Category Archives: Cooking… not so much

Crushed tomatoes with subtle notes of basil and a hint of sweetness on a bed of socarrat with a light, nutty flavor

The children and I have been sending emails to each other lately, just for fun.  The other day we were talking about our kitchen experiments (See Friday’s blog post and also all of these) and that night my oldest daughter … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes – 8/2016

When you’re a homeschool mom with lots of kids, people tend to think you must be some kind of Mommy Superhero.  “I don’t know how you do it all” is a phrase I hear frequently.  As much as I hate … Continue reading

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A fancy potluck dish

The church I’ve been attending is having a potluck-ish type of get together tomorrow and rather than bring drinks or potato chips (my first thought,) I decided to be all fancy and make our family’s favorite dish – my mom’s … Continue reading

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Pot O’ Bread

It’s been a while since I’ve messed anything up in the kitchen, so I guess I had this one coming… This morning, Jon started some bread for me and tripled the recipe to make six loaves (presumably so that we … Continue reading

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A Few Tips on Making Bread

In the past few days, I’ve learned some interesting things about home made bread. 1. When a recipe calls for salt, it’s not optional. 2.  When a recipe calls for olive oil, it’s also not optional. 3. When a recipe … Continue reading

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Who, Me?

So,  I have some fun news to share tonight.  Before I share it, though, I want to take a stroll down memory lane with you, looking back on some of my cooking adventures from the past… For starters, lets visit … Continue reading

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When Momma Goes A-Cookin’

I got a late start on lunch today and I couldn’t fix what I’d originally planned, so we decided to make sweet potatoes and waffles (‘cause I’m resourceful like that, and the kids aren’t picky.) I’ve never actually made waffles … Continue reading

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