Bread and Custard and Bananas

Bread and Custard and Bananas

Good planning leaves a bit of room for spontaneity, especially with a little bit of ingenuity in the kitchen. More often than not, breakfast in our house involves baked oatmeal and yoghurt or good old bacon and eggs. Sometimes though, we go a little crazy, especially...
Updates!

Updates!

The Meal Planning Board is well under development, and is starting to take shape. I thought I’d share some updated screenshots. Some of these look much the same, some of these are brand new. The entire program has increased functionality, and is moving along...

Living and Breathing Ingredients

I grew up cooking. I browned frozen ground meat with my mom at seven; Shredded cheese and helped pour pancake batter with my dad before that. In fact, if such a title can be bestowed, I was the official cheese shredder until I was about fourteen and didn’t spend so...
This is How We Plan It

This is How We Plan It

Anyone else have a flash back to the 90s? Anyone? All jokes aside though, meal planning take a bit of work. We have a few steps we follow to help us be successful in setting up food we want to eat each week. Plans often start with a roast, which is the base for one...

Ingredient Mayhem: Romanesco Cauliflower

Planning is the name of the game for most of the meals in our house. Sometimes though, the plan comes after the ingredients are selected and brought home. Most of the time, this ingredient selection is a result of grocery shopping with a three year old. Something...
{insert meal here} Composite Recipes

{insert meal here} Composite Recipes

I have a lot of cook books.  In fact, they have place of pride on the bookshelf next to my desk where I can easily grab them and plan out what I want to cook.  It is one of the things that inspired this entire project.  And, as I’ve been building the program,...

The Plan

Even short term goals need a plan. Every week, we make a meal plan to map out our dinners for the week. Lunches are then put together with leftovers from previous evening meals. With a plan, we’re successful. We eat at home. We eat high quality, nourishing meals...

A Pinch of This. A Dash of That

I’m not so great at measuring. This drives my husband crazy. It may drive you crazy, too. I try to give measurements of most ingredients, but some are just hard to do. Especially salt and pepper. There’s a ton of research out there on the use of salt. And...