I’m not just a coffee addict. I’m also a coffee snob.
I truly enjoy my coffee, but I am picky and if I have to choose between cost and quality, I’ll choose quality every time.
The equipment I have includes a De Longhi coffee maker and Cuisinart burr grinder.
We like to make oven fries – both store bought and homemade. Once in a while they are great for fast ‘oven cooked’ meals and sometimes I will season them for something a little different. Once we’re done, there are always leftovers that get… Continue reading
I hate housework. I’ve never been one to enjoy cooking either. The one thing I did really well and totally enjoyed was baking, but the sad part is I can’t do that any more because, if it’s in the house, I can’t resist it.
I do have some favorite tips… Continue reading
Lately I’ve been posting about my experimentation with making my own frozen Yogurt.
Initially, my reason was strictly as a substitute for my addiction to ice cream in the summer heat, but I have discovered a couple of side benefits to eating frozen yogurt that are really nice.
First of… Continue reading
On Saturday, Mark had to drive Stuart and his friends into Vancouver so they could attend the Vancouver Canucks vs. the Calgary Flames game at Rogers Arena. Since he wasn’t actually attending the game himself, he had made arrangements to spend a few hours with his sister Ann, who lives… Continue reading
A huge part of my daily routine and therefore my life, is the housecleaning I must do. I struggle enough to keep up with it, so every little trick or hint that saves me time and effort is greatly valued.
Here’s one I discovered a while back.
At one time,… Continue reading
On nights when we come home from work too tired to cook, either my husband or myself will pick up the pre-cooked BBQ chickens in the deli department of our local grocery store. This is a lot cheaper than ordering in.
After we’ve had our meal, I wrap and freeze… Continue reading
Yesterday was a good day.
It started out pretty normal, went from normal to bad to worse – and then success! It got much better.
I ‘threw’ together a last minute meal that everyone loved.
I had asked my husband to stop at Costco on his… Continue reading
My husband and I do share the cooking during the week. However, we often don’t have time due to family obligations and activities, such as my son’s hockey. We rely on some frozen meals that can be cooked quickly with very little or no preparation. Our favorite of these are… Continue reading