Baking, haul

Simple things – new kitchen stuff & snack cake

It obviously does not take very much to make me happy.  Case in point - Saturday I came home from TK Maxx with 2 brand new Cuisinart dish towels and a cookie sheet. In fact, it was Happily Mr. that saw the dish towels, which were on sale for only 3€!  He actually noticed that… Continue reading Simple things – new kitchen stuff & snack cake

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Cleaning

How to remove stains from white dishes

I finally discovered a way to remove dark stains and scratches from some old white dishes that I inherited.  They weren't dirty, just marked from years of use. I tried to photograph the stains, but the camera did not seem to want to focus on it.  This plate in particular was quite bad, brown stain… Continue reading How to remove stains from white dishes

Random, Recipes

How do you keep your recipes?

I have been having a bit of a recipe assembling crisis lately and wonder if there a secret formula that works for storing your recipes and being able to actually find them at a moments notice.  I have always kept my written recipes in a box that I purchased many years ago.  It has always… Continue reading How do you keep your recipes?