Cast & CharactersThere are some recurring folks in our lives I use abbreviations for; here is a quick rundown.
F (Buggle): Oldest Son, 8 years old (b.2007)
Su (Mouse): Oldest Daughter, 7 years old (b. 2008)
W (Bull): Second Son, 5 years old (b. 2009)
J (Jack): Youngest Son, 2.5 years old (b. 2012)
Daisy: Youngest Daughter (b. May 2015)
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Category Archives: cooking
The other day I decided to cook a broiler as I’m trying to eat down the store of food in the freezer! A friend of mine had had a weekend of sick children so I thought I’d stretch that bird … Continue reading
Recently my most avid kitchen helpers have been the toddler and the five year old. Partly this is a matter of interest and partly it is a result of the bigger two consistently having either chores or schoolwork to … Continue reading
One of the reasons that Buggle and Mouse are as comfortable in the kitchen as they are is that they’ve been in the kitchen with us from the time they were tiny! Some of that is the function of the … Continue reading
Jack loves to cook! His toy kitchen is in the corner of the big kitchen and when I’m cooking he orbits between a stool by the counter where he can watch and help and making “coffee” and other treats for … Continue reading
Buggle has been a kitchen helper since he was big enough to sit in his highchair and peel garlic for me. Since he’s also a good reader and methodical by nature I decided to write instructions for his first … Continue reading
[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:5] One of the things I really want to make a regular part of our lifestyle/homeschooling is teaching the children skills they will use all their lives. I want them to be capable but I also want them … Continue reading
This recipe was invented on the eve of our wedding (after the rehearsal dinner) when we realized in a panic that there was nothing for the vegetarians and vegans to eat except oranges and bread! S rummaged in his pantry … Continue reading
I mentioned on FB this morning that I needed to sit down and make a plan and a list for the week. Someone said they’d like to see it and I thought “why not?”, just as easy to do it … Continue reading
Mondays are supposed to be meatless around here but I couldn’t resist adding a little bacon to this recipe. There were no leftovers.[amd-zlrecipe-recipe:1] Since the peas have finally started producing we had new peas (mostly snow peas) as a side … Continue reading