Baked Oatmeal

Here’s the thing. Two things actually:

1. Oatmeal is really good for you

2. I hate oatmeal

On a mission to somehow learn to like it, I have discovered the answer: BAKED oatmeal. This comes out as a cross between oatmeal cookie and some kind of oatmeal crisp topping. And it’s for breakfast, people!



What to do when your thermometer probe stops working

On a day when I was making yogurt, a day during which I really, really needed my thermometer to work, it was measuring my counter as 103F. Perhaps a bit off.

This happens periodically, as I am known to accidentally submerge the probe part when I’m washing it, thus getting water inside it, thus making [...]

Cultural divide Casserole

It’s cold here. Yes, it’s the South and I am a big baby about cold but I swear: it’s actually cold.

And cold, of course = comfort food.

This is where the cultural divide comes in. One of my favorite comfort foods is a dish my mother used to make: ~ ground beef, browned and [...]

Yogurt: it’s what’s for breakfast. And lunch. And supper.

The Kiddo has a nearly unholy love for yogurt. It is his fail safe, will-eat-anytime food even when he won’t eat anything else. I make it myself for two reasons: 1. It’s SO much cheaper. A quart of organic milk to make my own yogurt costs me $1.50. A quart of organic yogurt in [...]

Tortilla Soup

January is the perfect time for a pot of tortilla soup! My friend Rachel gave me this recipe after I devoured admired a pot of it at her house. And it’s so easy to make!

Tortilla Soup


2 cans black beans 1 can corn 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can Ro-Tel [...]