Cooking Myths

Ever since I heard the joke about the daughter wondering why her mom and grandmom cut the end of the roast off before putting it in the pan*, I’ve looked somewhat askew at conventional wisdom. Well, I think it was … Continue reading


Just looking at an artichoke and trying to figure out what to do with it can be a daunting task, but just follow the steps and you are on your way to enjoying a very unusual and delicious vegetable. Artichokes … Continue reading


A poster has been going around online that has a lot of volume measurements. I am a bit surprised that this stuff isn’t taught in school anymore so I am going to include some volume equivalents here. Scroll down for the … Continue reading

Oatmeal Custard

oatmeal custard

One of the readers of my Facebook page, Marlene, asked if I could work out a recipe for her. She’d love an egg custard/oatmeal recipe she could make on a Sunday and eat every morning during the week. After a little … Continue reading