Archive for October, 2006

Adventures and Misadventures in cuisine: Weekend wrapup

Sunday, October 29th, 2006

Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes you try to asphyxiate your guests. This weekend was filled with experimentation for me.  Let’s start with the pumpkin. Or not.  See, I went to the farmer’s market in search of pie pumpkins.  I was determined to give another shot to making a pumpkin pie from scratch, it’s […]

An actual craft project! With pictures even!

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

The other night, as I was drifting off, I was struck with inspiration.  See, I’d just earlier that evening knocked the box of pins off my desk again and spent some time digging around the carpet with a flashlight hoping to find them all then and not later with my foot.  I know, a pincushion […]

Southern staple

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Dad and I have been rather bummed since all of the Winn Dixie stores here have gone belly up.  This means no more Palmetto Farms Pimento Cheese for us.  It truly is the best brand that we’ve ever found and we’ve tried nearly all of them available in this market. Over the weekend, I picked […]

Back in the saddle

Sunday, October 1st, 2006

I think I overdid it in the kitchen pre-bbq.  I didn’t cook anything for the next week and then took off on the road trip of love with the sweetest boyfriend for two wonderful weeks.  The only kitchen activity I really did during the vacation was the mixing up of a black bean salad on […]