Nice Ice (d Coffee) Baby

Iced coffee, it’s not just for the heat of summer, but it sure is nice to have when it is. There are three parts to this, that is there are three recipes. We’ve all heard about the debate, maybe even have been a part of one; about “watering down” coffee, when ice is added. It kinda goes with the drink. Adding ice to anything will … Continue reading Nice Ice (d Coffee) Baby

No Smelly Lids or plastic

Smell this! As many who know me, know that I like reusing, & recycling things. Combine that with my love to dehydrate my own stuff, & I need containers. Lots of containers. I’ll use plastic containers, but I prefer to reuse glass jars. Glass doesn’t leech anything onto or into the contents. Some of the better jars for putting your dehydrated herbs & veggies in, … Continue reading No Smelly Lids or plastic

Homemade Corned Beef Hash: Pandemic version

Every year I really look forward to Cooking up some corned beef & cabbage for the holiday. It means that I’ll be having some fresh corned beef hash that Sunday for breakfast. Usually as I put the Corned Beef dinner away, I’ll make sure to separate a small portion for hash. Cabbage & water in the hash isn’t on the list, but isn’t too bad. … Continue reading Homemade Corned Beef Hash: Pandemic version

Conversation Heart Cookies

Not quite along the lines of a how to cooking recipe but certainly something you can throw together easily enough that I’d like to share. I wanted something different than the “Necco” conversation hearts. Time stamp: I also hear that the company which bought them, is having another issue this year making them. Anyhow. I wanted to try out cookie flooding as well as edible … Continue reading Conversation Heart Cookies

Handmade Brown Sugar

This is a brief article for making brown sugar. This was originally in the tips article, but I’m going to break out the articles in there, so they are easier to reference for people. “The most common forms of molasses are made from either sugar cane or sugar beet juice which is boiled down to a syrup. Sugar crystals are extracted from the syrup, and … Continue reading Handmade Brown Sugar