What HAVE We Been Doing, Anyway?

It's been a fun holiday season and while I loved having Gil home for two weeks of vacation, I'm excited to get back to work and dive into new projects! Our break, as illustrated above: While home for Christmas, I had lunch with my friend (and artist) Riece Walton at Spahr's in Des Allemands, … Continue reading

The Christmas That Went All Pear-Shaped

Hi everyone, I hope you're enjoying the holidays! Do you have exciting plans for the new year, or perhaps for New Year's Eve? Because Gil and I are antisocial, we'll be dining at our favorite local-ish restaurant — Café Matisse — instead of going to a party. And because we're old and geeky, … Continue reading

Day 13, Pear Pizzas

There will be more DIY gifts and desserts to come, but for now, kick back, hang out with the family (or friends, or pets), and make some pizza. Maybe put on a movie and some comfy loungewear and enjoy an evening in. I was inspired by both the arrival of the new Cup4Cup Pizza Crust Mix in … Continue reading

Cajeta with Crêpes and Roasted Pears

I'll let you in on a little secret that maybe isn't so secret: Cajeta is the food of angels. It's essentially a milk caramel sauce, but what sets it apart from dulce de leche or confiture de lait is that it's usually made from goat's milk, which makes it more delicious by half, IMHO; it has a … Continue reading