Monthly Archives: February 2021

Why I Constantly Play With Food

When I was young and didn’t really know how to cook I didn’t play with making meals. Think most people start out the same way, just making the same things over and over again. It’s the safe way to cook, … Continue reading

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Mushroom Beef Stew

Our two youngest granddaughters were here for a sleepover last night. Grandma decided it would be a good idea to decorate valentine cookies with them this morning. My idea was to get out of the house as quickly as I … Continue reading

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Fried Rice My Way

Fried rice is something that I would never order in a Chinese restaurant. It may be that I am a bit of a snob thinking my fried rice is the only good fried rice. That isn’t why I don’t order … Continue reading

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Toasted Cheese And Onion Sandwich

You never want to eat this sandwich if you’re going out somewhere. People will be a little upset with you and avoid you quickly. Since I am not going anywhere today I thought it would be a great lunch for … Continue reading

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Back Bacon And Mushroom Pizza, A Happy Accident

When we went on our weekly shopping trip yesterday I picked up some mushrooms. I had an idea of using them to make beef mushroom noodle soup, the plan changed at our next store. We found hams on sale so … Continue reading

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White Sauce ( Bechamel )

I grew up with simple white sauce, my mother called it that and so do I. You can call it by the fancy name bechamel but it won’t change what it is. For me it’s just a starter sauce that … Continue reading

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Ham Soup On A Cold Day

Our dining chairs arived yesterday, well most of them anyways. We got six of the eight we ordered, looks like tomorrow for the last two. Since I was waiting for them I decided to make ham stock. Once it’s on … Continue reading

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Pork With Broccoli

Yes, I am making another stir fry today. It seemed like a good idea this morning because our new dinning chairs are being delivered. Originally Amazon said it would be Sunday but then the emails showed today. Figured that I … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Year Now

We started sanitizing everything that we bring into our house a year ago. It made sense to us at the time, and makes even more sense now. Simple thing, a ten percent solution of bleach and water and wipe everything … Continue reading

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Cod In Sauce

My wife doesn’t like the smell of fish being fried, which sadly is my favourite way to cook fish. Fish is something I would like to have 3 or 4 times a week, my wife only wants it occasionally. I … Continue reading

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