Monthly Archives: March 2011

iSandwich, Shoreline WA

We’ve had so many other things on our plate this week that cooking at home has pretty much been a luxury, rather than the norm. We’ve eaten out more than we usually do–by a long-shot–so that old “What do you … Continue reading

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Banana sandwiches!

Yes, I said it … banana sandwiches! I LOVE banana sandwiches, but I don’t need to actually be eating banana sandwiches (or even bananas) very often. They have WAY TOO MUCH SUGAR in them for me/my body … so I … Continue reading

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Barlee’s Restaurant, Edmonds WA

My husband and I were looking for a place to grab brunch yesterday morning, and decided to stop at a place that we’ve been once before … Barlee’s Restaurant. We enjoyed it that one time, too … but–thanks to their … Continue reading

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Easy Stuffed Pears in Pastry with Custard Sauce

Barely an hour before I found myself taking an un-planned ambulance ride, I was busily exploring Summit Trading Company in Tukwilla, WA. One of the members of one of my Yahoo canning groups (who lives south of Seattle) turned me … Continue reading

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University of Washington Medical Center Room Service

Yes, Dear Readers … I’ve been quiet for a bit here. The truth is, I’ve been having a little unexpected health fun, that–unfortunately–included a hospital stay at the University of Washington Medical Center. By the time they got me settled … Continue reading

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Easy Homemade English Muffins

I’d been promising to make English Muffins for the ladies for a while now, so I decided to do it earlier in the week. I dragged a huge bag of equipment over there, took pictures and everything … but everything … Continue reading

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I had another jar of porridge for breakfast, so I’m sharing a picture with you

I hadn’t put the jars of porridge in the fridge yet, so–while they were still at room temperature and easier to heat in the jar–I decided one would make a perfect breakfast this morning. Easy to fix, too! Spin the … Continue reading

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Reporting back on the ‘gizzards in onion gravy’ experiment!

I cracked open a jar today for lunch … I couldn’t wait! Here’s how my jars came out by the time they’d cooled the next day. As you can kinda see, there is a little bit of separated moisture at … Continue reading

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A mixed up day of canning, phase three: porridge!

Okay, canning isn’t the proper term for what I do with my porridge. Technically, I’m cooking it … I’m just cooking it inside of a canning jar/inside of a pressure canner. … so it really looks like I’m canning it … Continue reading

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A mixed up day of canning, phase two: Chicken Gizzards and onion gravy

I know. I probably just lost half my readership with that title. Why are people so down on chicken gizzards. Sure, if they’re not cooked right, they’re like eating big, chunky rubber pencil erasers. But if they are cooked right … Continue reading

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