Before I get into showing off some neat stuff I made, I have to show off a couple of neat things my dear friends made and gave to me. Talea made me a knitted apron. This is exactly the kind of kitsch I adore the most, and since picking up stitches is the bane of… Continue reading Parade of Finished Objects ’08 Edition
Try not to be too jealous, but I got a long-coveted Kitchen Aid stand up mixer for Christmas this year. 😉 I’ve wanted one since I was a teenager and my mother got one for her birthday, I made my very first torte in it and most of my first attempts at baking were done… Continue reading Traditional Meets Modern – Kitchen Edition
This year’s cookie exchange was full of Christmas cheer and a decent mix of ethnic, traditional and weird cookies – it also came with a head over heels surprise. First, the cookies! I made melomakaronia, a traditional Greek Christmas cookie, the usual sugar cookies and what Good Housekeeping refers to as ‘window pane cookies’. The… Continue reading Christmas Cookie Exchange ’08!
I was just going to jump back into blogging and totally gloss over the fact that I haven’t posted anything in 10 months, but since this blog is a little different I’ll make a quick intro post first. My last blog was mostly crafty, a tiny bit personal and lived on WordPress. This blog uses… Continue reading A Wee Intro
57. December 19 – Christmas Tourtiere 56. December 12 – Blueberry Pie 55. December 5 – Almond Ganache Tartlettes (no photo) 54. November 28 – Nutella Pie (no photo) 53. November 21 – Peanut Butter Banana Pie 52. November 14 – Mint Chocolate Chip Pie 51. November 7 – Lemon Meringue Pie 50. October 31… Continue reading Pies of 2009 – 57 Pies in 52 Weeks