Seasoned roasted potato wedges

These days I'm on the lookout for new, delicious ways to prepare a bunch of russet potatoes. This recipe for Oven Potato Wedges from was a big hit. Most of them went in the freezer for future meals, and I don't know how well they'll reheat yet, but I'm optimistic. The fresh ones were delicious, mostly… Continue reading Seasoned roasted potato wedges

What I’m doing with 10 pounds of Russet potatoes

I could not pass up the seasonal 10-pounds-for-$.87 sale. Even though last year I swore I wouldn't do it again because most of the potatoes went bad long before we could eat them. But this Fall I have a new plan: freezing. I broke that 10-pound bag into a few groups: 4 to bake and… Continue reading What I’m doing with 10 pounds of Russet potatoes

Easy Lentil Soup with Carrots, Celery, and Tomato

Easy lentil soup with carrots, celery, and tomato

One of my big grocery store weaknesses is the bulk section at Winco. (The other big one is cheese.) So with some impulse-buy French green lentils in my pantry, I needed to figure out what to make with…French green lentils. I also wanted to use up some diced carrot and celery, making this Easy Lentil Soup recipe sound like a great… Continue reading Easy Lentil Soup with Carrots, Celery, and Tomato

DIY spool and bobbin rack for thread

thread spool and bobbin rack

My thread and bobbins have been sitting on my work table for awhile now, and every time I bump them they go clanging all over the place. I don't have a ton of thread spools, but there are enough that it's become cumbersome to just have them sitting out. I didn't feel like buying a… Continue reading DIY spool and bobbin rack for thread