The World’s Easiest Fudge Sauce

I am all about doing really simple, but really impressive, things in the kitchen. And so it was that I discovered that you can serve pretty much the world’s crappiest ice cream, and if you top it with homemade fudge sauce, you are a culinary wizard in the eyes of your friends and family. Read More The World’s Easiest Fudge Sauce

Dining Out: My Favorite Luxury

I have read more than my share of financial advice. And amid other important factors such as “earn more money” or “invest that money” is the all-important “spend less money.” In these past several lean years, I’ve gotten pretty good at cutting back costs and expenses. But one thing I can’t seem to quit is going out to eat. Read More Dining Out: My Favorite Luxury

When Your Basil Plant Becomes a Basil Tree

I planted a couple of little basil leaves in a pot last summer, and with my help, this medium-sized plant managed to survive, if not quite thrive, indoors during the winter. Upon being moved outdoors and into a nice, large planter, the basil plant proceeded to explode to a size I never expected. Read More When Your Basil Plant Becomes a Basil Tree

Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

I’ll just say upfront that I’ve been in super chocolate-and-peanut-butter craving mode lately. Hence, when the time came to write a food post this week, I whipped out my Hershey’s cookbook and tried to think of something yummy to share with y’all. Read More Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Make Your Own Juice

I’ve mentioned before that the spouse and I got a juicer for Christmas and that we kind of stared at it with our heads tilted like confused puppies, wondering what to do with it. Read More Make Your Own Juice