Archive | January, 2009

29 January 2009 ~ 2 Comments

Creamed Peas Recipe

Today’s post is all about comfort foods!  You know the ones – Mom always made them for you, and you still find comfort in the very thought of them?  Mac n’ Cheese, Mom’s Meatloaf, Turkey Stew…ah, now you’re getting the picture! For me, it’s Creamed Peas!  Yes, I know – I’m strange, but this was […]

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26 January 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Easy Crock-Pot Roast Beef Recipe

This makes a wonderful winters meal, and it is so easy, anyone could make it in minutes! Easy Crock-Pot Roast Beef Recipe 1 medium roast of beef 4 Cups of Water 1 Packet of Ontion Soup Mix 3 TBSP Flour Place roast in crock pot, cover with onion soup mix, and water.  Turn to high, […]

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22 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Great Kitchen Tips

Image via Wikipedia I had no idea what I was going to write about tonight, as my mind is so totally on *lampworking* right now, I can’t think of much else, let alone coming up with an interesting recipe du jour. A friend just e-mailed a great list of household tips and tricks, so I […]

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21 January 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Cat Can Bead

My Newest Hobby – Lampwork Bead-Making! As many of you know from reading my blog regularily, and knowing me personally, I love all sorts of crafts, but especially beads!  So, I have just registered catcanbead.com and will devote this new site to information and how-to’s on beading, jewelry, lampworking (my newest hobby and obsession) and […]

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14 January 2009 ~ 1 Comment

Recipes for Pets

Pets are on my mind today, and so I thought it only fitting that I should post a few recipes for our furred, feathered and finned friends!  Well, maybe not finned…who makes fish treats? Here are a collection of pet-friendly treat recipes sure to please the finickiest feline, the complicated canine and the craziest Cockatiel […]

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12 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Chili Recipe

I have several recipes I’ve invented for chili over the years, I tend to just add in this and that as I find things in the fridge and cupboard. I think one of my favorite chili’s,  was the one I made tonight. Easy, low fat, great tasting…the perfect meal at the end of a busy […]

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09 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Butternut Squash Soup

Joanne’s Butternut Squash Soup 2 butternut squash, seeded, and roasted until squishy 1/2 onion, small dice 1/2 carrot, small dice 2 potatoes, small dice 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon coriander 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tetra pack veggie stock *cream, to taste 2 tablespoons brown sugar Saute until tender.  Add diced potatoes.  Saute 2 minutes.  Add […]

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08 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Fat Free Cheesecake

Cheesecake is my Kryptonite.  There – I admit it. I’ve been known to frequent a certian local restaurant for a great big slice of the delicious cheesecake they make, and let me tell you, I’ve eaten a lot of cheesecake in my time, but thiers is by far the BEST! I have to admit however, […]

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06 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Eat Breakfast!

Image via Wikipedia Have you ever heard the old adage “Eat like a King for Breakfast, a Prince for Lunch and a Pauper for Dinner”?  If you think about it, it really does make sense. In case you missed the point, it’s basically saying that as the day progresses, meals should get progressivley lighter.  Afterall, […]

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06 January 2009 ~ 3 Comments

Crock Pot Macaroni and Cheese

Okay, I know I am following my previous *healthy* post with one that is *not-so-healthy* but c’mon people, doesn’t macaroni and cheese sound super yummy right about now? Depending on where in the world you are, winter takes on different meanings, but here in Canada, it’s COLD! So, here’s a great crock pot recipe for […]

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