Recipe Testing: Zucchini Brownies 

I really wanted a brownie for breakfast. I needed to use up some zucchini from my garden.     So I made the zucchini brownies from Crazy for Crust. They were amazing. I made mine with 1/4 c. of brown sugar instead of the specified white sugar. I like my chocolate dark and only sort of sweet.  I skipped the icing on the main batch, but did add it to a few individual slices. My son declared it very tasty. I’m not an icing person. He is. There is compromise in life.  I put my serving in my yellow fix container. We … Continue reading Recipe Testing: Zucchini Brownies 

Review: Nature Box “Free Box”

 A few months ago my son Billy came running up the stairs asking if he could use my credit card to get a free Nature Box. All we had to pay was $5 shipping. We’re Canadians. “Free” offers always include extra shipping. One of his favourite YouTubers Smosh had included a thank-you to NaureBox for supporting Smosh Games and Billy thought the boxes looked tasty. We made sure to use the link and ordered our box. The process was very easy. We were asked about our allergies and dietary restrictions. Gave our name and address. Payment Information. A few weeks later it came. … Continue reading Review: Nature Box “Free Box”

Kitchen Scrap Gardening: Potatoes

   Short version If you find a potato, yam, or sweet potato that has eyes that have started to grow here is a great way to turn them into more food.  Cut a chunk of potato with an eye, the knobby bit on a potato usually in a dimple. I find about 1″ square or a small whole potato is enough.  Let it dry for about 8 hours.  Plant 4″ deep or so with at least 4″ under it.  Indoors, on a patio, or other limited space a potato sack and dirt works well to grow in.  Indoors you can … Continue reading Kitchen Scrap Gardening: Potatoes