Maya’s Macaroni

Maya eats like a little wren. This is a grandma testimonial to the power of unexpected, simple things. After wondering how the little thing stays alive on the morsels she eats, I was shocked to find something she devoured like a wolf. Velveta Macaroni Shells and Cheese. Three minutes in …

Please Stay For Dinner !

“By failing to prepare, one is preparing to fail.” -Benjamin Franklin- journal entry: Here is a GIANT rule.  Keep enough food on hand to prepare for the unexpected.  Not just the unexpected ‘bad times’ but the doorbell guests at dinnertime.   Or  those moments when Grandpa looks around for dinner and …

Ten Minute Trifle

“I’d give up dessert but I’m no quitter.” -Author Unknown- journal entry: Fast and easy are the buzz words.  Ten minutes is good but five is better.  Free is good but ‘not too expensive’ is okay.  That’s what we have here.  Easy, easy, easy and pretty, pretty pretty. Do this: …