Archive for the 'Food' Category

{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 […]

Almond Flour Cinnamon Chip Cookies – GF.

Monday, October 14th, 2013

I made some French macarons this morning.  And they were busted.  Even with a template, they were way off shape.  I had maybe 3 that could pass.  But for only getting 13 cookies per batch, it wasn’t worth my time to keep at it.  So I moved on.  And ended up with some pretty good […]

Homemade Pumpkin Purée

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you know that I was pretty impressed with myself last weekend when I got all domestic and made some homemade pumpkin purée.  Fred Meyer had pumpkins on sale for 18-cents a pound.  Now we usually get pumpkins for carving only, and we get them at the pumpkin […]


Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Does it look and feel like fall where you are?  It definitely does here. It was chilly, and it rained all day today.  And we were just commenting the other day about how the leaves haven’t started to change. But then my daughter came in with these leaves today. And since it is fall, and […]

Pictures from our road trip – the food.

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

I ain’t even gonna lie.  When we travel, I’m all about the food.  We’re total foodies.  I have a serious crush on Bobby Flay.  And we watch all the food shows:  MasterChef, Top Chef, Iron Chef, Chopped, Hell’s Kitchen, etc.  Reality TV + food = a good thing.  So when we were planning our road […]