Fruit Juice Tapioca

Fruit Juice Tapioca, A Free Food

This is a simple and delicious tapioca recipe that is made from the juice from canned fruit.  Since people often throw away the juice that their fruit is packed in, I consider this a free food that you can transform into something delicious.    This Tapioca, which contains no milk, is easy to make and will please even the pickiest eater in your house.  Food Critic enjoys this, and he’s known to be very critical.   (There’s a reason we call him Food Critic.) Everyone I know is always complaining about how expensive it is to buy groceries.  I know that […]

Dessert–As Easy as 1-2-3

Sometimes, things don’t go as you plan in the kitchen.  At least, that’s what happens at my house.  Take the bananas that no one ate.  Warmer weather means a shorter shelf life for the bananas, and I am less ambitious in the kitchen the warmer it gets.  As a result, I found myself procrastinating as the bananas passed the point where someone would eat them, then they passed the point where I could use them in banana pudding. Finally, they were beyond even an ingredient in a smoothie.  We had arrived at D-day.  D stands for decision.  I had to […]

eating trash

The Night I Fed My Family Trash

In spite of the apparent reference to garbage, this post is not about eating garbage nor is it a commentary about how certain foods lack nutritional value and should be tossed in the garbage rather than eaten.  Seriously, if  you feel that a food has no nutritional value, save your money.  Don’t buy it.  This is the story of the night I fed my family trash, and I’m not talking about dumpster diving, either.  The really weird part of this story is that 5 out of 6 members of my family actually enjoyed their trash based food.  Before anyone sends […]