Food

Rationalization #1: Chocolate milk isn’t REALLY junk food. (Hot chocolate is definitely junk food. But not chocolate milk! Except maybe hot chocolate you make at home, which hasn’t got whipped cream and peppermint in it. So chocolate milk you make at home is fine!) Rationalization #2: Homemade biscuits with butter and honey aren’t REALLY junk […]

the essential kit

Since, as my mother said, we couldn’t be in New Orleans last night, we had pancakes for dinner instead. Actually, Pancake Tuesday is a totally new-to-me concept since coming here. Or not *totally*, because when we lived in California with a British friend on hand, she would do pancakes on Fat Tuesday. But aside from […]

I had a chicken carcass, and I thought making a big pot of chicken stewp sounded like a good idea. I was right. :) The recipe as follows: 1 roast chicken carcass, steamed & stripped all attendant juices & fat from both roasting & steaming (or chicken stock), up to 4 cups 1/3 c flour […]