Cooking with Fractions {Free Printable}

Is your child struggling with learning fractions?  Many students do.  Sometimes, fractions are kryptonite for students.  They just don’t like them.  But I’ve found that the more practice they have with fractions, the easier the concept is for them to understand. During the first year that I taught, my students struggled with fractions.  This made Continue reading


I Actually Cooked For Christmas Part 4

This is the final part in this series.  I’ve actually come up with recipes and found myself in foreign territory this month:  in the kitchen!  It’s been challenging, but fun.  And I must admit, I’ve impressed myself. For this week’s recipe, I didn’t actually cook.  I wanted to, had grand intentions to.  But my allergies Continue reading


I Actually Cooked For Christmas Part 3

Browned butter has become very popular these days.  I’ve seen several recipes that include it, especially pastries.  I thought about how I could incorporate browned butter in a recipe.  And I came up with an easy and tasty dish. The recipe this week is Angel Hair Pasta with Browned Butter and Pecans.  What I like Continue reading


5 Irritating Aspects of Cooking Shows

I love to eat.  But cooking, not so much.  It’s not that I can’t cook.  I just prefer not to.  But I do enjoy watching cooking shows and cooking competitions. I watch almost every cooking competition there is:  MasterChef, MasterChef Junior, Cupcake Wars, Top Chef, Hell’s Kitchen, Chopped, Throwdown with Bobby Flay and more.  I Continue reading