Tag Archive: home made

Let’s Try That Again…

Back in 2019 (maybe it was 2018), I found this recipe for Dijon mustard. I made a double batch because Mr. Food It Yourself is a mustard fanatic. It turned out very, very,… Continue reading

Pilaffing Out Loud

Growing up, we would regularly buy Near East brand lentil pilaf mix to have with dinner. It was easy to prepare, perfectly seasoned, and it went on sale frequently (since the Near East… Continue reading

Too Hot to Cook, But That’s Okay Because We Have Tomatoes

It is August and it is too hot and I am grumpy and my brain is not working efficiently. Thankfully, it is my second favorite season- tomato season! We got a couple ears… Continue reading

Jiggle All the Whey!

This was a very exciting holiday for team Food It Yourself. Dad and Syllie and I made manicotti for Christmas dinner, which is typical. What we did differently this year was make our… Continue reading

Too Hot To Cook: Salmorejo

It is too darn hot in Central MA. It is August, so nobody is surprised. This is also New England, so everyone is complaining. For those of you not from New England, popular… Continue reading

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: Heard any Good Yolks Lately?

Yes, I am trying yet another foodie trend. This one caught my attention because I have the most wonderful problem a chicken tender can have. What is one to do with so many… Continue reading

Trying to Be Trendy: Focaccia Art

You all know I love bread. For Christmas, I made focaccia. It was so delicious I was asked make another batch for Easter, and I am very happy to do so. Home made… 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

We Pied Our Best.

Thanksgiving is just days away, DIYeters. In some families this day is about gratitude and football. In my family it is about gratitude and pie. This year, my sister, Syllie, and I got… Continue reading