Category Archives: Kitchen Adventures

Treacly

Happy Molasses Bar Day! I am very excited about this because I love the combination of molasses and all the dark, sweet spices that usually go along with it, and prior to this little challenge I had never even *heard* … Continue reading

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Pastability

Today is Fettuccine Alfredo Day. No, I have no idea why. Mine is not to question; mine is only to produce the food and comment on its tastiness (or lack thereof). I love fettuccine alfredo. LOVE. But it’s not the … Continue reading

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Frozen

Today is Frozen Yogurt Day. I hope you all celebrated appropriately. Me, I forgot to check the calendar this morning and had a small panic when I remembered that today was a day that would require an ice cream maker, … Continue reading

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Melted

Today was perhaps the easiest day of this month’s challenge. Because today is both World Nutella Day, and Chocolate Fondue Day (not to be confused with *Cheese* Fondue Day, which is in April, and if you don’t think we’ll also … Continue reading

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That would be a nope

Today is National Homemade Soup Day, so naturally I had to make soup. While pondering what soup to make, I rummaged through my recipe cards and stumbled across a recipe for White Bean and Bacon soup. It was in my … Continue reading

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When a cow and a rabbit become very good friends…

Today is both Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, and Carrot Cake Day, so obviously we had to celebrate both. Ice Cream for Breakfast Day, according to Wikipedia (which as we all know is the absolute *epitome* of factual accuracy, cough … Continue reading

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Ooh la la

Today is La Chandeleur, which is a French holiday where they eat crepes (I am sure there’s probably a lot more to it than that, but the only part I care about is the crepe part, because yum, crepes!). Today … Continue reading

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Cloudy with a chance of ice cream

Hooray, it’s February, which means it’s once again time for Thingadailies! In years past I’ve knit dishcloths and crocheted teeny tiny snowflakes, but I was having a hard time coming up with what to do this year. Despite the fact … Continue reading

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The word of the day.

A long time ago the fats of choice for baking (and for cooking) primarily came from animals, because frankly, that’s what was available. It wasn’t until more recent history that we decided that animal fats were bad and started making … Continue reading

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How to make peanut brittle in three easy steps

First you collect all your ingredients*. And you stick them in the microwave**. And then a short time later, you get this***. Ta da! *Okay, there’s measuring implements and a greased baking tray and also a large bowl involved. **Some … Continue reading

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