Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Black bean patties

Last week we ventured outside our normal dinners for a recipe that Janie found. Black Bean Patties with Corn Relish and Avocado Cream Sauce It looked quite interesting, so a week before we picked up the appropriate groceries. Tim decided … Continue reading

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Happy New Year…and Birthday!

On December 31st, while Janie was driving back from a quick trip to Wooster, Tim picked up some kids’ birthday decorations at Target. Janie has the fortune of sharing her birthday with the last day of the year! So, why … Continue reading

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More Puzzles!

Janie is back at her new hobby, working on a puzzle that we brought back from Illinois. Too bad it is a little bigger than our “puzzle board”.

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Dinner and a drink

We had an enjoyable dinner tonight. Janie found an interesting recipe online several weeks ago that we finally tried: Herbed chicken risotto with carmelized onion. It was time consuming with both carmelizing onion and making risotto (along with simmering then … Continue reading

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One for two in the kitchen

Today Tim decided to do a couple of different things for dinner. An Italian Cheese Bread (basically pizza dough + cheese/seasonings on top) and roasted garlic using a ceramic cooker. The ICB worked out pretty well. Cooked nicely and we … Continue reading

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Columbus Urban Dare

On June 25th we drove over to Columbus, Ohio to do our second Urban Dare of the year. We had fun earlier in the year at the Pittsburgh Urban Dare. In Columbus, we got to check out Janie’s old stomping … Continue reading

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Giant Silkworm Moth!

This evening, Tim noticed a very large moth on the sidewalk in front of our house, which must have gotten knocked down during a brief thunderstorm this afternoon. He picked up the piece of twine it was holding on to … Continue reading

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Sausage, pepper & cornbread skillet pie

We finally got around to using a very nice cast-iron skillet that Janie received as a wedding shower gift. Recently Tim’s Mom came across some skillet recipies in a magazine of hers and mailed them to us. We decided to … Continue reading

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Potato Cakes

We had fun making dinner tonight. It took over 1.5 hours to make potato cakes, from a Mexican cookbook of Tim’s. Potatoes, cheese, egg, salt, jalapenos, cilantro, form up with flour and shallow fry in (canola) oil. Tim did the … Continue reading

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