A personal kitchen diary. I try new recipes and make notes on what works and what doesn't. Sometimes I can things, and sometimes I dry herbs. This is the story of my kitchen.

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Cinnamon Turmeric Iced Tea

Cinnamon Turmeric Iced Tea

I’ve been pinning all kinds of different recipes using turmeric.  I bought some of Finca Luna Nueva’s turmeric while vacationing in Costa Rica, and have been trying to make sure I use my food souvenirs instead of waiting for ‘something special.’ (check out Finca Luna […]

A Sardine Sandwich – Who Knew?

A Sardine Sandwich – Who Knew?

I’m supposed to eat more oily little fishes.  Besides just eating sardines straight out of the tin, I have been looking into other ways to use the little fishies. Then yesterday Sam the Cooking Guy posted a video of him recreating an after-school snack his […]

Taco Seasoning – Gimme Some Oven

Taco Seasoning – Gimme Some Oven

I’ve made this before and never posted about it.  I don’t really make any modifications, although you can (she makes some suggestions on the recipe) so I’ll just provide the link, here. One of the nice things about making your own taco seasoning is that […]

Melting Sweet Potatoes

Melting Sweet Potatoes

Why do my sweet potatoes look better before I cook them?!  And these look nothing like the pictures in the recipe. I had this recipe pinned for quite awhile, and finally made it as part of my quest to finish up what seemed like the endless […]