Posted in March 2012

Bakerella’s Just A Cake

Bakerella’s Just A Cake

Oh, Bakerella.  Dear, sweet, colorful, talented, temptress Bakerella.  First, I found you when I had a wild obsession with Cake Pops a year or so ago.  And now I have found you again, thanks to Pinterest, and a need to drown my sorrows in some chocolate ganache.  I did not realize you made other delectable … Continue reading

Checking In

Checking In

Just checking in to let you all know that I haven’t forgotten about writing my blog.  I’m actually having a very hard time acclimating to being a SAHM (Stay At Home Mom).  Which I understand is normal, but it’s been about 5 weeks and I still feel like I’ve got to rush to do anything. … Continue reading

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Meyer Lemon Marmalade

Lemon Marmalade you say?  YES!  I say!  I have been craving this ever since the Moroccan Preserved Lemons.  I found Meyer Lemons at Sam’s Club for $3.  I had been looking up marmalade recipes for some time and Meyer Lemons kept popping up (Meyer Lemons are best, use Meyer Lemons, I recommend Meyer Lemons.)  So … Continue reading

If This is Wrong, I Don’t Wanna Be Right

Is it wrong to love an appliance?  A totally superfluous, but useful appliance?  I used to laugh at my mom and shake my head when she’d come home with 15 pounds of hamburger meat (because it was on sale.)  Or when she would buy a whole pork loin, and chop it into three pieces then foodsave … Continue reading

Homemade Noodles

Homemade Noodles

Ever wanted those chewy, thick, hearty noodles you remember from your childhood?  Those noodles that Auntie or Grandma or Mom used to make?  Yeah, me too.  My Aunt Joyce used to make chicken and noodles every Christmas Eve.  I looked forward to it every single year.  I remember fondly the thick, chewy noodles mixed with … Continue reading

Lazy(ish) Sunday

Lazy(ish) Sunday

Ok that’s kind of a misnomer. This weekend was dedicated to fixing up a couple of rooms in our basement so I had some place to groom and bathe my dogs. And given that my toy poodle looks a bit like a homeless snowball, we figure it’s about time. Well that, and the fact that … Continue reading