Looking for an unusual drink to serve over the holidays with an interesting history? Try Wassail, made easily in the instant pot or slow cooker.
Also called Apple Pfannkuchen, this custardy oven pancake is one of my favorite easy breakfasts (and probably what I’ll be making Christmas morning). This particular recipe came to me from my aunt Jo who lives in Minnesota. It’s a popular dish with the Scandinavian descendants who live in the area. It’s a whole-pan pancake that […]
To grow a tomato or a pepper and prepare a meal from your labor and care is primordially satisfying.” — Nell Newman Frost finally hit here in Austin a couple of weeks ago (although it was nearly 80 degrees yesterday so I wouldn’t exactly say winter has hit…). I had more than a dozen tomato […]
It’s been raining a lot in Austin lately. Days and days of it after a summer of serious drought. I like the rain, and it’s a welcome change. But the dog… The dog is terrified of the rain. A couple of days into the onslaught I start really worrying about her. I watch her as […]
*a caveat before we begin…I actually enjoyed (some) of Jordan Peterson’s book, 12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos. In fact, I enjoyed it so much I thought I would take a crack at it myself. This post is meant (mostly) for entertainment purposes and I cannot guarantee you’ll hate yourself less by following […]