The CrockPot — a Summer Super Star

I don’t know about you, but where I live the summers are hot. Really hot. Like, I don’t want to turn on the oven or stove hot. But I still like to have cooked food for dinner so here’s what I do — I use my CrockPot! It doesn’t heat up the house and my…

Off the Blogging Wagon

It seems that I’ve fallen off the wagon. Actually, I’ve fallen off a whole lot of wagons: The Blogging Wagon The Eating for Health Wagon The Photography Wagon The Making New Recipes Wagon (and the related Tweaking Old Recipes Wagon) The Getting Some Exercise Wagon The Trying New Crafts Wagon What with all that falling,…

Reblog — I don’t usually do this…

Yes, reblog is a real word.  I don’t usually do this, but I’m reblogging a post from a lovely woman (Celi, short for Cecilia) who blogs at thekitchensgarden.com about life on her farm.  I’ve come to look forward to reading her thoughts daily.  This particular post has stuck with me since she ran it and…

I don’t buy cupcake liners any more….

… because I found out how easy it is to make my own liners!  I followed the directions that I found here.  (I’ve since found may other websites that show this same technique, but this is the one I saw first.) I have found that most of the baking that I do these days involves…

What’s this “Primal” thing?

Since it’s Friday, I thought I’d keep it short and sweet. In my post on Wednesday I mentioned that is working for me eating-wise is a “primal” diet.  (BTW — I use diet in the scientific sense of the word meaning a pattern of eating, not a way of losing weight.)  Unless you’ve been doing…