Tag Archives: Home made

The greek myth of yogourt

If you’re like me, you’ve totally bought into the whole greek yogourt fad. “Oh, it’s so thick! But is so low in fat! But is so tasty!” It must be a… specialty product! But no. It is not. And we’ve been paying six bucks a quart for no good reason. Here’s why: it’s just regular […]

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Congratulations, it’s a bacon.

I have been waiting my whole life for this moment. The moment after all the waiting, all the planning. All the apprehensive thoughts of whether I had made the right choice. Was I ready for this? Am I ready for this? Am I ready for…my first bacon? Now that I can finally hold it, I […]

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Garganelli, you’re my hero

154:365, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. Coming soon: more adventures in pasta-making. I venture into the realm of hand rolled, finicky pasta, beginning with garganelli, aka home-made penne.

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Burgers with maple glazed bacon, chipotle-caramelized onions and white cheddar

“I want cheeseburgers this weekend.” Cheesler stated matter-of-factly while we were driving home from work. “I don’t care what the weather is like. I don’t care if I have to dig out a space for the barbecue.” He continued, “I want cheeseburgers and nothing is going to stop me from having them.”

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Apple, cabbage and cheddar perogies

Since my Imperia pasta roller has been taking up its position of esteem in my kitchen, I’ve been having all kinds of ideas for things made out of…well, pasta dough. First, I made ravioli…

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