Herbed Potato Bake

If you know me at all, then you know that one of my great loves in life are the Two Fat Ladies. Seeing as I just spent almost 4 days sitting on the couch with the flu, I've watched my box set of their show completely through (we won't discuss how often I've watched them). …

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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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Shhh… We’re Hunting Wabbits….

One of my fabulous co workers knew I was looking for rabbit, and had her son get a few extra for me when he went hunting last weekend. Because they are awesome like that. Even better, he cleaned them for me too, because I will fully admit I don't mind breaking the animal down, but …

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Homemade Ramen Noodles

My husband has a weakness - ramen. So I decided that I would try to make homemade ramen for him this weekend. I went through more blogs and recipe sites online, hunting for a recipe. In the end, they were all pretty much the same, with slight differences. First, most of them talked about an …

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The Hunt is On!

Last weekend was a whirlwind. We went house hunting, and found a house we really liked. Like, enough to buy. We got all excited, we sorted out the mortgage stuff.... only to find out that it was a short sale. Okay. We discussed, we revamped the finances, and decided we could still make it work. …

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Pullman Pans and Bread Making

When we were married a little over a year ago, one of the gifts i was given was an antique Pullman loaf pan. Don't know what that is? Basically a loaf pan with a lid - it makes homemade loaves into a square, long loaf more like traditional store bought sandwich bread. They got their …

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