Monthly Archives: March 2015

Morning Wake Up Call

called by a bird’s chirp harbingers of spring peek out petals yawn, sun-splashed Advertisements

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Chocolate Cake Recipe

I was scanning some of my favorite food blogs this morning while having coffee, and I saw that Food52’s topic was the best “back of the box” recipes. Hersey’s chocolate cake immediately popped into my mind. It was on theirs as well. … Continue reading

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Made From Scratch

Curious phrase, made from scratch. Doing a little research on this, I found that the general consensus was that the phrase originated from the line scratched on the ground as a starting point for a sports event. It was later used … Continue reading

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Spiralized Carrot and Apple Slaw

It’s time to start thinking about adding bright, crunchy salads to the menu. This salad is a simple combination of carrots and an apple. Best bet is to buy loose carrots at the market. They tend to be bigger and sweeter … Continue reading

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Grey Ghost of Spring

Fog is swirling poking prodding. Wispy fingers delving under snow mounds to reach the icy depths beneath. Grey Ghost of Spring challenging the grasp of Winter.

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Kitchen Birds Adorn For Spring

The kitchen birds are wearing their Easter egg necklaces. Wonder if Mother Nature will take the hint and realize that it’s supposed to be Spring! I’m going to burn my  sweat pants when ( or if ) this interminable winter … Continue reading

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Cut Your Losses

This is not the Food Network. Not every recipe is a success in the real world. Sometimes, you just have to cut your losses and dump the disaster in the trash. Today was one of those days. Perhaps I should … Continue reading

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