Top Recipes from 2015

I don’t always jump on the blogging world’s themes but I did enjoy reading the top recipes from a few other blogs I like so I thought I’d share my most popular recipes of 2015. Of course, the traffic stats don’t show whether you guys actually cooked these recipes! Just which pages were the most […]

Peeling Apples

When I was little, I was always amazed when my mom could peel an apple continuously, leaving just one long strip of peel.  I’ve arrived!   Save

Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

Tonight  I took the basic recipe for an easy stir fry ,  and modified it to use 1/2 a leftover flank steak, some broccoli and some snow peas. Mmmm! No pictures, sorry. We were too hungry to wait. The basic formula is from How to Cook Without a Book: Recipes and Techniques Every Cook Should […]

Strange Sandwiches

I love reading old cookbooks. Today I was glancing through one from 1948 called ‘The Economy Cook book” compiled by the staff from a magazine called The Journal of Living. There are some standard recipes in there, a few old fashioned ones I might want to try, and then there’s the sections on sandwiches. Some […]

Beyond Grilled Cheese: Pickles and Peanut Butter

Earlier, I’d written about our experiment with grilled cheese sandwiches, using olive oil and broiling them rather than butter and grilling. The other night, my same friend was over and I was making grilled cheese sandwiches again, and using up some leftover soups and chili as well. He’d stopped by the store for some American […]