 1

I’m impatient. This year I am impatient for spring, but I am impatient generally. The down side of gardening is, however, that few things happen quickly. Sprouting seeds takes just a few days,… Continue reading