I made some granola Saturday and used almost the very last drops of a jar of honey that I bought last spring while I was in Germany. I say "almost" because I intentionally saved a teeny bit for a soothing cup or two of tea (with bourbon and lemon) that I will savor during my … Continue reading Sweetness
Yesterday my youngest son turned 11. I wish I could remember exactly what time of day he was born, but it’s honestly kind of a blur. I think that happens once you have more than two children, some of the specific details no longer stick. In complete honesty, I sometimes have to pause to recall … Continue reading Celebrating snake eyes and an unexpected trip from Korea to China
I was absolutely heartbroken yesterday to learn that Sentinel Butchery had closed their doors after a valiant attempt to provide best quality, local meats to the Capital District. Maybe you never had a chance to get to Emily Peterson's shop or consume the products she brought from farm to table, but I assure it was … Continue reading Crushed for my crush
My latest SEEN gallery over at the TU. Check out all the smiling happy people.
Did you see this over on All Over Albany? Geesh - leave town for a week and miss all kinds of exciting stuff! You get excited about cookies, right? There's a contest to come up with the perfect cookie to celebrate All Good Bakers' impending arrival in the DelSo. I've been thinking about what would … Continue reading DelSo Cookies!
While I wouldn't consider myself to be overly impressed by beefcake, I do enjoy a good piece of meat. Last night I treated the Lilly boys/princes to a beautiful roast beef dinner. Or roast beast, as I said to Quinn. I prepared the beef simply, with salt and pepper, and placed the roast on a … Continue reading Roast Beast
I'm not a vegetarian, but every once in a while I have a dish that tells me I could be without missing meat at all. Like this fabulous mushroom dish prepared by Jason Baker, the chef at the Wine Bar and Bistro on Lark - where I am lucky enough to work a couple of … Continue reading Savory Bread Pudding