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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It must be fall. All of a sudden, we are eating soup again, and the oven is doing double duty as a house heater and cooking device (I will confess to having turned on the heat for an hour or … Continue reading
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
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
There was some other work that needed to be done too, so out we went. I had moved several loads of compost into the pea bed earlier in the week, so planting the peas went fairly quickly. This was a … Continue reading
Right about this time of year, I am ready to start planting things. Generally the weather tantalizes me with a few nice days and then returns to winter grey and cold. When that happened this year I decided to do … Continue reading
Bull is my most enthusiastic kitchen helper these days! Considering the amount of food he puts away at dinner this is probably a good thing! We joke that he’s going to have to get a job when he’s a teen … Continue reading
We do a lot of cooking around here. S and I both really enjoy cooking and the children really enjoy eating! Actually they enjoy cooking too and most of them have been “helping” in the kitchen since they were old … Continue reading
Lately I’ve been challenging myself to cook vegetarian or vegan on Mondays and since S bikes to and from work most days, I’m also been trying to have something like soup for him when he gets home after riding seven … Continue reading
I made these yesterday on the theory that I don’t like peanut butter or peanut butter cookies so I wouldn’t eat them. I was wrong! These are so tender and not overly peanut flavored I ate about six. We took … Continue reading