Ramble: I Miss You Mom

I haven’t posted for a while because my Mom was in and out of the hospital in the last month, and on January 16 she peacefully passed away. Free at last from the many years of struggle with her health.  It is strange how we create a routine out of the obligations of life. AContinue reading “Ramble: I Miss You Mom”

Recipes: A Cooked Eggnog

Okay I am a wee bit late for this one – but really is it ever too late for a drink that can contain alcohol? Ingredients 1/3 cup sugar 3 egg yolks 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 cups milk (or replace 1 cup with heavy cream) 3 egg whites 3 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2Continue reading “Recipes: A Cooked Eggnog”

Recipes: Simple Tea Biscuits

Apparently I enjoy my tea biscuits! Here is another Tea Biscuit recipe I found in my collection. I’ve been writing them up and posting them here so I can find them – and share them with the world! This one is a fairly standard version of a tea biscuit and fairly quick to make! IngredientsContinue reading “Recipes: Simple Tea Biscuits”

Recipe: Forgotten Cookies

I had forgotten about this recipe! I used to make these back in my student days when I knew I should bring a treat to visit. The beauty of these cookies is the work is in preparation – the cooking you get to walk away from! Of course there have been a few times whenContinue reading “Recipe: Forgotten Cookies”

Recipe: Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag

Be prepared to have fun! This is an incredible summer recipe to keep every child pre-occupied for a good 30-minutes or so AND they get a nice creamy cold reward for their efforts! Can you say win-win-win? Ice Cream Ingredients 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 to 2 tablespoons soft fruit 1/2 cupContinue reading “Recipe: Ice Cream in a Plastic Bag”