Category Archives: cooking

Updates of all kinds.

Hi Readers. A few random updates from the last nine months or so: We sold our house and moved to a much bigger city. You guys, there are TWO yarn stores. In the same town as me. (Go ahead and … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, Edda, FO's, homeschooling, knitting, mittens, school, Uncategorized, walter | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My sandwich bread recipe

Jessi’s Sandwich Bread (my very own recipe!) 1/3 cup milk 1 cup warm water 56 grams (1/4 cup) melted butter, extra virgin olive oil, or melted coconut oil 75 grams (about 1/4 cup) honey, or 1/4 cup sucanat 200 grams … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, recipes | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

A delicious applesauce cake.

Sundays are usually our “dessert day.” (Ok, Saturday, too.) We try not to bake or eat sweets during the week. This was our Sunday treat yesterday: cinnamon-chip applesauce cake with cream cheese frosting. I think it’s the perfect autumn dessert. … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, fall, recipes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

cooking a pumpkin (in the microwave!)

I was really excited to discover that small pumpkins can be cooked in the microwave! Simply remove the stem, cut the pumpkin in half and scrape out the strings/seeds. Then weigh one of the halves and microwave for 7 minutes … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, fall, recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownie Bites (Grain-Free!)

These little chocolatey-ball-things are my new favorite treats! They are basically homemade Larabars, but formed into balls. Ryan and I recently completed the 21 Day Sugar Detox and we discovered that we really like eating grain-free and bean/legume-free. I found the … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, paleo-ish, recipes | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Things I Love

(Welcome back back to blogging, me! I missed this.) In no specific order: New guinea pigs: Cinnamon and Biscuit Knitting this dress for a baby girl on the way (not mine.) Pattern here. This doily (in Noro Silk Garden Sock) … Continue reading

Posted in baby things, christmas, cooking, crafts, Edda, FO's, knitting, mommy-ness, walter | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

I thought I’d give you my spin on pumpkin pie oatmeal. I am a huge fan of pumpkin and autumn in general. (Butternut squash, too. Amazing!) I made up this recipe, but I’m sure there are hundreds just like it if … Continue reading

Posted in cooking, recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment