Pizza on the Smoker

Pizza on the Smoker

A few months ago I acquired a Camp Chef Woodwind WIFI 36 Pellet Smoker. I cook and bake a lot, but I am not much of a BBQ grill using type of person. I have a serious aversion to using charcoal and many years ago when I wanted to BBQ,...
Pelmeni for Dinner

Pelmeni for Dinner

I recently picked up a bag of pots that someone was getting rid of. Inside the bag was what I though was a metal trivet. After much searching I figured out that it was a pelmeni mold – also referred to as a Russian ravioli maker. I’ve finally gotten around...
Apple Butter

Apple Butter

After my apple picking trip and tasting the freshly baked biscuits with apple butter at the onsite BBQ food truck, I was inspired to make my own apple butter. Earlier this year I decided to jump on the Instant Pot bandwagon and now I’m trying to find uses for it....
Apples, apples, apples

Apples, apples, apples

This is my second time going apple picking and I must say I love this location. The Warwick Valley Winery & Distillery is an amazing location and many of the apples were varieties I had never heard of before – like Sun crisp and winesap. Sun crisp is definitely my...
New to me Sekai bicycle

New to me Sekai bicycle

I was recently gifted a bicycle by someone in my local Buy Nothing group. In a previous post about my Bosch Mixer I mentioned that I am always on the lookout for good deal or great freebie. I’ve also realized that I appreciate good craftsmanship and old things that work...
Pesto!

Pesto!

One of the great joys of mine is being able to create meals with fresh ingredients. I started gardening some years ago and it gives me great joy to be able to harvest fruits and vegetables and enjoy the freshness as I eat them. Growing up in Trinidad it was...
New, yet very old, Bosch Mixer is mine!

New, yet very old, Bosch Mixer is mine!

Great Facebook Marketplace find of a brand new 30+ year old Bosch Mixer. Cleaned up and tested and it works probably just like it would have when it was originally made.
Pasta Making Bonanza!

Pasta Making Bonanza!

I’ve been making pasta, though not as much as I’d like, for the last few months and came across a post on Facebook Marketplace for a pasta drying rack. I reached out to the seller and lo and behold they were selling more than just the rack! The seller was...
Putting my mechanic skills to work

Putting my mechanic skills to work

About a year ago my beloved Ford Explorer gave up on me and after much searching I found a replacement that I absolutely love – a Honda Pilot. The size is comparable to the Explorer and its a dream to drive. Nothing else was even close in size to the...