We made snow ice cream yesterday. Ruby decided we should never buy regular ice cream again. I reminded her of the abundance of snow in July. Liberty thinks we ought to fill up the freezer with snow to solve the problem. I’m skeptical. Charlotte loved the ice cream, but asked if I could get her […]
Mashed potatoes: It’s what’s for supper. I invested in enough potato peelers for the whole crew last year. Best investment ever. Pierce was feeling left out. I’m not sure how productive he was… but he tried. Ruby started him out, and he aerated the potatoes for us. I love having my kids help in the […]
Supper the other night was veggie pizza. I wanted to try to make Papa Murphy’s white sauce. Every place I found that discussed it said it was simply ranch dressing with extra garlic cloves in it. I made ranch dressing and added 4 cloves of garlic (to 2 cups of sauce). While it was quite […]
For two days last week, I made zucchini relish. In a moment of stupidity, I decided that all the zucchini in the kitchen needed to be used up, and relish was how it was going to go. Turns out, there was about 45 squash to deal with. And I’d just told my dear helpful daughter […]
The perils to feeding leftover garlic chicken pasta to toddlers at lunchtime. Man, I wish Brady (the dog) liked pasta.
I made this for supper tonight: Pressure Cooker Recipe – Beer Can Chicken. Their photo looked fabulous. (Photo Credit) When I eagerly peeled open my pressure cooker, I anticipated beauty. What stared at me instead: Oh, the horrors. What on earth did I do wrong?! It looks like road kill. It even has the cast […]
Sterling and Ruby had their yearly physicals yesterday. Sterling was one inch taller and 2/10 of one pound heavier than Ruby. He didn’t care how much; he just wanted to know he was still bigger. I think Ruby passing him up is his worst fear. The look on his face when the doctor told him […]