2016 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

It’s time to close out another 12 Days of Oscar.  The 88th Academy Awards ceremony will air tonight hosted by Chris Rock, from the Dolby Theater in Hollywood.  This year’s awards are laden with criticism concerning the lack of diversity among this year’s nominees.  Several of Hollywood’s elite are boycotting this year’s awards, while several … More 2016 Twelve Days of Oscar Roundup

Chicken Shawarma

The next film in this year’s 12 Days of Oscar is the 2012 film The Avengers.  Marvel Comics superheroes Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk, Black Widow, and Thor are recruited by peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Nick Fury to stop Thor’s brother Loki from controlling earth.  The Avengers become divided over how to handle Loki, and … More Chicken Shawarma

Potato Hot Dog Buns

I still get funny looks when I tell people I make all of our bread.  Then the assumption arises that I make sandwich bread once a week and that’s it.  That’s how it started, that I wasn’t going to buy and waste store-bought sandwich bread anymore when we owned a perfectly good stand mixer (oh, … More Potato Hot Dog Buns

Marble Rye Bread

No matter how small of a ham I’m able to find, if I’m serving just the four (or sometimes just the two) of us there is going to be leftover ham.  It’s nice to cook once and eat twice (or more), so if I’m planning ham for one night, I plan what to do with … More Marble Rye Bread