Tag Archive: home made

This Year Will be Different…

Pretty much every autumn I have the same conversation with my mom and/or my sister.   “We should try some new cookie recipes this Christmas.”                 “Yes, we should! To the internet!” (or… Continue reading

I Buried Paul

I may have mentioned previously that Mr. Food It Yourself has a problem with high fructose corn syrup.  It does not agree with him at all. Back when Mr. Food It Yourself was… Continue reading

I Wonder If…

This is a phrase Mr. Food It Yourself uses often.  Earlier this week he finished the sentence with “…you can make candy from sweet potatoes.” Since the drought in the North East has… Continue reading

Peachy!

And just like that, it is too hot in Central Massachusetts. I have packed away my heavy sweaters. Mr. Food It Yourself has the air conditioner in the bedroom window. Above all else,… Continue reading

Chop Chive and…Well?

Last year my mom gave me three little divisions from her chive plants. This spring I have three gigantic bundles of chive to contend with. One bundle I divided and moved to the… Continue reading

All They’re Cracked Up to Be 2: Rice and Easy

It should come as no surprise to regular readers of this blog that I love cooking. However, I have a complicated relationship with recipes. I really, really try to follow them precisely the… Continue reading

Trying to be Trendy- Rice Cooker Cooking

I’m not a big fan of trends when it comes to clothes, decorating, hair styles and the like. However, I am a pushover for food trends. Lately I’ve seen many recipes for baking… Continue reading

Sloppy…Who?

Mr. Food It Yourself wanted sloppy Joe sandwiches for dinner. I was okay with that. However, I have issues with the canned and powdered preparations available from the grocery store. Every can of… Continue reading

Me and My Honey in a Sticky Situation

Did you enjoy Halloween? I hope it was a day of safe and spooky fun for you. In honor of this holiday I made some candy from scratch. And you would not believe… Continue reading

Cndnsd

Lots of tomatoes. Not much food storage space. Problem solved by evaporation! Saute onion in a big pot with a little salt and the fat of your choice. I used bacon drippings. Don’t… Continue reading