Category Archive: cooking

Red, White, and Blue Strawberries for You

I realize that this post is probably a day late and a few strawberries short, but as Wilbur2020 pointed out the other day, you might still be able to use it for Bastille… Continue reading

Hooray for the Red White and Blue Cupcakes!

Happy Independence Day, Yo. (Pardon the slang. I’ve been catching up on my Breaking Bad.) We are having a few people over for the holiday, so I thought it might nice to make… Continue reading

Soft Almond Sugar Cookies (If at First, You Don’t Succeed, Try Making Them Smaller)

I haven’t baked in a while, and I wanted to do something unlike anything I’d done before, so I found this recipe for Soft Almond Sugar Cookies on the boards. The photo on… Continue reading

I Scream, You Scream, Let’s Just Eat This Ice Cream

Years and years ago, I got, and it may even have been as a wedding gift, an ice cream maker. In all of the time that I have owned this thing,  I think… Continue reading

One Stealthy Mom’s Healthy Snack – Chocolate (psst…Zucchini) Cake

I don’t know if I have mentioned it before, but we have got some picky eaters over here. We’ve tried every trick in the book, read every article in every parenting magazine, and… Continue reading

White Truffle Risotto

  Risotto is a common dish in Italy, but here in the States, where we like our meals to be quick and easy, it’s more of a delicacy. That’s kind of a funny… Continue reading

A Sweet Sauce for Your Sweet Potato Fries

About a year ago, Manfrengensen and I switched from pommes frites to sweet potato fries, and I have been searching for the right dipping sauce ever since. I love sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving,… Continue reading

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks

Speaking of foods kids like, I also tried to make breaded cheese sticks like the ones Edison likes. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: What you need 12 sticks of string cheese… Continue reading

A Mother of a Tater-Tot Recipe

Let’s face it, kids love Tater Tots, but who needs all that  disodium dihydrogen pyrophosphate? Am I right? Well, now for the mom who has way too much time on her hands, there’s a… Continue reading

Raspberry Waldorf Salad

Recently I was out to lunch with some of my lady friends, and I rediscovered the Waldorf Salad. I found a recipe for a raspberry version while surfing the boards last week and… Continue reading