Cooking From Scratch : How To Shop

My wonderful other half has returned from Canada, and appears to have lost our camera.  Now, I love him anyway, with camera or without (not to mention the fact that he’d bought me a really fancy large bottle of Canadian maple syrup and a box of maple fudge – fudge which I will have to try to replicate at home.  I must, for I am … Continue reading Cooking From Scratch : How To Shop

Cooking From Scratch : The Mt. Everest of Tradition

While thinking about the subject of people (not) preparing food at home, and in order to figure out what it is that they are (or are not) cooking, I have, of necessity, had to consider what it is that people view as home cooking.  In order to understand why the people in a majority reject the idea, it is important to understand what it is … Continue reading Cooking From Scratch : The Mt. Everest of Tradition

Cooking From Scratch : About That Fish Soup Mom Used To Make

And so we come to the first thing people think of when they think of cooking from scratch (or why they aren’t doing it, more importantly) – provided, of course, that their parents or grandparents ever did so.  I have almost made the blithe generalisation that of course they did, but at least in the case of parents, I realise, that is not at all necessarily … Continue reading Cooking From Scratch : About That Fish Soup Mom Used To Make