A New Look + The Winter Market

It's done! Nearly eight years after starting this blog, I gave it a major design overhaul last week! And thank goodness; I just couldn't look at that raggedy old thing any longer. My lack of anything resembling technical knowledge kept me from tackling it for all those years, but I figured I'd give … Continue reading

Happy New Year!

I think most of us could say we'd like to believe we've changed for the better in some essential way over the years, whether in quality of character or by simply by growing into our selves. My husband is vexed whenever he's immediately recognized by someone who hasn't seen him in 20 years, but … Continue reading

Sweetness and Light

Aaaaaah, cinnamon-sugar popovers. Remember them? I thought they'd remain nothing more than a pleasant memory, but I had a craving and decided to test the claim that┬áJules Gluten-Free All-Purpose Flour can be subbed one-for-one with standard wheat flour. I tried it once before with … Continue reading

Good morning

I worked up a batch of gluten-free biscuits this morning, adapted from Ms. Edna Lewis's recipe. They were just a touch dry so I'll add more buttermilk next time, but they went down just fine with a little Meyer lemon curd (much more on which later). Happy first day of … Continue reading

Sinful. Just… full of sin

I just looked over my last few posts and realized they're all about capital-C Comfort foods. Thick, rich chocolate pudding, mascarpone cream, spicy soup... while I'm on a roll, let's add one more to the list, shall we? Bacon Jam -- a wonderful motivator, I've found. As a reason for … Continue reading