My fantastic funnel

kuchenprofi funnel

I know that’s sort of high praise for a lowly funnel, but I really do love mine. I use it nearly every week when I’m making yogurt, and lately, I’ve been using it to fill jars with applesauce. I used to have a flimsy plastic funnel with a snipped-off end, so last Christmas, I put […]

Freezing Peaches

how to freeze peaches

After I posted about my $10 box of peaches and mentioned I was freezing some of them, many of you wrote to ask how I do that. I’ve been trying to keep up with responding to your emails, but then I thought it might just make more sense to post about it! I don’t do […]

A kitchen photo dump


We had a Kitchen Happenings post just a few weeks ago, but I have more photos, and they must be shared. Because it’s no fun to keep photos to yourself! I’ve been on a quest to add more and more vegetables to our diet (because they are both cheap and nutritious, which makes Kristen happy.), […]

Kitchen Happenings (the equation edition)

homemade chicken broth

Every now and then, I share bits and pieces of what happens in my kitchen. Because the kitchen is where a lot of frugality goes on. Scraps + Water + Heat = Liquid Gold (Ok, maybe it’s not gold, but it IS yellow.) I’ve become slightly obsessed with making my own chicken broth. It’s very […]

Kitchen Happenings


If you visited, you might see: Pizza Daily stacks of schoolwork waiting for correction Roasted carrots (which Sonia and I can polish off in a jiffy.) Baking with Lisey Watercolors People using those watercolors Imitations of Georgia O’Keefe’s watercolor paintings A stack of whole wheat pancakes…. ….waiting to be eaten. Oranges, sliced, “Grandpa’s way.” (This […]

Kitchen Happenings


I thought it might be fun to take a little break from the Christmas series today and show you a little bit of what I’ve been up to in the kitchen. -Mustard-glazed chicken. -Milk (for homemade yogurt) on the left, apples (for applesauce) on the right. -My new, very fabulous ladle, which turns out to […]