Rewarding myself


Last week I told you about my new job. In addition to having to buy new clothes since we can’t wear jeans to work except on Fridays, I decided that after being unemployed for eight months, I decided a reward was well deserved. Nope, I didn’t take myself out for dinner and drinks…

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Video of the Day – Washing Chicken, Farting and Sweating


It’s amazing what you learn each day.

1) Don’t wash your chicken – washing causes bacteria to spray (fly/spread) around your kitchen. Cook to 165°F (74℃) to kill bacteria.

2) The average person farts 10 times a day. Healthy number is 10-20. More if eating “gassy” foods (garlic, onions, spicy foods, beer). Average . . . → Read More: Video of the Day – Washing Chicken, Farting and Sweating

Cookie Glaze


For the last several years when I’ve baked cookies, I’ve used either my buttercream or cream cheese frosting. This year I wanted to try something new. I found a glaze on Pinterest and tweaked it so now I thought I would share my changes with you.

Cast of Characters: Confectioners’ (Powdered Or Icing) Sugar, . . . → Read More: Cookie Glaze

What’s the Difference Between Cream and Heavy Whipping Cream?


I mentioned in yesterday’s Friday Cocktail – The Whipped White Russian that I used “Heavy Whipping Cream”. I started thinking maybe some people don’t know the different between cream and heavy whipping cream.

In my post when I said “used heavy whipping cream instead of regular cream”, I was referring to light cream.

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Mystery Photo Answered


On Monday, I posted this Mystery Photo…

Well, Nicole was right… It is a double banana bread batch.

Stef’s Zucchini Bread


If you recall from about a month ago, I wrote about Zucchini Coming Out My Ears. It froze very well. It is really nice to have a bunch of zucchini in the freezer so when I’m craving my killer Zucchini Bread I can easily make some.

Cast of characters: eggs, oil, vanilla, sugar, . . . → Read More: Stef’s Zucchini Bread