Month: January 2013

The Science of Cooking

I am a bit of a nerd. Yes, I am. Science fascinates me and it always has. Lots of scientific fun can be found in the kitchen. Every time you cook or bake it’s one big chemical reaction. So, I was pretty excited when I found the book, On Food and Cooking:The Science and Lore …

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Lemon Ginger Chicken Soup

 It’s that time of year, when sniffling, sneezing, and sore throats are not uncommon. The weather has been wacky here in the southeast. We keep going from wearing our winter coats to being able to wear short sleeve shirts and back again. There is nothing like a hot, steaming bowl of chicken soup when you’re …

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Happy Birthday!

I recently took on a project of great importance. Well, it was of great importance for me. My daughter’s birthday is several days after Christmas and a couple of days before New Year’s Eve and Day, so we have her big party in January. This year it was a Cat in the Hat birthday party. …

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!!! We are over two weeks into the New Year and I still can’t believe that it’s 2013. At the end of an old year and the beginning of the new one we tend to do a lot of reflecting on the events of the past and our goals for the future. I …

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