I like scones. I just do. I like them as much as I like cheesecakes because once you have the basic recipe down you can do just about anything with it and it will turn out right. Foundational recipes just keep me looking good, you know? Sort of like red. I know that no matter what is going on in my life I can put on red lipstick, red nail polish, or a red sweater and the world will suddenly be a better place. Continue reading
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Featured on Blogger’s Cook BA, Sept 2012
When I saw this No Bake S’mores pie recipe it immediately whisked me back to the late 1960s and the weekend camping trips that were a major part of my life at that time.
Camping was something that we did a lot when I was a kid. Living just outside of Philadelphia in the 1960s meant that there were lots of wooded areas and campgrounds close by. I don’t know how it is now, but in 1967 Pennsylvania was still full of wilderness areas. My parents had an old Airstream trailer and Mom would get it packed up on Friday so we could leave for parts unknown as soon as Dad got home from work.
July has been one of the busiest, worst, most stressful, hellacious, defeating months on record in this house. It seemed like we moved from problem to problem and drama to drama until here we are, the last day of the month, and everything is caught up, all my deadlines are met, bills are paid, and all is right with the world…finally.
Have you had months like that?
Here’s the thing. Everything that is stressing you out all month long is almost always fixed, handled, or dealt with by the end of the month. Continue reading