April 2012

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hot fudge sauce

hot fudge sauce

This past weekend we ventured down to Auburn to take Gerrit’s younger brother on a college visit as he considers where he wants to go.  It was good to be back in a place that I really consider my second home and often miss.  It was also good to eat some good food both in … more

gluten free brownies

gluten free brownies

I’ll have you know that as of the writing of this (not necessarily as of the publishing of this–they are all gone now. Don’t show up wanting some), these brownies came out of the oven just under an hour ago and five minutes ago I went back to the kitchen to cut them and take … more

cream cheese scrambled eggs

cream cheese scrambled eggs

I know, I know.  This just looks like a plate of scrambled eggs.  But it’s not, at least not quite. This is one of those weeks where suddenly it is Thursday and I realize that besides all of the food I made for Easter dinner, I have made nothing new in a week and a … more

chicken poppy seed casserole

chicken poppy seed casserole

So after what should be our final frost-potential this past week, we finally planted our garden.  (I like to act like we were smart enough to wait, but really we just couldn’t get to it before now).  We probably went a little crazy in the gardening center and brought home more seed packets than we … more

crepe cake

crepe cake

When I was younger I generally wanted nothing to do with the kitchen.  My mom cooked a lot.  We went out to eat occasionally, but mostly my mom cooked us dinners, trying to find things that satisfied everyone and occasionally trying to convince me to get in there and learn some stuff.  And generally it … more