bargain hunting / cookbooks / fatigue / multiple sclerosis / thrift shopping / Yard Sales / yardsales

I Give Up ….

Clover and Cosmo went to daycare yesterday, and I didn’t feel any guilt over spending the morning shopping some mega yardsales.  When we got home yesterday afternoon, they both look as tired as me. Both of them slept on the bed last night, as did I!  And all three of us snored up a storm! I have come to … Continue reading

achovy eclairs / cookbooks / cooking / vintage recipes

Recipe Roadmap No. 1 – Anchovy Eclairs

I recently bought “The Gold Cook Book” by Louis P. De Gouy first published in 1947, mine is the 5th printing from July 1950.  I was intrigued by the book, and I haven’t been disappointed.  The recipes are more a road map to fixing an interesting dish as opposed to being step-by-step instructions.  Our tastes … Continue reading

comfort foods / cookbooks / cooking / cooking challenge / nostalgia / recipes / Uncategorized

I Haven’t Been Cooking Much Because My Teeth Hurt

I am in the middle of major dental work, and I really haven’t felt much like cooking anything that needs chewing.  Kind of lets out a few things, doesn’t it?  I’ve got three more weeks, and then I’m done.  Woohoo!  I plan to start up the weekly cooking challenge after the dentist is through inflicting … Continue reading