Eat, Pray, Read…


What I am reading...The Book Thief Casar Millan's Short Guide to a Happy Dog The Eucharist and the Rosary: Mystery, Meditation, Power, Prayer by Matt Swaim White Trash CookingWhat I am fixing...Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Cake (for my son's 11th birthday) Hoppin' John and collards (traditional Southern New Year's food for good luck) Roscòn de Reyes or Three King's Cake for Twelfth NightWhat I am doing...Not taking the Christmas tree down prematurely. … [Read more...]

Pot Pies That Won’t Kill You…


... I cooked something that didn't suck. It's a Christmas miracle. Since no one died of food poisoning or got violent diarrhea I deem the recipe worthy enough to share. I think I'll call it ...USING ALL THE LEFTOVERS IN YOUR REF & STICKING IT IN A PIE ... WITH BUTTER.IngredientsLeftover meat (I used the remains of the Christmas turkey carcass) Frozen Veggies (whatever's in there getting freezer burn) Potatoes (I like the small yellow potatoes because they cook better than … [Read more...]

Slow Cook All The Things…


... I got a new crock pot for Christmas! I'm so excited. Gone all the days of shriveled meat pucks and cereal for dinner. I still might start that cooking blog, Burnt Offerings. My mind is wild with endless dinner possibilities, although I've never cooked anything other than chili in my old crock pot. Beans are cheap, see.I made a plea on facebook to share with me some of your favorite slow cooker recipes and resources. Of course Simcha pointed out that you can turn a crock pot into a … [Read more...]