Having a Ball Making Ice Cream!

Not exactly gourmet, but certainly delicious, is the homemade ice cream you can make with a pretty novel little gadget I call the Ice Cream Ball. It’s actually called the Play N Freeze Ice Cream Maker and it is sold by UCO. I got this great tool from my son for Christmas a few years [...]

Weekend Gourmet's 10 Favorite Kitchen Things

Post Christmas … I hope you had a wonderful time with family and friends and I hope Santa brought everyone lots of nice things for your kitchen!!

I was fortunate enough to recieve some great items from my dear husband and son. A cookbook, the quintessential Julia Child volume: Mastering the Art of French Cooking. Wonder [...]

A Gas Shortage

This last week has been a challenge. A gas pipe broke in my garage and, as result, we have been without gas for about 5 days now. Needless to say, this is an inconvenience — having no hot water, oven, stove or clothes dryer.

Cold showers have been a bear. And I had to temporarily give [...]