Risotto is one of my nemesis foods. I have made it and it was fine but it was never as good as risottos (or is it risotti?) I have had out. I don’t know why. Maybe if I tried again it would be fine but… it’s annoying. I don’t want to stand over a pot… Continue reading Easy Oven-Baked Risotto
I’m going to assume I have mentioned how much I love zucchini. It’s my favorite vegetable. I love it in every form: grilled, sautéed, baked, roasted, in breads and muffins, as pasta sauce, as noodles, in zucchini casserole (the best!)… I haven’t found a way I don’t like it. My daughter, E, does not like… Continue reading Creamy Zucchini Soup: Soup Month Continues
Well, it is finally, officially fall! Woo Hoo!!! It had been so unseasonably hot here it seemed like it was never going to happen. I just couldn’t handle any more summer. I was willing fall to come with all that I had. I put up Halloween decorations a little too early. I wore boots out… Continue reading Vegetable Garden Soup: Soup #1 of Soup Month
One of my daughters, E, has been asking to go apple picking for a couple of years now. I really have been meaning to take her but something always seemed to get in the way like… it was raining, or I didn’t feel like driving for 45 minutes, or the apples that were available to… Continue reading Apple Picking Leads To Apple Butter!
I would always advise you to go to the grocery store full and with a list. If you don’t you always end up buying things you don’t need and/or things that sound good at that exact moment (but almost never the next day). Sale items are also a weak spot for me. For example, if… Continue reading Always Stick To The List! (almost always)