Quarantine Cake (or, Chocolate Fudge Upside Down Cake)

*Updated March 30, 2020 – pictures, cooking time, pro tip, archive links

I don’t know where the last two weeks went. Sucked into the black hole of covid-19, never-ending work from home, and suddenly “home-schooling” (in quotes because seriously, who am I kidding?) two kids under age 9. We did get out for a couple of days in an RV Continue reading

Roasted Tomato Sauce


Monday was the first day of fall, and, like clockwork, it rained. Boom. On Sunday I was complaining about the 90 degree sunshine, and then it was gone.

Today, I have the entire day off of work. Eight hours of freedom! I did Continue reading

Honey (HFCS free) Marshmallows

Hi there!  I feel a bit like a ghost coming back from the grave to haunt my former life – it’s been a while since my last post, yes?  Somehow I thought I might still carve out a little time here on a regular basis, even after little dude came along, but I think perhaps I was, well, wildly optimistic.  For the most part I’m just Continue reading