Squirrel for Dinner

Normally, we have gray squirrels visiting our bird feeders in the spring and summer. This year, though, all of our squirrels have been red. They’re a smaller version of the grays but every bit as nimble and pesky. Not only are they able to climb the screens…

Battle of the Snickerdoodles

Pepper wanted to make cookies today. Never mind it was the hottest day of the year – 95 degrees by our thermometer. “What kind do you want to make?” I asked. “Snickerdoodles.” This is usually a safe bet, as they are CPT America’s favorite…

Squirrel Surprise

I’m still deep in the stack of outdated cookbooks I picked up earlier this week at the library’s used book sale. Since I last blogged, I’ve moved on from The Modern Family Cookbook (1943) to The Yankee Cook Book, first published in 1939. My copy is the revised edition,…