Tag Archives: ingredients

The Organized Pantry

I had to chuckle discovering this article “An organized pantry is magic, and now’s the time to make it happen”  in my purging basket. I long ago organized my pantry, even before Maria Kondo made organizing a trending topic. I … Continue reading

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Love is in the Granola

Discovering the article “A bakery listed ‘love’ in the ingredients. The food cops had something to say about it” made me laugh and smile. During the holidays, my plan was to make beautiful containers of granola with a tag that … Continue reading

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Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Originally posted on Real Life of an MSW:
I have always despised the question “What do you do for a living?” I am a firm believer one shouldn’t ever be defined by their job, no matter how hard you work…

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Prevention in the Kitchen

Make potholders   & tablecloths unstainable: Spray new potholders & tablecloths with spray starch. This will prevent greasy stains and keep them looking like new. Reapply starch after laundering.  Prevent refrigerator odors: Place an uncovered cup of baking soda in … Continue reading

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What the hell are Padrón Peppers

Strolling through the farmers market, Padrón peppers caught my eye. They are not new to me, in the sense that I have seen them on the menu at my favorite tapas restaurant as “Blistered Padrón Peppers”. I have watched diners … Continue reading

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