Posts Tagged ‘ microwave ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Still No Oven

Waiting for Appliance Delivery The bad news: my oven still looks like this:   The good news: if the appliance gods smile favorably upon me, I should have a new one by next Thursday. What do I miss the most? The microwave. I never realized how much I relied on it for dumb stuff. Last […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Marshmallow Crispy Treats

Did you know that you can make those yummy, addictive marshmallow crispy treats without the usual cereal in the blue box? It’s true! I’ve made them with all kinds of light, crunchy cereals, but the most aesthetically lovely of all is Gorilla Munch. [As a comedy aside, the Tiny Kitchen Assistant refers to these as […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Babe Ruth Bars

There I was, the morning before my first-ever cookie extravaganza blowout. I had promised a dozen varieties but had made only 11. I was tired, sick of baking, and low on ingredients. That’s when I found this no-bake bar. I figured that it would just be a quick way to hit my goal of 12. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Acorn Squash

As a kid, I never ate squash. My mother relied heavily on bags of frozen vegetables, and fresh squash just wasn’t on the menu. Imagine the surprise of my adult self when I discovered that I actually liked it. Acorn squash is plentiful, cheap and tasty. There are two primary cooking methods: baking and microwaving. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Quick Dessert: Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Sometimes you need a quick dessert that doesn’t look like you just went to Safeway and bought the $2.99 box of chocolate chip cookies. Behold: chocolate-covered strawberries. I’ve never known anyone that wasn’t impressed by them. Why use the store-bought stuff instead of melting your own chocolate at home? The packaged stuff contains mysterious ingredients […] Read More