This fall did not disappoint when it came to culinary disasters. I had more successes than disasters, but that’s not the point of this post! As far as the disasters were concerned, I was able to rescue several dicey situations, but not all of them. Kung Pao, General Tso, General Pao? I’ve made several successful
Category: In the Kitchen
My blog’s tagline includes “and occasional disasters,” but I’m not always great about posting the disaster stories. This summer was filled with culinary adventures like smoking pork on my grill for the first time. Being a food blogger involves a lot of experiments, some of which turn out great (like the pork) and some of
Homemade pie crust that bakes to flaky, buttery perfection. So easy to make, and the only pie crust recipe you’ll ever need.
Step-by-step instructions to show you how to cut onion petals.
I’ve always been a huge Le Creuset fan. My mom has a complete set of the Le Creuset cookware with the wooden handles. I grew up using these. Once I grew up and moved out on my own, I wanted a Le Creuset dutch oven so badly. I was ecstatic when my dad bought me
I was a guest on the Conversational Chaos podcast recently. I had a lot of fun recording with Jason and the Rage Monster. We talked about lots of food-related things, and I brought hot chocolate cupcakes for them to try (which I have yet to blog, so I’ll have to update this post accordingly when
I’ve purchased a few vintage Pyrex measuring cups at estate sales and yard sales over the years. The internet doesn’t seem to have much information on the age of Pyrex measuring cups by decade, at least not summarized into one place. A few well-known details are fairly common to find online: D-handle measuring cups (below,
I finally finished my kitchen! (OK, almost. I still have to paint the cabinets on my peninsula.) I painted the cabinets and did some re-decorating. I needed a new table for my very awkwardly-sized breakfast nook area. I finally found one on Wayfair, but this resulted in more re-decorating. Plus, my best friend got me
I posted here about painting my 90s looking kitchen cabinets that blended in with the floor. I promised another post about everything else I did to the kitchen, so here it is. This post contains some affiliate links, marked with *, which means I receive compensation from purchases made using those links. This is the
I’ll do another post on the entire kitchen, but the painting is enough to necessitate its own post. I’ve hated my 90s kitchen cabinets the camouflage with the hardwood floor for quite some time. The prior owners added the peninsula and replaced the countertops with granite, but they left the early 90s cabinets. I didn’t