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.
I read with a mixture of horror and amusement about a South Bend, Indiana woman who discovered a partially dismembered toad in the green beans she served.
She had prepared a can of green beans from Meijer in the microwave, but hadn’t noticed the little toad lurking within, unwittingly serving… Continue reading
This spur of the moment meal was such a hit with my family that I decided to post it here.
A couple of nights ago, we had tacos using the following ingredients:
- ground beef (prepared per taco spice package)
- diced peppers
- diced tomatoes
- chopped onions
- grated cheddar… Continue reading
I’ve posted in the past about my trick of putting liquid hand soap on stains so they will come out in the wash. This is especially helpful when you don’t have ready access to a laundry as it keeps the stain from completely setting.
I’ve taken this one step further… Continue reading
Today was a good visit with the doctor. Usually I hate them and I started dreading this one as well, but I had a pleasant surprise.
I’ve lost 20 pounds and she was very happy with my progress. She’s actually concerned that I’m not getting enough calories in a day… Continue reading
It’s 5:00 am and I’ve been awake for two hours.
One of those hours I spent tossing and turning in bed, trying to will myself back to sleep with no success. Finally, because I was afraid of waking my husband, who has to go to work, I’ve spent the second… Continue reading
This morning I awoke to a huge craving for hard-boiled eggs. I’m not one who eats a lot of eggs, but I do love an egg salad sandwich once in a while. While setting the timer for my eggs to boil, I realized my wonderful ‘perfect hard-boiled egg’ method should… Continue reading
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 don’t go all out when cooking any more.
First, my kids are never home for dinner. I told them quite a while ago that I will no longer be planning dinner for them. If they will be home for dinner, they are to tell… Continue reading
About two weeks ago, my husband and I had a craving for chinese food. I ordered Wor Won Ton Soup and Lettuce Wraps. I thoroughly enjoy chinese food, but I wanted to choose better options off the menu.
A regular snack or lunch that we have frequently is wraps with… Continue reading