Making Yogurt

With instant food in short supply i needed to try to make as much of my food from scratch as possible. I bought a yogurt maker and a bread maker. Unfortunately the entire country had a hankering for bread so the bread machines were on back order until the end of august. However, nobody seemed …

My Sister the Seamstress

I had four n95 masks in my possession. I was reusing them and would have to do so until september when the ones i’d bought on back-order were set to arrive. During hot sunny days i locked them in the car and parked in the sun to sterilize them with heat. During overcast days i …

Stimulus Check Arrives!

I had a running balance on my credit card, for the first time in my life. I knew it was the right decision to make for my little family at the time but it left a lump in my throat and a weight on my chest to know that i had outstanding debts that i …

Quarantine Kitchen

Food became less about flavor and more about sustenance for me. I had a little over a cup of cashews left in my freezer and i used the last of them to make a “cheese” sauce to go over the gluten-free pizza crust my sister had put in her suitcase and flown to me when …

March 9

March 9. I was on my way to town, headed to the health foods grocery store to pick up some immune support items. I started to feel short of breath. It felt like regular tree pollen allergies while i was sitting there in the car so i didn’t think anything of it. By the time …