Itty bitty kitchen…

Our apartment is fairly large… OK, it’s freakin’ big. Except for one room… the kitchen. The space itself is small, made to feel even smaller by a really bad layout. Had the rest of the place not been so ab-so-lute-ly perfect, the kitchen would have been a serious sticking point. The sink and dishwasher are…

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A loaf by any other name… Or… Bread machine vs. by hand (Part 2)

OK, no denying, the machine takes less effort – quelle surprise! I can get my bread machine “loaded” in about 5 minutes. The only responsibility I have after that is to be around about 3 hours later to yank the bread out. OK, it’s easy. And it’s fast. But… 30 minutes of labor, including clean…

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A loaf by any other name… Or… Bread machine vs. by hand (part 1)

This is the kind of day I’ve been having… I completed this post… posted it.. and in attempting to update it – deleted it. Whoops… So here goes the rewrite.. I have a dear friend who loves his bread machine, swears by it. Even I have fallen prey to the ease of the silly thing:…

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I don’t care how many cabinets I have…AKA: gadgets you won’t find wasting my counter space

Yea, alright, so we all know I’m a sucker for kitchen goodies. And we all know I am the happy owner of a kitchen that actually has more than enough cabinet and counter space. Yes, such a thing does exist! That does not, however, mean I am going to clutter it up with tons of…

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A man in the kitchen!

Alright, so I’m easily amused… Or maybe it’s that I’m easily pleased… After living with the guy for over a year, you’d think I’d be used to it by now… But I’m not… I spent too many years doing it all – working, handling all the cooking, cleaning, etc, etc, etc… I still just can’t…

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