Put a dab of peanut butter and a squirt of honey into a Ziploc bag. Squeeze to mix. Snip one corner of the bag and drizzle over cut up apples and bananas. Eat with a fork. Yum.
One night I watched little boy L playing with dishes in the bath. He held a toy cupcake tin in one hand, level, and with the other he carefully poured the smallest possible amount of water out of a teapot into each of the six holes. Then he set the teapot aside, chose a measuring cup, and […]
So last week was no-grocery week and I decided to bake hotdog buns instead of buying them. I got out a jiffy recipe from a trusted cookbook and started measuring and rolling. In typical Shari-fashion I made them the day of the cookout so they’d be fresh, pinning everything on one effort without leaving myself […]
Confession: This is definitely the week in the summer when everything goes downhill as far as planning, cooking, and general attitude. This is the week when I realize that I am accomplishing roughly half of what I intended, my garden is weedy again, and nobody knows any Spanish yet. This is the week when everyone […]
Well, it’s been a quiet week in Lake Wobegon. We realized with a small shock we’re two-thirds of the way through summer vacation. How did that happen? Oh well. Pour out another round of iced coffee; we’ll need the boost before this is all over… Iced Coffee 2 cups water 1 cup sugar 1/4 to […]
I have a new favorite recipe for Friday night supper: Belizean Garnachios. You may ask why I consider myself authorized to share a Belizean recipe from my quiet corner of northwestern Pennsylvania. I’ll tell you. Actually I don’t know. I was to Belize once, but I never even smelled the garnachios—so–obviously not nearly long enough. […]