Yes, I know, the first two words in this recipe's title basically negate the entire nutritive value of the third. But if you have to feed your family something for breakfast, and if they're going to whine and nag at you no matter what you make anyway, then you might as well make something everybody … Continue reading Double Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Happy 5th of July, folks! It's not just for hangovers anymore. Today's the today when we American moms clean the paper streamers and party popper pieces from our yards, pick up the spent sparklers, toss the empty cans in the recycling, and inform our children that yes they WILL eat potato salad for dinner. It's … Continue reading Binge on a Budget
This is not a food blog, for a number of reasons. First, I lack that kind of organization. I don’t actually follow recipes closely enough (usually) to share them in logical steps, or if I do, they are someone else’s recipes. Second, I take lousy photographs. But I do love to cook. I bake for … Continue reading Muffins on Monday
We have now returned to Ordinary Time. For those of you unfamiliar with the Catholic Liturgical Calendar, Ordinary Time refers to all that time in which priests root for the Packers. (I mean, wear green and gold.) Actually it means we’re not really doing anything special (Christmas, Easter, Pentecost) or preparing for anything special (Advent) … Continue reading Ordinary Time
By uncouth, of course, I mean unrefined. When we started “giving up sugar” I basically considered anything sweet except fruit to be the sugar we needed to give up. I’ve still been avoiding it all in large part, but I have come to make a few distinctions. Raw honey is yummy. When we were all … Continue reading An Aside: On Uncouth Sweeteners
Day what? I think it’s Day 30. Which means yesterday, my birthday, was Day 29, which is very fitting since that’s how old I turned. Again. Ahem. So, here I am, cruising along this no sugar thing. I have become the woman who says “No, you can’t have those yogurts, there’s too much sugar in … Continue reading Day What?
This Monday I am pleased to introduce Mary Catherine Awesome. She totally made those corn muffins like forty-seven seconds before that picture was taken but her food is so delicious that it disappears like she’s baking at Hogwarts. Mary Catherine is basically June Cleaver. Except PG-13. This actual human woman cooks an actual edible dinner […] … Continue reading Because when someone says something nice about you…you share it!