$100 Giveaway is Extended Until Sunday evening!

Update:  You still have 48 hours to leave a comment to enter our $100 giveaway! (And tell 75 of your closest friends to leave a comment, too.  Good Grief!  Can’t we give away money?)  You have until 5:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, October 26th.  Click here to hop over to our 100th post and leave a comment to [Read On]

Garam Masala Depression Cake

Two weeks ago, Jim and I drove back to Western NY to gather up what was left of our earthly goods (kindly stored in a building at Beccy’s), 14 hours on the road TO New York, and 18 hours back (the rental truck felt happiest popping along at 55 to 60 miles an hour, and [Read On]

My first baby’s first recipe… A flashback.

Here’s another Record-Eagle column from days of yore. 06/12/2006 Foodie with the Family Father influences son’s grilled-chicken recipe   BY REBECCA LINDAMOOD Local columnist   With this beautiful weather comes the beginning of grilling season.   For my family, this means many chickens will go to the great hen house in the sky in order [Read On]

I don’t recommend brushing your hair with a toilet brush.

This column is the perfect illustration of my third born.  He is an enigma.  A cute enigma, but definitely an enigma.     Foodie With Family Slow cookers to the rescue   By Rebecca Lindamood Local columnist Read Rebecca’s past columns here Today, I was working at my computer for five minutes when my 5-year-old, [Read On]

Politics as usual, not-so-strange bed fellows, a ‘thank you’ and an award.

I’ll start with the ‘thank you’.  An overdue ‘thank you’, at that.  Natalie at Hot Garlic was kind enough to bestow an award upon us.  Thank you muchly, Natalie!  We’re blushing.    Does this mean we’re brilliant?   We’d like to pass the award along to some folks who make us hungry every time we [Read On]

Dulce de leche. A tutorial.

Some call it dulce de leche.  Some say cajeta.  Some refer to it as leche quemada.  I call it one of the easiest recipes I  will ever share with you.  While it is undoubtedly time consuming, it couldn’t be simpler to make.  And homemade dulce de leche (and I don’t mean from a can of sweetened, condensed [Read On]

Cold Creamy Zucchini Soup

I am aware that my kids may be the exception here, but they live for vichyssoise.  Seriously.  When we were planting potatoes this summer the kids looked at me blanky until I explained that we could make almost endless vichyssoise and homefries.  That got their attention and they got their hands in the dirt, STAT!  [Read On]

A cheesy giveaway! Curd you participate?

I’ve received quite a bit of email about my “Blessed Are the Cheesemakers” post.  Many people have seen the citric acid in their local markets or health food stores but can’t seem to locate rennet.  I decided, not because I’m altruistic and generous, but because I want everyone to enjoy doing what I enjoy doing [Read On]