Food · Writing

holy grail

"You will discover that cooking is more than making food. It could be your 'holy grail' for a happier, closer family." I have been collecting recipes since I was a child. My first one, which I still have in my own handwriting, is for clam chowder. I keep it, and all the other pages from… Continue reading holy grail

Food

better than takeout mini egg rolls

My hubby and I try to cook at home rather than eating out. But sometimes take-out menus are what we crave, and when that happens, like this rainy Sunday in November, it is very difficult to keep within our budget and not splurge on already-prepared food either from a restaurant or a box from the… Continue reading better than takeout mini egg rolls

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winter is coming carrot ginger soup

Making soup is the easiest and most economic meal option there is. I enjoy soup for any meal (even breakfast when the mornings are dark and cold), and this recipe is savoury and smooth. Additions are easy, but start with this:          <<Start with these ingredients, then chop into similar-sized pieces>> Saute chopped… Continue reading winter is coming carrot ginger soup

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crispy, creamy donuts (these are so, so good!)

I found this recipe here and made it and it worked SO WELL that I felt it necessary to: a. use ALL CAPS to describe it; and b. share it with you. You are welcome 🙂 Crispy, Creamy Donuts 2 (.25 ounce) envelopes active dry yeast 1/4 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees) 1… Continue reading crispy, creamy donuts (these are so, so good!)