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Thanksgiving Baking & Forgetting Rule #2

Thanksgiving Baking & Forgetting Rule #2

I’m totally laughing at myself right now, so I just HAD to come over here and leave a quick note!  Remember those basic rules of cooking that my mom taught me?  Yep.  I just went and totally blew #2: read the recipe all the way through BEFORE you begin! I’m making Southern Living’s Ambrosia Pudding Pie for Thanksgiving.  My pumpkin pies are already baked and cooling on a rack, so I started in on the ambrosia pudding pie.  First step: …

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Favorite Cookbooks, Part 2

Favorite Cookbooks, Part 2

Yesterday I showed you some of the first cookbooks I used.  One of them was the Fannie Farmer Cookbook.  That is STILL my go-to cookbook, even after all these years!  Mama has–and still uses–the 1965 edition.  I bought a copy before I got married, and then later I upgraded to the 1996 edition. Even if you have never cooked in your whole life, you could pick up this book and cook successfully.  The directions for the recipes are clearly explained,…

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Plan to Eat

Plan to Eat

Today I want to tell you about a tool I use in the kitchen ALL the time!  It’s Plan to Eat, an online recipe organizer/meal planner/grocery list generator. I don’t know about you, but I find a lot of recipes online these days.  Plan to Eat allows me to capture those recipes with ONE simple click and save them to my online recipe book so I can easily find them later.  I like this a lot!  No more printouts of…

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