This is probably more of a summer dish than something you make in the dead of winter, when your body is craving “comfort food”. But, I came across a bag and a half of peas in the freezer, and in my attempt to be more responsible with my food spending, I thought I’d make up this salad to use them up . I am often … Continue reading pea salad
My new toy arrived today – a KitchenAid mixer. I have a hand mixer that was received as a wedding present, 45 years ago. I have been using that hand mixer since that time, and it has been a faithful appliance. This little mixer has always worked despite the fact that over 40 years ago I lost the cord to it when moving. This cord … Continue reading a new toy!
It’s an oppressive dreary day outside and perfect for turning on the oven and filling the house with good smells. Now that I’m baking again, I wanted to try making pizza dough. I have a recipe I’ve made before and remember it as being very good, so I threw together the dough and set it aside to rise. The dough didn’t rise as much as … Continue reading pizza day
This recipe for veggie chili came from a Facebook friend and it makes a very large pot full, much more than one person can eat. It is easy to make and has great flavor. I try to make it several times each winter as it is healthy, filling, and perfect for snowy days. When I was deep cleaning my refrigerator and cupboards a few … Continue reading stretching meals