homemade Archive

  • Open-Face Pizza

    Open-Face Pizza

    After a crazy day at work for both of us, neither of us wanted to spend too much time on our feet in the kitchen, but we were still hungry. Ordering pizza from one of our numerous pizza places was tossed out, but a decision on where and what couldn’t be reached. Instead, I went [...]

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  • Mint Ice Cream Recipe Review

    Mint Ice Cream Recipe Review

    We planted mint in our garden last year and quickly learned how delicious, and invasive, it can be. Fresh mint smells great and, let’s face it, who doesn’t like picking fresh mint from their garden for mojitos in the summer? We haven’t made ice cream in quite some time. In fact, it has been almost [...]

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  • Mac ‘n cheese with bacon

    Mac ‘n cheese with bacon

    Homemade macaroni and cheese is an easy, delicious dish. I made a great combination last night and thought I would share the recipe I created. Ingredients needed for four servings: Pasta (half box) 2 T. unsalted butter 2 T. all-purpose flour 1 C. milk 10-12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese Chives Bacon Parmesan cheese Bread crumbs [...]

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  • Ravioli in our house

    Ravioli in our house

    Yesterday we made homemade pasta and stuffed the tasty ravioli with two different mixtures – ricotta and bacon and ricotta and chive. The ricotta and chive mixture was met with some skepticism on Bryan’s part, but turned out quite delicious. We cooked a few of each and topped them with one of the best mornay [...]

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