Giveaway: Sunset 6 Ingredients Or Less Cookbook

June 26, 2013 by  
Filed under Dinky Manor, Noted

One of my continuously unfulfilled goals has been to organize my recipe library. So far, I have never been able to keep my loose recipes organized in a searchable fashion. I am forever calling my mother to get her recipe for such-and-such to the point that when I call just to talk to her (and […]

Giveaway: William-Sonoma Gifts From The Kitchen

June 19, 2013 by  
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This week I am giving away a copy of Gifts from the Kitchen (Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library) a cookbook written by Kristine Kidd. The book contains 50 recipes including: Cranberry-Almond Biscotti, Lemon Spice Olives, Double-Chocolate and Orange Truffles, Vanilla Bean Caramels, Blueberry-Orange Marmalade, and Cappuccino Fudge Sauce. In my old house, that is now my rental […]

DIY Computer Accessories

June 18, 2013 by  
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As of Sunday nght, my computer eyboard decded that t no longer wants me to use the letters commonly pronounced as “eye” and “cay” n any typed correspondence. Sadly, wasn’t surprsed by ths at all. My computer always breas when ‘m tryng to save money. My computer lkes to eep me poor and afrad. was […]

Giveaway: “Stuff Your Face Or Face Your Stuff” by Dorothy From Hoarders

June 15, 2013 by  
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My New Year’s Resolution for 2013 is “More Money, Less Dusting.” To that end I’m trying to remove 3650 items (a.k.a Get Rid Of 10 Things A Day) from my house by December 31st. As of today, I’m stuck on item #587. 2013 is more than halfway done, and alas, I have yet to achieve […]

Barley, Leek, & Parsley Salad With Salt Preserved Lemons

June 11, 2013 by  
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I never know what to do with leeks. So when I get them in my CSA farm box, the leeks just end up hanging around in my fridge for weeks, stinking up the joint. I mean, outside of RenFaire and books about dragons and the Black Plague, when do you even hear about people eating […]