Cooking

Remember These Guys…

Well, one of them turned into this –   It’s finally time to harvest some fruit. These were the first two to pop. They became chili last night. Not a new recipe, but one of our favorites. We harvested a total of 24 habaneros. Later these other ones will become […]

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My New Obsession

Years ago, when I fell in love with cooking, I got most of my recipes from the Taste of Home and Taste of Home Quick Cooking magazines.  Every month I would wait for my two magazines and peruse through them for new dishes to make.  And at the end of […]

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2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet).  Third Quarter Edition.

For the full version see my January 16th, 2022 blog, https://dennisamadorcherry.com/writing/2022-goals/ POLISH OFF MY FIRST STEAMPUNK NOVEL: I plan to have this done by Presidents’ Day.  I did it!  I finished it.  Kris and I went through the whole thing line by line.  I got it as ready as I […]

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Busy Weekend

It started Saturday morning at 6:00 am.  I was on kitchen staff at church making breakfast burritos for the woman’s conference the way we make them at the men’s monthly breakfasts.  Hey, women need burritos, too.  Luckily, I’m ¼ Mexican, so I know how to wrap a burrito. After getting […]

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How Thymes Have changed

When Kris and I got married, cooking was kind of a chore.  We didn’t really mind it, but it wasn’t particularly exciting.  We had our favorite dishes, and we would say we should try making something new, but we rarely did. Then we moved from an apartment with a small […]

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This is a test of the Wannabe Broadcast System

Back when Kris and I were in Quattro University, we did a 100-Day challenge where for 100 days we would put up a video on our website.  That was a fun time, trying to come up with something every day.  My favorite part was editing the videos.  Video editing were […]

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2022 Goal Check – First Quarter

Well, it’s the end of the first quarter of 2022.  Time to check on how I’m doing on my goals for the year: 2022 Goals – the expurgated version (the one without the gannet). For the full version see my January 16th, 2022 blog, https://dennisamadorcherry.com/writing/2022-goals/ POLISH OFF MY FIRST STEAMPUNK […]

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My Leafy Babies!

  Back in May of last year, I had some disappointing jalapenos.  First, we went to Topper’s Pizza (my favorite pizza place) and ordered a pizza with jalapenos on it.  The jalapenos were disappointingly not hot.  Then I made a plate of nachos at home and added jalapenos to my […]

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Back to school, part 2

The California Creative Writer’s Conference continued through the week and ended yesterday.  In addition to more great panels, there was an Editor Happy hour.  This was an informal Zoom gathering where attendees could speak and ask questions of editors Deanna Brady, Helga Schier, Stephanie Kelly and literary agent, Steve Hutson.  […]

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Celebrate!

One Hundred blogs – that’s almost two years straight without missing a Sunday.  Although one of them was pretty much, “Too tired from Loscon, more next week.” We started by going to Barnes and Noble and getting a few books we wanted, thanks to a couple of unused Barns and […]

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