Travel Planning

Broccoli-cheese soup

A soup that is neither vegan nor low calorie, but oh so delicious… 3 Tbl unsalted butter 1 carrot finely chopped .5 c finely chopped onion .5 c red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2…

Beeting eggs

I wasn’t really in the mood to do it, but we colored eggs today. I had intentions of using all sorts of food items (blueberries, cabbage, onions) to make the dye, but all I pulled together was some beet dye.…

Good eggs

I was cruising Craig’s List a couple weeks ago. I was hoping to find an old horse trough to use in the garden like this. I couldn’t find any horse troughs and no one answered the wanted ad I put…

Sushi

The other night we made sushi. Although H and I have eaten our fair share of sushi, neither of us have ever rolled it ourselves. No time like the present to try. We spent the afternoon preparing the ingredients and…

Rainbow cake!

Normally I try to keep the processed sugar and the artificial colors restricted to special occasions. But then I saw this website. Unfortunately I saw it two days after Anders’ birthday. Anders’ loves rainbows. We sing the rainbow song he…

Gingerbread house

One of our Advent Adventures was to make a gingerbread house (they aren’t always this involved, sometimes we pick something we are already doing–Holiday Stroll–another time we went to the park after dinner and counted stars. Sometimes we read a…