Tag Archive: home cooking

The Dinner With No Name

Mrs. S, my friend’s mother, taught me how to make this amazing vegetable side dish She would serve it to us at sleep-overs, cook outs and camping trips. It is the most amazing… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy- Eggroll Bowls

Once again I have been flirting with some super trendy food ideas from all corners of the internet. Eggroll bowls are a really simple idea. It is a stir-fry dish made of items… Continue reading

Go For a Dip!

After several summer squash-free years, the Food It Yourself has been visited by the Zucchini Fairy once again. So far, I have put up a dozen jars of zucchini relish, stocked my freezer… Continue reading

Me and My Dad Hit the Sauce

If I do say so myself, my sister and I achieved a collaborative personal best with our Thanksgiving pie crust. It was flaky, golden, held up to the apple and pumpkin fillings, but… Continue reading

All Wrapped Up

Mr. Food It Yourself and I are in a rut. No, it has nothing to do with being married for 11 years. Over the winter we got lost in a cycle of eating… Continue reading

Comfort Food- Round 3; No Boxing

Comfort food season is in full swing here in Central New England. Yes, it is also Get Back To The Gym Season. Sometimes, though, you just want to eat something yummy without worrying… Continue reading

Trying To Be Trendy: Rutabaga Fries

You all know by now that I am a sucker for a food trend. Well, it seems that the trend of using cauliflower as a substitute for foods you don’t want to eat… Continue reading

Ears to Small Successes!

This summer has been emotionally draining. Woodchucks ate everything but the tomato plants. Then the cucumbers bounced back but squash beetles caused them to wilt. Then it rained for three weeks strait and… Continue reading

The Stove is Dead, Long Live the Stove

Last Thursday, our stove died. The short version of this unexpected and scary event: the computer board that controls all functions of the stove ceased to function; the top heating element in the… Continue reading

Pesto for a Potluck

This past Sunday, the congregation where I worship held a potluck lunch to go along with our semiannual meeting. I signed up to bring pasta salad because there has to be pasta salad… Continue reading