In my kitchen

Today’s post is a fun one. No more deep thoughts on this sunny (if rather chilly) early winter day. As temperatures drop, I tend to spend more time working in the kitchen. I found this kitchen post over at The Mennonbrarian at homesteadblogger. It seemed like fun so I’m giving you a similar tour of my kitchen.

Welcome to my Kitchen

1. Do you have magnets on your fridge? yes. An eclectic mix. Mostly ones left behind by tenants although a few treasured keepsakes or kid gifts. All useful for holding up all our papers.

2. Do you have a calendar in your kitchen, if so, what’s the theme of it? We have a wildlife calendar from World Wildlife Foundation.

3. What is your favorite kitchen gadget or tool? Either a rolling pin or grater.

4. Are you lucky enough to have a pantry of some kind? yes, above our stairs are many deep shelves.

5.What is your favorite appliance? My bread machine

6. Do you have an eat in kitchen (table in it)? A counter with chairs. We have a nice table in the living room when we have guests.

7.Do you have a bread box? No.

8. Do you have a picture of your kids on the fridge? No

9. Do you ever cook breakfast in your PJs? Yes.

10. Do you have a favorite cookbook that you use? More with Less and a family cookbook called Made with Love

11. Are you lucky enough to have recipes that were passed down from your mom or grandma? Yes.

12. What’s your favorite food? macaroni & cheese


13. What’s your favorite thing to cook? casseroles

14. Is your coffee pot electric or stove top? We don’t drink coffee.

15. Do you ever make your own bread?  Most of our bread is homemade in the bread machine or occasionally by hand.

16. Name one thing that you have hanging on your wall in your kitchen. A picture of sled dogs

17. Is there a clock in your kitchen? Two. One digital on the stove. The other battery with a face by the wood stove.

18. Do you have a bowl of fruit sitting on your table or counter? When the bag gets empty. Usually we just have big bags of fruit on the counter

19. What type of canisters do you have? Plastic cereal keepers with oatmeal, wheat, and powdered milk.

20. Does your kitchen have a theme? No

21. What’s for supper tonight? Meatloaf and stir-fry vegetables with rice

22. Do you have enough cabinet space? Almost.

23. Does your family use paper plates? Not unless on a picnic.

24. Do you have a good set of china packed up? My husband has a nice set for festive occasions and we have good old Coral Ware for everyday use.

25. Do you wear an apron to work in your kitchen? Yes. When doing dishes, baking, or something else messy.

26. Name one thing, if anything, that you would like to change about your kitchen. Get rid of the dishwasher Then turn that space into a dry goods storage for bulk milk powder, flour, oatmeal, etc. And we really need new flooring.

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