The Wonderful World of Waffling (a review)

A few years ago we were shopping for a waffle iron for my mother-in-law. Along the way we ended up buying a waffle iron ourselves and I impulsively bought a cookbook to go along with it. The book in question? Will it Waffle? by Daniel Shumski. I was drawn in by the image on the cover and…

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Review: The Chinese Takeout Cookbook

Recently we were drawn to one of our favorite cookbooks. We made recipes from it for nearly a month. The book? The Chinese Takeout Cookbook by Diana Kuan. I found it years ago while browsing her blog, ended up buying it, and haven't regretted it since. That was June 2013 and since then we've had so many delicious…

Getting Your Shit Together aka How to Organize

Organizing is a passion of mine. It focuses my mind and calms me. I've been told this is weird but I don't give a shit. Everyone should do what makes them happy and organizing does that for me. So when one of our kitchen drawers became overrun by crazy (you know the drawer) it was…

Review: Thug Kitchen

Last year I gutted our cookbook collection of ones I haven't cracked open since college. We had no need to know how to make a jell-o mold or cook an entire meal using a microwave. Most of the books were from the 70's and 80's and were outdated. I resolved to keep our cookbook collection relevant…

Breakfast is for the Hungry

Many, many years ago my husband and I sat down and brainstormed ways to save money on groceries. One of the ways we agreed we could cut down that bill was to cut out cereal. It's kind of expensive and not a very well-balanced meal. Not to mention you'd then have to buy milk which makes the…

I Scream for Ice Cream

After a particularly trying day, there's nothing like coming home and making yourself a big bowl of ice cream for dinner. I'm an adult and I eat what I want, damn it. Until recently. Being lactose intolerant means no ice cream. At least not of the cow's milk variety. A few months ago I read…

C²: Cooking and Crafts

Are you ready for an adventure in cooking and crafting? No? How about a leisurely walk through some discoveries and reference links? Yeah? Good. That's what I'm serving up today! Up First: Cooking I love food and that has led me to enjoy cooking. At one point my mother actually tried to convince me to drop out of…