Holy Moses, this looks fantastic! – UPDATED

Once again, Pioneer Woman has my mouth watering. Go check it out!And no, don't tell me...Monkey Bread!Repeat after me. Ree is an evil, evil, pioneer woman.UPDATE: In other news via Althouse: Your large thighs may protect your heart! … [Read more...]

Delicious Truffle from Oreos – UPDATED

I helped Elder Son make these a few nights ago for a party he was attending. This is an especially nice recipe for two people to work on together - allows for relaxed chatting time. I'm making two more batches this week for my husband's office. Serve these with a cup of Jingle Bell Java and you'll the boosted on to people's shoulders as they sing songs from The Student Prince.Oreo Truffles1 pkg. (1 lb. 2 oz.) Oreos, finely crushed. We use a ziploc bag and crush a row at a time, first … [Read more...]

Terry Pratchett, Wise Words and Spinach

From Julie we get both the wise words and the heavenly-sounding spinach recipe.The wise words actually come from author Terry Pratchett whom, I confess, I often have difficulty reading. But this is brilliant:"Right. Right. That's people for you. Now if I'd seen him [God], really there, really alive, it'd be in me like a fever. If I thought there was some god who really did care two hoots about people, who watched 'em like a father and cared for 'em like a mother ... well, you wouldn't … [Read more...]

Because I cannot share these with my brother,

I'll share my normally top-secret-never-share-it-with-anyone recipes with you folks.My brother is unaccountably lingering, but sleeping more and more. He went from chopped food to puree'd food to basically liquids, but he is too sleepy to take much in. When we visit him now, the visits are very quiet. Most times, he doesn't wake up at all, and the three or four hours we spend at his bedside are spent reading to him, or watching television, or chatting with nurses. Last night, S was awake for a … [Read more...]