Yes, you see that delicious, creamy looking tomato soup? It actually contains no cream! Got this recipe from the most recent issue of Cook’s Illustrated. I love creamy tomato soup, but being lactose intolerant, I tend to avoid it. The secret ingredient? Bread. Who would have thought? Those people are geniuses I tell you. It…Details
Oh, they went there. Get a nectarine and a plum in the same room, put on some mood music, dim the lights and of course–you get a necta-plum. Quite delicious. Also from the farmer’s market.
Okay not related to my usual crafts or cooking, but I took this picture of this super cool flower. And a bee flew into the picture as I was doing so and I think it turned it out pretty neat. Mostly it’s just a cool flower.
You may grow up to be a pig! Fortunately I have a fig (although arguably I am already a pig so it is too late 🙂 In any case, went to the farmer’s market and turns out figs are in season. I love figs. They are delicious. I got two types. The dark ones are…Details
I decided to try my hand at bread. I’ve made it before. This time I made it without the bread machine. I’ve had bad luck with bread machine breads because the crusts always come out rock hard (and once I almost cut my finger off trying to cut through the crust of some bread I…Details
These are some of the new plates we got as wedding gifts. They are from the Alpico Zen collection available at Williams Sonoma. I think they really make any food look better and more appetizing. Even plain old pasta.
After watching an episode of America’s Test Kitchen where they made pot stickers, I was determined to make them. I made them along with Thai Chili Beef. The beef was not so good. The pot stickers came out pretty decent. That’s just soy sauce we used to dip them in. The recipe actually made a…Details
One of my favorite things to do is share a Dutch baby with my husband on Sunday morning. They are quite delicious. However I often get asked, what is a dutch baby? A Dutch baby, also called a German pancake, is like a very egg-y pancake. It’s baked in a skillet in the oven where…Details
This is one of the bridges that I tried making through Ponoko. I thought they would make cute escort card holders but unfortunately they were too cost prohibitive in the end. We found another cute option that my mom made that I’ll post pictures of at some point. This was also a test of taking…Details