Police? I’d Like to Report a Stroberry..

Strawberries are the angels of the earth, innocent and sweet with green leafy wings reaching heavenward.                                         ~Terri Guillemets Guess what? Summer is creeping up quick! I’ve made it clear that I have a newfound love for spring, but summer and I have a long, weathered past. While I loved it growing up, living in Florida …

C.R.E.A.M. Cheese

The clever cat eats cheese and breathes down rat holes with baited breath.                             ~W.C. Fields If you’re wondering why the title is phrased like that, then you need more Wu-Tang in your life. Cream Cheese is one of those ingredients that can do many things. Add some sugar and you have great fillings for puff pastry, keep on going with eggs, …

Orange You Excited About This Cake?

California is a fine place to live – if you happen to be an Orange.                   ~ Fred Allen I don’t know what it is, but ever since we moved to North Carolina, I’ve had a much deeper admiration towards the seasons. It may have something to do with the fact that we’ve been here only 5 months and have already experienced 3 different climates. As oppose to …

The Sauce

I don’t think America will have really made it until we have our own salad dressing. Until then we’re stuck behind the French, Italians, Russians and Caesarians.                                                ~Pat McNelis Ok. So we all know that recipe. If we don’t know one, we know of one. The recipe everyone wants. That thing you …

Buckle Up.. It’s the Slaw

Welcome to the Church of the Holy Cabbage. Lettuce pray..                                                     ~Unknown Hello to the first day of Spring!! Aside from a few of those in the North, it’s been a rather mild Winter for most of us. But as of today it is officially behind us and a season full of new beginnings is set and ready to bloom. So what better way to ring in Spring than with an easy recipe for a …

Pie Hard: With a Vengeance

                   Mmmm… Pie Pants…                                      ~Homer J . Simpson Nothing is homier than a freshly baked pie. Many believe that the Ancient Greeks originated pie pastry… This has me wondering… They are also believed to be the discoverers of the mathematical constant π, or Pi, which coincidentally is 3.14. Why …

Pi r square… No, Pie r round!

When you die, if you get a choice between going to regular heaven or pie heaven, choose pie heaven. It might be a trick, but if it’s not, mmmmmmmm, boy.                                           ~Jack Handey For most, today is just a regular day. But to us geeks, today is Pi Day! Why is it Pi Day? Well, a …

So Easy to Whip Up, You Can’t Beat It

Whipped cream isn’t whipped cream at all unless it’s been whipped with whips. Everybody knows that.                                         ~Willy Wonka Let me guess… You buy whipped cream in an aerosol can. No? Ok, then you buy it in a tub in the freezer section. Yeah, I knew it; I could smell your kind from across the internet. I …

Pancakes… It’s What’s for Breakfast

  I remember when I was a kid I used to come home from Sunday School and my mother would get drunk and try to make pancakes. ~George Carlin Picture this: It’s Sunday morning and you want to make your family/that special someone/your dog or cat a nice breakfast. You reach for the trusty box of everyone’s favorite fictitious pancake making Aunt, but alas, there’s hardly enough mix for 1 pancake. It’s a dark and …