The best way to eat leftover risotto

I love me some risotto.  Craig isn’t a huge fan, plus it’s pretty much just delicious carbs and fat, so I generally avoid making it unless we have dinner guests or Craig’s gone for the…

Meat Cake

My coworker, Ivana, who is quite possibly the best cook that I know(she is, let’s not fool ourselves), has done it again.  We have been discussing making stuff that looks like desserts but is savory…

An end-of-summer recap on the tomato varieties that I tried this year

I grew a lot of new tomato varieties this year.  I have to be honest, I haven’t been particularly impressed with many of them.   This year I have kept all but 2 varieties in…

Because selling stuff on Craigslist is never easy.

I sell a lot of stuff on Craigslist.  I don’t make it a career move or anything, but when I need to get rid of something of value, Craigslist is unfortunately the best way to…

Chocolate Stout Cake

I make a lot of cakes.  Well, that’s not true.  I used to make a lot of cakes.  And when it’s cold outside, I bake quite often.  You see, Craig and I have a battle…

Caramel – trials and tribulations….

I obviously haven’t posted much lately.  I was on a roll posting everything that I did, but then my camera flash bit the dust and the really pretty photos that I intended to share didn’t…

BAH HUMBUG

I feel like grumpy cat today.  Nothing has gone right.  I got up at 5:15 this morning and got into the shower. I felt extra tired, probably as a result of staying out later than…