Snacks

Blue Cheese Crackers
Blue Cheese Crackers

Last night, Mr. Man and I were having a discussion about snacks – and how ever since I went on this whole homemade kick there haven’t been very many in the house besides sweets. In my defense, I really like baking sweets, and everyone seems to enjoy eating them, but Mr. Man was craving something [...]

Apple Cheddar Oat Scones
Apple Cheddar Oat Scones

These Scones came out really incredible – I might have to make a batch for the Meet on Friday – that is if I’m not inspired to make something else before then. I usually don’t have quick-cooking oats on hand, but last time I ran out of Rolled Oats and bought some more, I accidently [...]

Caramel Peanut Butter Bars
Caramel Peanut Butter Bars

I still had a fair amount of Caramel Sauce after my little candy making mishap a while back, so I decided to try using it in a recipe – since it’s just been too darned cold for ice cream – not that I have space in my freezer for my ice cream maker bucket anyways. [...]

Home Made Pretzels
Home Made Pretzels

Today I decided to try my hand at pretzel making. Overall, they weren’t nearly as difficult as I thought they would be – and the results were pretty tasty. Although they’re no Auntie Anne’s pretzel, they’re good. I basically used Alton Brown’s Recipe, although I subbed some Whole Wheat Pastry Flour for 1/2 the white [...]

Creamy White Bean Dip
Creamy White Bean Dip

Last night Mr. Man and I were starting in on a new television series, Torchwood. Since we had just finished catching up to current episodes on Dr. Who, it seemed reasonable to switch to this. Dr. Who is one of those shows we watch as a whole family, so we watched the first episode with [...]

Guacamole
Guacamole

I think that a nice big bite of a fresh, perfectly ripe avocado has to be one of the best things in the world. Last time I was at Costco, I had picked up some – purposefully picking underripe ones so that they could ripen gradually and be used up gradually as well. Unfortunately, the [...]