Enter the Sandra Lee “Bakeover” Sweepstakes – Win Plenty of Pyrex

Sandra Lee is a well known author of the Semi-Homemade series of cookbooks. Clearly, this is a woman who loves to cook and bake. Pyrex is the name of a brand of glass bakeware, that is durable, affordable, and stain proof. You can enter the Sandra Lee “Kitchen Bakeover” Sweepstakes, and win a whole lot of Pyrex bakeware. Walk into any major bookstore, and you will find several cookbooks by Sandra Lee scattered throughout the cookbook section. Her Semi-Homemade series of cookbooks includes more than one general cookbook, and also several that focus on desserts, slow-cookers, grilling, cooking light, or … Continue reading

Baby Pancakes and Sandwich Faces

This article/blog is really more about parenting and bonding than it is about food. I’ve written before about how I’ve used cooking and food over the years as a way of connecting with my kids and giving us some sort of centralized, bonding experience as a family. A couple weekends ago, I was making the Sunday morning pancakes and one of my nearly grown kids sat down at the kitchen bar and asked if I wouldn’t make her a few baby pancakes too? It has been a couple years since one of them has requested what used to be standard … Continue reading