Cucumber Tomato Salad


1. Peel and chop up a cucumber. 2. Dice a tomato 3. Season with salt and pepper (and lime if you have) 4. Add some greek cheese 5. Mix it all around and enjoy! Check out what other moms are cooking for Tasty Tuesdays!

March 9, 2010

Why is Fish not meat?


Circle the letter of the one that does not belong: Cow Chicken Pig Lamb Fish Every year during Lent, I hear the same question from Catholics and non-Catholics alike in regards to our abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday the Fridays of Lent: “What about fish, eggs and other animal products? I’ve never really been […]

March 5, 2010

Peanut Butter


I used to hate peanut butter so much I told people I was allergic to it. I think I actually believed myself! But when I tried some freshly ground peanut butter at our local natural food store, my allergy suddenly was gone! My brother and his wife told me they make their own peanut butter […]

March 2, 2010

Cottage Cheese-Filled Pancakes with Vanilla-Sugared Sauce


In the discussion following the Simply Perfect Pancake post, some of us declared our love for cottage cheese with pancakes. So here’s another wonderful recipe I adapted from one in the King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion. Their recipe uses ricotta cheese, nutmeg, and some lemon zest. I used cottage cheese and cinnamon because out of […]

February 23, 2010

Oatmeal, Chocolate Chip, and Pecan Cookies


My brother’s wife filled our tummies with these delicious Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies at Christmas. I’d been dreaming about them ever since and finally decided to make them! I also wanted to share a tip from my King Arthur Flour Baker’s Companion on how to keep cookies soft. “To keep chew cookies soft, cover the […]

February 16, 2010