Tag Archive: homemade

Old School Sweets for my Sweetie

This week was full of celebrations for me and Mr. Food It Yourself. We celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary with grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup. We also celebrated Mr. Food It Yourself’s… Continue reading

All They’re Cracked up to Be III- Winter Flours

So, those pepperminty macaron cookies I made for Christmas were delicious. However, now I have some random almond flour to use up. I like almonds, but I hate the quack-tastic cult status it… Continue reading

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

Just Try It

I suffer from migraine headaches.  My entire immediate family does, too. Every migraine sufferer’s triggers are different, but it is frequently suggested that chocolate, red wine, and some cheeses should be avoided. You… Continue reading

Girls Like Flours

Last week I made some pretty tasty sweet potato candy using coconut flour. This left me with a small problem.  I now own a one pound bag of coconut flour. What to do… 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

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

I’m Tellin’ Mom You Called Me Soupid

This is the blog you’ve all been waiting for (even if you didn’t know it). My sister -book/schlocky horror movie reviewer for genexposè- SyllieBee and I have joined forces to create an amazing… Continue reading

The One True Chowder

Want to start an argument? Ask three or four friends of Italian heritage how to make the best tomato sauce. Or ask your Vietnamese buddies what really goes into pho. Go on-line and… Continue reading