Leftovers for Breakfast Pie

August 6, 2012

I suppose technically, this is a quiche, since it involves eggs and leftover bits and pieces. But I like pie. Mmmm, pie. Since my stovetop is currently unreliable for simmering, I’ve started baking for breakfast. Or more accurately, baking ahead of breakfast and reheating. Pies are easy to reheat — plop a slice or two […]


Got cranberry sauce? Make muffins!

December 1, 2010

I love cranberry sauce, but Uncle Pasto, who is a supertaster, basically can’t eat more than a bite of it before declaring it “too sour”. He likes cranberry bread, though. So when I brought home two cups of the family cranberry sauce, I knew I’d have to do something with it, rather than just serve […]


As promised, a brisket update

July 8, 2010

General verdict: tasty! Specific verdict: Uncle Pasto and I need a bit more learning on how to control a smoker fire. No no no — nothing bad happened. We were using the charcoal from the bottom of the bag, and it seems the smaller pieces burn hotter than the larger ones. We had a hard […]