I used to buy at Kroger these potatoes wrapped already to cook in the microwave oven. The potatoes always came out perfectly cooked inside, but the skin, of course, had no crunchy, delicious texture. Today I may start overly large potatoes in the microwave oven, but I always cover them in canola oil, salt, and… Continue reading Potatoes, pot-ah-toes…Hasselback potatoes rock!
I am a member of Influenster.com, a place to discover and review products, that my hairstylist, Angie Burns, told me about two years ago. She knew I liked to review products, so why not receive products to try free of charge? While reviewing for them, I have had three boxes sent my way with complimentary… Continue reading Review for L’Oreal’s Smooth Intense Ultimate Straight collection
Bravo to Tim Curry! I signed on to Facebook and saw that Curry received the Actors Fund Lifetime Achievement Award at the Tony Awards last night, June 7, 2015. Finally! He's one of my favorite actor/villains. I knew he suffered a stroke in 2012 and wondered how he was doing. I was encouraged to hear his… Continue reading Finally! Rare appearance + lifetime achievement award for my favorite “villain”
I love baking competitions. The Great British Bake Off is one of my favorites. I make sure to record it on Think TV/PBS so I can savor each episode. The level of difficulty is pretty high for contestants. That's not to say that baking championships in the U.S. aren't difficult. The British contestants use scales… Continue reading Making my first pavlova