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Merry Christmas from Dish Ditty

Merry Christmas from Dish Ditty

The year has gone by so fast, I can’t believe it is almost Christmas.  As I plan this year’s Christmas, I thought I would reflect on my families Christmas traditions. Like most families, our traditions have evolved as our family has grown and changed.  It used to be that my mom, an organist, and my […]

Use a rolling pin to chop your nuts.

Chopped nuts

I was making cookies with friends for Christmas when the power went out.  We had so many cookies to make, so we just started measuring and prepping so we would be ready to mix and bake when the power came back on.  I needed chopped nuts, but I couldn’t use the electric food processor.  So, […]

Eliza makes Pumpkin Ice Cream

Eliza Makes Pumpkin Ice Cream

These are my favorite cooking videos. Creative and fun.  Joey and Eliza are a creative and talented couple who definitely know how to have fun. In this latest installment, Eliza shows us how to make Pumpkin Ice Cream.  

How to make the perfect hard boiled eggs

The perfect boiled eggs

Such a basic thing, boiling an egg.  Sounds as easy as boiling water, but there are a couple tricks that you can do to make the perfect boiled egg. Easy peeling Just add 1 Tablespoon of vinegar to the water. I’m not sure of the science behind this, but it does make it easier to […]

Cork stuck in your wine?

Wine cork help

Have you ever accidentally pushed the wine cork into the bottle instead of pulling it out? The problem is that it’s hard to pour the wine with the cork stuck in there. Just put a chopstick in the wine bottle. It’ll prevent the cork from sticking into the neck of the bottle when you’re trying […]

Chicken & Apple Sausage Stuffing

Chicken & Apple Sausage Stuffing

I have a picky husband.  He doesn’t like mushrooms (boo), celery (boo) or gizzards (double boo). So, I had to come up with a stuffing that he liked for our Thanksgiving feasts.  This is a little unconventional in some ways, but in other ways is very traditional.  If you have a picky eater who loves […]

Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

Coconut Cream Pie

Rich, creamy, coconut. I love coconut cream pie! I will eventually post my grandma’s recipe (when I can find it), but this is one that I put together after doing a little research trying to find my grandma’s recipe. I prefer whipped cream on top, my grandma used the whites and did a baked meringue […]

Chinese BBQ Pork Wonton Noodle Soup Recipe

Chinese BBQ Pork Wonton Noodle Soup

I love making my own Chinese soups at home.  It is so easy to just whip up some Chinese soup of almost any kind that it is one of my favorite winter weeknight meals.  This is a classic restaurant style soup that your family will love.  Use this recipe as is, or modify it to […]