Blackberry Pie

I have big plans for canning blackberry pie filling, but I must admit that I don't like seeds in my blackberries. I have texture issues. Let's just leave it with that. Its sad, really. I tried a plucot today and LOVED the taste, but I just couldn't get past the texture. But I digress. Anyhoo, …

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I’m still here!

It has been a crazy month. We're still around, beginning packing, and there's been tons of stuff going on at school.... just so much to do! This week is Spring Break (finally!) and I'm going to cook for real at least one night this week - we've been trying to clean out cabinets, so we've …

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Honey Tasting? Sweet!

Yesterday the husband and I went to the Silver Hand Meadery in Williamsburg, Virginia. I found a Groupon for a honey tasting there, and figured it sounded interesting. I'm so glad we went! The Meadery is near downtown, and they were so nice about the fact that we'd had to reschedule twice because of snow. …

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Doctoring a Cake Mix…

Today we went out and looked at a couple more houses. One was tempting, the other was nice but needed new appliances and HVAC, and was just too much extra cost. Being an adult is hard. We needed dessert tonight. With all of this, and with the tempting house requiring an instant decision (HUD house, …

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Chia Pudding Experiment

I was walking through the Whole Foods bulk section (which is my favorite part of Whole Paycheck... uh... Foods) and I spotted Chia seeds. Now, beyond the fact that I was continually singing chi-chi-chi-chia! in my head, I've seen a lot of things around the web and food literature about how they are the new …

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