Cooking category

  • Food Friday: Sweet Potato Dal

    We aren’t vegetarian by any means in our house, but we still often find ourselves making meals without meat. We typically don’t miss it and it is helpful when we are watching are calories....
    Mar 10, 2017 2 Comments

  • Food Friday: Healthy Hummus

    We have been cleaning up our eating in our house, and some welcome new favorites have come our way.  Specifically, we are cooking and eating an anti-inflammatory diet. (Heaven help us.) Hummus Ingr...
    Mar 03, 2017 1 Comment

  • Iron Craft ’16 Challenge 11 – Easy Donuts

    The theme for this Iron Craft Challenge was Memories and for some reason I struggled with it. It seems like all the memories I was coming with over the last two weeks were about food. Finally, I was d...
    Jun 07, 2016 3 Comments

  • 19 Halloween Decor and Party Projects

    It’s time to get spooky! Row 1: Creepy House Luminaries Row 2: Mad Scientist Body Part Jars, Zombie Siamese Twin Dolls, Doll Faced Candles and Other Creepy Glassware Row 3: Snake Candleholders,...
    Oct 07, 2015 1 Comment

  • Weekend Cocktail: The Blood Moon

    This Sunday evening we’ll have a lunar eclipse which will give us a blood moon. This inspired my husband to create this weekend cocktail for us. The main flavoring and color in this cocktail c...
    Sep 26, 2015 No Comments

  • Weekend Cocktail: Caipirinha

    We were recently treated to an authentic Brazilian cocktail. The Caipirinha is the national drink of Brazil. It is made with an alcohol called Cachaca, which is made with fermented sugar cane. (Near ...
    Jul 11, 2015 No Comments

  • Weekend Cocktail: Cloister

    I love chartreuse, both green and yellow. It has a strong herbal flavor, but just a little bit of it adds so much to a drink. One of our local restaurants, Haute Dish, makes a drink called the Drunk M...
    Jun 27, 2015 2 Comments

  • Weekend Cocktail: Lady Dani

    This weekend is Midsommar and I wanted to make a cocktail that was perfect for warm weather and had a little Swedish flavor to it. Aquavit would have been the obvious choice, but I decided to work wit...
    Jun 20, 2015 2 Comments

  • Weekend Cocktail: Chai-Tai

    I love mai-tais, they bring back lots of great memories of fun times in Hawaii. Apparently, most places use a mix to make it these days, but we decided to try our hand at making it from scratch instea...
    Jun 13, 2015 No Comments

  • Weekend Cocktail: French Lavender 75

    My husband Matt has decided that we are going to make cocktails at home once a week. This week we used some Tea Forté cocktail infusions we bought a while ago. I think you could use any herbal tea re...
    Jun 06, 2015 No Comments

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