don on April 7th, 2012

Jenny and I use a phone app called MyFitnessPal to track our food, exercise and weight loss. Now you can see how I’m doing by clicking on the link up above. It will likely only update once a week because that’s how often I weigh myself. If I do it too often I get frustrated […]

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don on December 22nd, 2011

Sometime earlier this year my work got rid of the regular coffee pot and bought a Keurig single cup brewer. At first I was skeptical that it would brew a good cup but the first one put my mind at ease. It makes a really good cup of coffee. Ever since then I’ve been thinking […]

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don on April 25th, 2010

We planted a garden a few weeks ago. Ok, Patrick planted 90% of it but I helped. Ok, I didn’t help much but I did buy the soil and the plants. If you recall from last year we planted a garden and the earwigs immediately ate most of it. All that survived last year was […]

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don on September 27th, 2009

There’s a store a mile or so away called Mr. Stuff. It’s got all kinds of one of a kind and small amounts of well, stuff for sale. A few weeks ago I was in there and they had a rice cooker for $15. I was on my bike so I had no place to […]

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don on August 14th, 2009

Today I made bagels. First time I’ve done that. They were mighty good but I think you can make more than the 8 in this recipe. divide it in to 10 or 12 as they were huge at 8.

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don on July 29th, 2009

What do you do when you have a plethora of tomatoes? Of course you make salsa(done), salads(done), and soup(done). Well you should also make some tomato sauce, so that’s what I did today. It was a slow simmer sauce and it was yummy. I turned it into a spaghetti sauce.

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don on July 24th, 2009

Our tomato plants are producing quite prolifically now so I decided it was time to try a homemade tomato soup. Here’s the pictures of my efforts. It tasted excellent when I was done. I didn’t think the soup was quite thick enough so I added a little corn starch dissolved in water to help it […]

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don on June 15th, 2009

Here’s a recipe by Alton Brown for a cake that made my mouth water the first time I saw it. I decided I would make it so today that’s what I did. Here’s the link to the recipe and here’ s pic of the cake after the glaze is added but before the whipped cream […]

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