Monthly Archives: October 2011

brief history of past week

O what an unfortunate dearth of blogging! I blame my laptop, whose keyboard broke on the way home from Costa Rica, who now must be accessed via a full size keyboard plugged into the USB, which is extremely unergonomic. Also … Continue reading

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taters casseroles: joining hearts across the usa

I forced Jennifer to make the Scalloped Potatoes and Eggplant Bacon with me so I am quite pleased that it was so delectable. It is kind of laborious but I bet it is still delicious without the eggplant bacon and … Continue reading

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drunken beans and a delicious casserole

My new favorite recipe from the last few months is the drunken beans from Color Me Vegan. They do have a bit of brown sugar in them, but it’s not much. Next time I make them I’ll cut it by … Continue reading

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west coast pot pies, breakfasts

I made the Candle Cafe pot pies on Friday night when my mom was visiting. I usually use all the ingredients in the recipe but don’t measure the amounts and then add a little more liquid to all the veggies. … Continue reading

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east coast pot pie

Last night I made a pot pie, from the excellent Candle Cafe cookbook recipe, as pioneered by Jennifer. The west coast way is to make this with a biscuity crust but I did a regular pie crust this time, the … Continue reading

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campin’

We went camping over the weekend, just for one night, at a state forest that is on the border of Maryland and West Virginia. It was quite charming and autumnal although it is bow hunting season so there was a … Continue reading

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east coast muffins, also rice

Well the birthday muffins did not go so well on the east coast. Apparently wisdom does not come with age around here because, as usual, I modified all the ingredients and made them kind of gross. First, I only had … Continue reading

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west coast birthday muffins

Heather and I tried a coordinated muffin baking last night, the raspberry lemon muffins from Color Me Vegan. They were quick to make and only included one ingredient that I don’t always have on hand, plain soy yogurt. Things are … Continue reading

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Happy birthday to Heather!

It’s Heather’s birthday! Happy birthday to you, happy birthday to you, happy birthday, dear Heatherrrrrrrr, happy birthday to you!! I am very sad I do not get to make a cake today and eat it with Heather. Or make Heather … Continue reading

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camping, cutlets

Yosemite was lovely, even though we weren’t there for very long. My muffins and cookies were much enjoyed, although now I wish I wouldn’t have made so many because I’m still eating them. I brought the leftover tomato cream pasta … Continue reading

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