Category Archives: Food

Turkey Day part 1

…….won’t you please join us for 2nd Thanksgiving. 1st Thanksgiving being Canadian Thanksgiving which we celebrated with family and friends back in October. I know, it’s a little late to join us now – the turkey is reduced to sliced meat and broth but maybe next year. Here’s how we do the Tickle Trunk thanksgiving […]

Cuisinart Craziness

……or Then There Were Three And what is the most important meal of the day? COFFEE of course. I loves my coffee – it is a big part of my life. Preferably made strong and dark from freshly ground beans and topped off with a bit of milk. I’m not fit to live with without […]

And The Winner

..of the Great Root Beer Taste Test is… Not this one:   This one was ‘butterscotch’ root beer. It tasted just like it sounds; sickly. Dang it, that root beer was almost nasty. These are the varieties I sampled; all new to me: Fitz’s and Faygo were both extremely pleasing, Stewart’s was pleasant enough and […]

What Are Ya At Now* 2

……or W’as Goin’ On Now? #2 To which I reply “Same ole t’ing, maid, same ole t’ing. Makin’ stuff and den eatin’ some of it. Eatin’ a lot of it, to be shore.” Like these Coconut Milk Sweet buns I made yesterday in my thrift store breadmaker using my thrift store breadmaker cookbook.  Big buns. […]

What Are Ya At Now?*

…..or Anyt’ing Goin’ on, or What? So what am I at? Depends on when you ask. If I started listing it could seem like I am doing a lot but if you were to poke your head in the front door, chances are you would find me playing Scrabble on my phone. By the way, […]

Buns

…..or This is Not a Blog About Camping I’m camping at Keji where the internet is unreliable so I will keep this post brief. I wanted some snacks to have with my tea. I don’t know why because I rarely drink tea, even when I am camping. I chose to make raisin buns, the traditional […]

I Loves Sunday Morning

…or Oh Me Arteries. Did I say why I likes Sunday mornings? It is because Sunday for me is Clog Your Arteries Day. Now that butter is off the ‘bad food’ list, bacon can’t be far behind so I am getting a head start. Eggs came off the list a while back. Did they not? […]

Tool of the Week #3

….or Meet My New Chicken Lifters. Once, a long time ago and far far away, while at work, I Googled “lifting techniques” to find some images for a presentation I was giving on how to use good body mechanics. Ha. I hit enter and the screen was flooded with thumbnail photos of boobs in all […]

Old Fashioned Goodness

….or Who Do You Think You’re Foolin’? (rant alert) I spotted this beverage at the fruit and vegie stand. They sell a lot of good stuff there besides the usual oranges and farm fresh eggs; you can buy blackstrap molasses, local honey and Amish cheeses. They had this beverage in a cooler by the counter. […]

Tool of the Week #2

…or No, Not HIM, silly, something much more useful. This week’s chosen tool is the humble melon baller. I have one in all my kitchens cause you never know when you are going to have to make a melon ball or two. It also comes in handy for coring pears: So that you can make a […]