Dreams and other things

I have heard that folks aren’t all that interested in hearing aboutĀ other people’sĀ dreams, but last night I had a weird one and I am posting it here as much for myself as for public consumption. I usually don’t recall my dreams as a whole piece. I will remember bits and pieces–the sensation of flying, the Read More …

Accidents in Baking

Sometimes they work out. I was excavating the baking section of the cupboard–checking dates on flour and whatnot–when I came upon a box of corn muffin mix that was a little past its Best By date. By over two years. May 2013, to be exact. I debated simply dumping it. But I had most of Read More …

Chicken stock

I think this was my best batch yet. About 3.5 quarts of gelatinous, medium brown goodness. I had been saving roasted chicken carcasses for over a year and sticking them in the deep freeze. Yesterday, I excavated them all, added the one from this past Sunday’s dinner, and split them up between the 8 qt Read More …