Archive for May, 2007

Garden Update

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

I realized something today – there are items in my garden that I don’t know how to check for ripeness. Tomatoes are easy, they turn a nice shade of red (or yellow) and they’re ready. But what about lettuce? Or carrots? Or garlic and shallots? The strawberries are pretty easy too, when they’re ripe they’ll […]

Not dead yet!

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

Oh hey – a recipe of sorts. Consider this a super simple beat the heat kind of beverage. I peeped in the fridge the other night and noticed I had most of a bottle of sweet and sour mixer. So, I rummaged around and found an unopened bottle of club soda. Lots of ice 1/2 […]

How to ruin a diet in under 30 minutes.

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

More fiddling with pictures. On this one I didn’t use the flash and let pshop auto correct the levels. The color is a wee bit off – vanilla ice cream isn’t quite that yellowy and the rim on the plate is green. Note on that – those pyrex plates are ones that I’ve been eating […]

Fun with Cake!

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2007

I don’t have the patience for lovely staging of food photos for my blog. I tend to just snap a quick shop before digging in. The flash always winds up washing everything out until it all looks white. Believe me, though, when I tell you that this cake tastes amazing and actually looks fairly pretty. […]