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Technique 101: Boiling Water

Okay… I know this sounds totally simple, but I promised I was starting basic. This is about as basic as it gets.

Get a pot where you can put all your water in it and still have 2/3rds to 3/4ths of room left at the top. 327 more words


Chicken Enchiladas with Pico de Gallo

This is definitely an Americanized version of enchiladas, so let me just be frank & say that up front! It comes from a recipe my mom always used while we were growing up, & I use it in my kitchen today. 334 more words

Cooking & Baking

Songs for Swinging Bakers

The arrival of guests chez nous today has given me a good excuse to do some baking.

Hub and I have been trying to cut down a bit on indulgences recently so I have not been baking as frequently as I used to.   82 more words


Cranberry Orange Muffins

I made up this recipe this morning because I had a hankering for cranberry and orange, but was too lazy to search for a recipe. They were so good I thought I’d share. 106 more words


Creamy Tomato and Spinach pasta

I love spinach but I haven’t seen fresh spinach here. These days I really wanted have something spinach dish. So I went to the supermarket and got a box of frozen spinach mixed with gorgonzola. 219 more words

Cooking & Baking

Today's Treats

It’s a bit chilly in the morning these days. It is still in the middle of August, but summer has gone? The temperature goes down around 9 degrees in the morning and evening and up by around 19 degrees during the day.   95 more words

Knitting & Crochet

African Lunch

Hi, there!  Today I had an amazingly delicious lunch!  It’s a type of African meal called… actually I don’t know what the actual meal is called, but I know what it has in it:  *fufu and peanut butter soup! 350 more words

Cooking & Baking