Thinking About Fall?

It was so cold last night that I wore sweat pants to bed. Tomorrow the high is going to be in the 90s. Late summer/early fall weather is usually unsettled but this is the most bizarre weather I have experienced. So, in keeping with the craziness, I am going to start...

Watermelon!

  I just cut a pretty seedless watermelon, trimmed and cubed perfect bites in about 2 minutes. I feel like a ninja! Want to know how I did it? Check out this YouTube video. While I can’t compete with his knife skills, cutting up the watermelon took me much...

Making mayo!

I started making mayonnaise years ago using a blender and the s-l-o-w oil drip method. I think back in those days I was using vegetable oil (the horrors). Now I make mayo about every two weeks using fresh eggs and light virgin olive oil. I don’t use a regular...

Chocolate cake!

At the office yesterday I had a hankering for cake. Every once in a while I just want cake. When I mentioned my craving, one of my co-workers said “I was just thinking the same thing!” so today I am taking in a cake. But it isn’t just cake. It is...

Static Electricity?

Are you plagued with static electricty this time of year? Do your clothes come out of the dryer with socks stuck to pant legs? Have you discovered a pair of panties inside your sweater? If you are using a fabric softener/dryer sheets/vinegar and the dryer, chances are...