I am excited to write about all things I am passionate about...and some, well, that I may not be passionate about. But all things are happening in this LIFE. And, I want to document and have accountablity to living life with intention. And so it goes...

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Oh no...my first BLOG CRITIC!!!

To the credit of my very first critic... (keep in mind I started this blog a little over 12 hrs ago--what in the world???) this critic IS a very good friend of mine. So, I should be able to handle the construction of this criticism, right? RIGHT!! You bet I can...
And therefore, I have changed the overall "look" of my blog to make it more "interesting" as it was "pretty boring" originally. I concur with you, my critic, and so it has changed to a pretty pink instead of black. Also, you will find a 5 Star Rating System included with each recipe posted. Can you guess who the 5 stars are??? As you can see from the recipes posted, the cinnamon rolls were a hit. The tomato soup did farely well with only one frowning star. Other ideas for a more interesting blog? Feel free to contact me, although I may be quite busy in the kitchen...

On the cooking side of things today, I should be baking and keeping my house warm since it is blowing negative temperatures across our little town...but instead I have wasted time on this computer trying to be computer saavy, which I. AM. NOT. Like some of you, I am waiting for the call to make pies for a funeral we have in church this Saturday. And guess what?? There is a recipe for pie dough that one of my friends said is really good. So, I am going to get a head start on my pies and make this one. This crust actually is supposed to be frozen prior to using and looks really good. I will keep you posted on how it turns out.

***Disclaimer to my mother (the best cook I know who is not named Pioneer Woman)---your pie crust recipe is really good too, but I feel forced to try this recipe! ***

Due to the funeral on Saturday, our plans have changed. My girls have a basketball game that morning and we were planning a big brunch afterwards which included a recipe out of PW's recipe book Aunt Edna's Sour Cream Pancakes.---- THIS RECIPE IS NOT ON HER WEBSITE!!!! I repeat, NOT ON HER WEBSITE!!! So check your cookbook if you have one...and if you don't, you REALLY need to get one ASAP.----

So, since part of our brunch crowd will be at the funeral, we are changing our get together until the evening and decided that the brunch menu should be changed to a "suppery" type menu. Because I was so looking forward to trying that new recipe, paired with the fact that we only have 1/4 cup of milk in our house at this exact moment, and that it is blowing negative temperatures across our town as I write, WE will be eating BRUNCH for supper TONIGHT!! So stay tuned...I'll let you know how the sour cream pancakes turned out. How will I make pancakes for a family of 6 with just a 1/4 cup of milk, you ask? With the sour cream in this recipe---NO MILK!!! Seriously, this will be very interesting. There's only 7 Tablespoons of flour in them also. I hope they don't taste "too eggy" because I will not be able to handle that. We'll see what the food critics think---smiley or frowny???



4 comments:

Dawn said...

WOW! I think your blog is looking great! You are rockin' pioneer woman recipes!! btw--her cookbook is only $8 on amazon currently :)

Steph said...

WOW! That is a bargain!! Do you have her cookbook?

Dawn said...

yes!! I love it...I am doing the same thing, everytime I go to the grocery store I pick my week's meals from the cookbook. I have tried several of her recipes online but there are a bunch I have never seen on her blog in the book. I really wanted to get my book signed(I know I am a nerd) but both times she was here in OKC my boys had programs at school...it was a tough call but I had to chose my kiddos :)

lundryk said...

I made the perfect pie crust a few weeks ago and it was frozen for about 2 days before I used it and it turned out great! P.S. the blog looks fantastic, I think this was a great idea!

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