It has been a while since I posted about my baking blunders and I figured you all would appreciate the latest story. My boyfriends birthday was on August 1st and I got the great idea to make him an ice cream cake. Sounds reasonable up front right. My first mistake was deciding to make it… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Baking Blunders: Ice Cream Cake
As I have said in a previous post my boyfriend has developed a love of capers so I try to include them in recipes when I can. Simple to make recipes can be as good as complicated ones and simple is what you need after a long day at work. If you want to make… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Spaghetti with Lemon-Butter Sauce and Capers
We made it to Friday. Thank goodness because it's been a busy week. Moving is crazy but we are halfway there. Despite all this craziness I had time to make some more marinara. My Nana had given me a ton of large garden fresh tomatoes and onions. I wanted to try something different this time… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Homemade Marinara: Revised
Hey everyone, I’m sorry, I know you were expecting cookies this week but I have not had time to make them yet. Life keeps me busy but I’ll get to them. Anyway my recipe for this week is actually two: homemade pasta and homemade marinara sauce. I love Italian. My risotto is fantastic but I’m… Continue reading Foodie Friday: Homemade Pasta and Marinara
While in Kansas over the Christmas holiday my boyfriend and I made homemade powdered laundry detergent. So far it has worked great for both regular clothes (jeans, t-shirts, towels,etc) and for delicates. I wanted to share the recipe. Ingredients: 2 Bars of White Zote Soap (400g per bar) 1 Box Borax (4lbs) 1 Box Arm… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings: Homemade Laundry Detergent
My first time making bread. Click to read more!