Category Archives: cooking

What’s for Dinner?

Does anyone else have this problem? What is for dinner? I can make more than two things. I really can. I also try to meal plan before I go buy groceries. This is actually something I started last year. I … Continue reading

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Resolutions – A Start

It is December so I should probably start on some resolutions. I started one today actually! I started to workout again. So I won’t include that one for the upcoming year:) So last year my number one resolution was to … Continue reading

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Returning to the Land of the Living

Don’t you know that the best laid plans can go crazy? I had all these grandiose dreams of doing a post with an updated tour of my yarn room and then a post about all my WIPs and trying to … Continue reading

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I am a firm believer in the power of cheesecake. However, this cheesecake was an accident. I was looking through my Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook for a Beef Wellington recipe. It didn’t have one. So in boredom I started to flip … Continue reading

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Cook’s Illustrated Shepard’s Pie

The Husband has taken to reading my subscription of Cook’s Illustrated. It was something he took up while I was on a business trip in 2011. I think it is more like shopping. He is looking for what he wants … Continue reading

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Another Blanket and Dessert

I have been making a lot of Creme Brulee lately. And baby blankets…

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Food Update

I am about three weeks into my photography classes and I am seeing results:) I am starting to learn to take shots in manual mode, which I never thought I would do. I am quite excited about this! Here are … Continue reading

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I know that I have hinted that I have some goals. One of my goals is learning to cook better. I have plans to take cooking courses from here: once I get back from my business trip. I really … Continue reading

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Amish Bread

Yesterday I bought another bread book. Given all the time in the world I would read these books and get cooking. However, with two boys, grad school, a full time job, and life I never get to it. Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Goals for 2010

I am not one to make resolutions for the new year. Instead, I like to make goals. My biggest goal or maybe the hardest, is to get rid of a bunch of yarn. I have tried to destash, but I … Continue reading

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