Joy of Cooking Pancakes


Some nights dinner needs to be easy and be comforting. We are getting ready for some icy, rain, sleet combination tonight. Getting ready means that we pull everyone home and cancel all plans. We have a fire in the fireplace and finding all the candles in the house, just in case. We stopped at the…

Ham and Cheese Quiche


  Tonight’s dinner was a recipe from my trusty old Joy of Cooking cookbook.  This is how I adapted my recipe.  It is more custard like than Quiche like.  No one waited for it to cool before cutting in! This slice was falling apart as it was too warm when we took it out of…

Joy of Cooking Pancakes with Strawberry Sauce


Not a great picture but this kind of sums up the kind of week I have been having. Honestly, sometimes I don’t want to make dinner.  I wait and wait hoping that inspiration, or at least someone else offering to make dinner, will kick in.   That rarely happens in weeks like this.  I have my…