Archive for the 'Food' Category

Breakfast cupcakes.

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

What’s the difference between a muffin and a cupcake anyway? I call these breakfast cupcakes, because they have a pretty paper, and I made a cute lil’ pick, and calling them cupcakes gets the kids more excited about them even though they’re full of good stuff and not covered in frosting.  Now I don’t know […]

Homemade Cranberry Pear Sauce.

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Cranberries were on sale at Walmart for $1.49, plus I had $1 coupons which made them 49-cents a bag.  So I bought 4 of those this fall.  I also bought bunches and bunches of pears when they were 59-cents a pound recently.  Frugal as I am, with the exception of bananas, I don’t buy the […]

{vegetarian} Pumpkin Beer Bread for adults….and one for the kids.

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

I took the day off today to do the Halloween school things with the littles, get things prepared, and do some baking.  I’m finally making something with my homemade pumpkin purée.  And because we have “make pumpkin bread” on our fall bucket list, I felt it only right to do this on Halloween. First up […]

Fried Green Tomatoes.

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Somebody brought in an abundance of green tomatoes to the office today. I brought a bunch home. And I sliced ’em up, and salted them. And made a quick breading of corn muffin mix, sesame seeds, basil, garlic powder, and salt. Mixed up some eggs and milk. And fried those puppies up in butter and […]

{Andes} Mint Chocolate Cookies.

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

My son is a mint fanatic.  Mint chocolate chip ice cream is like his most favorite thing in the world.  I made him an ugly but super minty ice cream cake for his birthday.  He’s just crazy about mint.  And chocolate.  Together.  Or separate.  We went to his parent-teacher conferences last week, and aside from […]