Simple things are best

Some cream whipped with powdered sugar and a few drops of vanilla, drop biscuits fresh from the oven, a handful of ripe raspberries. Not sophisticated, but delightful. Probably an hour of time invested, but most of that was waiting for the oven to get hot.

Random snackage

Digestive biscuit (McVitties, Tesco, whatever…), thin square of dark chocolate,  microwave just a bit until the chocolate softens… take with tea and milk. Do not exceed, oh, two or so in any one day.

Prepped meals…

Ingredients are prepped during the EMFP Garden to Table Cooking Class, August 6, 2015, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erica Holbert-Siebert) From Scott Air Force Base

The latest grocery trend, for some years now, has been home delivery of ever-more-prepared ingredients. The more urban your environment, the more options you have to get almost-completely-cooked food delivered. Well, you can also get completely cooked food, too. Continue reading “Prepped meals…”

Beer nuggets

I am not a big beer drinker, but I am willing to try almost anything once – as long as I do not have to finish the glass. So some years ago we picked up an taster sampler grandiosely titled “Historic Ales from Scotland”, and almost half of them were extremely drinkable. Continue reading “Beer nuggets”