The Cookery

Minimize waste with a lunchbox spork

Reusable food containers and tools help cut the waste. The spork, that practical spoon-fork-knife combo, isn’t just for kids – but it works well for the lunchbox-toting school crowd. We use sporks for campouts, school lunches and day trips, and the reusable utensils always make the return trip back to a sudsy sink. If you’re packing a lunch, planning a picnic or just …

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Can this flan be saved?

Hits and misses . . . there’s no mistaking this sure miss. Can this flan be saved? For presentation’s sake, little hope rests in recovering the flan.  Can it still be eaten? Around here, of course. Part of it has already been enjoyed at the time of this posting. Looks really aren’t everything.  The flan still delivers, despite disappointment.

Bookmark the Foodie BlogRoll

The Foodie BlogRoll continues to roll with inspiration and energy.  With a small bow to The Leftover Queen and The Foodie Blogroll, here’s a note of appreciation for this diverse collection of food blogs. Check out the site’s 5 Random Blogs. If you’re looking for ideas, answers, menus and more, this well of foodie resources serves it up on …

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Nibble on these crumbs

Guess who’s listening?  This time, it was me.  Overheard at the youth league baseball park (where I’m earning a VIP pass in the bleacher seats), a couple of parents–undoubtedly the primary food managers for their families–moaned over struggles to keep the pantry stocked with worthy food. When I heard that they were running to the store every day for …

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