Monday’s Muffin: Orange and Chocolate Chip

July 30, 2012
Kitchenarian Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins

Sous Chef here, back home for the last bit of summer! I had a great experience at my museum internship, but I really lacked the right equipment and stock ingredients to bake while I was away. That being said, ten whole weeks without baking was both gloomy and inspiring! I made up for it by […]

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Blueberry Cornbread

July 28, 2012
Kitchenarian Blueberry Cornbread

It’s Saturday… .. and people are coming and going around here. My oldest son is going fly fishing for the weekend and  Sous Chef is coming home! We are making preparations to head out of town on vacation soon, so I have to make a trip to the library, tidy things up and bake. I […]

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The Northern Neck of Virginia – A Day With Sous Chef

July 26, 2012
Kitchenarian Visits The Northern Neck

I have missed Sous Chef. I miss her sweet face and I miss the delicious goodies that she bakes for all of us. Sous Chef has been gone this summer working as a summer intern at a museum. She has been home a couple of times, but has spent most of her weekends exploring the […]

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Bars

July 24, 2012
Kitchenarian Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

The lazy days of summer…. …. are starting to feel a bit hurried. After the 4th of July, summer always feels like it is on the downward slide and I find myself trying to check off my summer to do list before fall and back to school activities consume all of my attention and summer […]

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How To Use Chopsticks

July 20, 2012
Kitchenarian How To Use Chopsticks

I am sending my second child off to college next month. Hard to imagine, but true. This is my pizza eatin’, lacrosse lovin’, firefightin’ boy. In preparing for his departure, I left two printouts on his desk this week: one was “How To Use Chopsticks” and the other was “How To Tie a Bowtie”. These […]

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Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

July 19, 2012
Kitchenarian Spicy Thai Peanut Sauce

“The secret is in the sauce.” I have heard people say that the difference between preparing foods at home and dining out is often the amazing sauces created in the restaurants. If you can create those sauces at home, you never have to eat out again. Well, I think that while a lot of that […]

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Kahlua Brownies

July 16, 2012
Kitchenarian Kahlua Brownies

I miss vacation. Just a couple of weeks ago our family was away with friends hangin’ out and just relaxing. Today I am sitting at my desk working on three different projects with looming deadlines. I will admit, vacation is a bit more relaxing than it used to be. I remember the days of piling […]

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Kitchenarian Favorites – July 2012 Edition

July 12, 2012
Kitchenarian Favorites July 2012

It’s been a long time since I have shared some of my favorite things with you. I do love shopping – finding beautiful, unique and useful items for the kitchen. I have spent time gathering a combination of products from a small farm in Maine, to a Kansas artisan’s Etsy shop, to my favorite on-line […]

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Glazed Doughnut Ice Cream

July 10, 2012
Kitchenarian Glazed Doughnut Ice Cream

This is so bad, but oh so good. I don’t usually buy doughnuts. It’s not that I don’t like them, but more because they are so bad for you. One doughnut is not too bad, but who can eat just one?? Not me. I might eat the whole box if I had them in the […]

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Asian Slaw

July 6, 2012
Kitchenarian Asian Slaw

Occasionally, I work at The Husband’s office. Sometimes I help him with a few things and sometimes I just need a change of scenery to work on my own writing projects. What does he do, you ask? Well, at home we call him a computer guru, but I guess technically he is a web developer. […]

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