Meg Makes

Meg Makes

Homemade kit-kat bars a sweet treat

I had my first homemade kit-kat bar Sunday, and immediately knew I needed to blog about the recipe.

Send those Box Tops for Education to Cunningham Children's Home

Box Tops for Education are an easy way for schools to earn money, as community members clip them from certain products and turn them in.

Peach kuchen a different, but delicous, summer dessert

 If you eat much produce from the garden, you know the “gotta use it” feeling.

Backyard fruits and vegetables are bred for delicious, summery flavors and perfect texture – not so much for a long shelf life.

Parrothead quilt to be auctioned off at fundraiser

We'll have more information coming soon in the newspaper about CU In The Prairibbean VI, but I wanted to bring to your attention a quilt made to auction off at the fundraiser.

Pondering a News-Gazette cookbook

OK, faithful readers, I need your input.

Amy George, The News-Gazette's director of market development and special projects, and I got to chatting yesterday, and she mentioned the idea of publishing an annual cookbook reprinted with recipes from The News-Gazette.

Tomato soup for the summer months

 When it's hot outside, I have a hard time getting motivated enough to cook.

My kitchen is small, so the oven really heats it up. Plus, who wants to sweat while eating hot dishes? But at the same time, it's too bad, because so many delicious ingredients are garden-fresh right now.


How to make a ruffled shower curtain

I didn't intend to make a shower curtain as a part of my bathroom project.

The great bathroom revamp has begun

When I start seeing U-Hauls parked in front of apartment buildings this time of year, I feel a sense of overwhelming relief at not having to move.

Following that, though, I usually get a desire to spruce up my house. Last year, I decided at the home-improvement store that I needed to paint my spare bedroom and it needed to be turquoise.