Category Archives: cooking

Another Day….Another Food Restriction

I guess it is now official. No matter how much I love sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cashews and pistachios…. I can no longer eat them. They do nasty things to my insides. Sooo… what to snack on now? Healthy options … Continue reading

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Adventures in Soup

Like a lot of people, my mom cooked ham for Easter dinner. A nice, spiral-cut, bone-in ham. She used to use the ham bone to make split pea soup… but these days, she is the only one who eats that. … Continue reading

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Easter Food Polish Style

Okay, as a Pagan, the Equinox is more important to me than Easter. But I did grow up in a Polish/Irish Catholic home. From the Irish side, I got music and legends and belief in the Unseen. From the Polish … Continue reading

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The Joys of Cooking with Left-overs

Love being able to cook big meals two or three days a week, then having quick, easy to put together meals on other days. Monday, we had a whole roast chicken, asparagus, mashed potatoes, gravy….. the left-over chicken, asparagus and … Continue reading

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Quick, Easy (Hot) Lunches

My .02 on quick, easy lunches, especially good when you have the kids home. 1} Grilled Cheese. Perennial favorite, easy to do, and you can change it up with provolone  Swiss  Munster, and mozzarella, as well as American. 2} Ramen Noodles. Yeah, they’re full of stuff … Continue reading

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Food Shows, Celeb contestants and Charities

I love watching some of the food shows out these days. Watching the creation of cakes straight out of fantasy, cupcakes to dream of, meals that work for family groups or larger… sometimes watching the competitions can be a riot, … Continue reading

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Challenges, Christmas, Changes

Christmas Eve, 24 December 2012. The gauntlet has been cast down, and accepted: Blog every day for at least a week. I’ll give it a try. Why not?  Christmas Eve: There is a pitiful small pile of gifts under our … Continue reading

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