Monthly Archives: December 2006

Soup

Tonight I took the left over raw vegetables from the Xmas eve crudite and blanched them in chicken stock before pureeing them. I then put them back in the chicken stock and mixed in the left over cheese and beer … Continue reading

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Cheese Knife

This cheese knife belonged to my mother….

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New

When your mother dies, you don’t get to go home for Christmas anymore. When break up with your partner, you dont get to dgo to their parent’s house for Christmas anymore. When you intentionally move 3000 miles away, you don’t … Continue reading

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Check List

2 dozen spice cookies with chocolate ganache – done giant bowl of chex mix – done garlic sausage rolls – in the oven glazed ham – in the oven sweedish meatballs – next on my list crudite – as soon … Continue reading

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In Martha’s Name We Pray

Who knew that removing nicotine from my system would turn me into Martha Stewart? This week end I made a sourdough sponge, bought items for drying handwashables, washed the handwashables, baked bread from the sponge, shopped for holiday decoration materials, … Continue reading

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Rising

My sourdough sponge didnt proof like I wanted it to yesterday. I set the started plus a cup of flour and a cup of warm water on top of the stove at 11am. By the time it started showing any … Continue reading

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