Tag Archives: Christmas
and a partridge in a pear tree!!
Just a few favorite holiday moments
Only a few days left, everything is a blur. I step out from the kitchen, warm and scented with lemon, rosemary, chocolate and spice. The early night air feels sharp, the chill jarring after the whirl of warm baking sheets and sugary smudges. Bundled up with packages and places to be, I juggle in winter’s […]
Christmas wishes on the way :)
The last butterfly of 2016! This one is precis octavia, or the gaudy commodore. And for Christmas, I attached a big one to a chunky hand fabricated charm bracelet hung with and old collection of noir-like black coral branches, vintage mexican silver buttons, and a few family mementos, to gift to my amazing sister-in-law, with […]
(last weekend) It’s much too late and the midnight air is crisp, almost sharp when you breathe. Time has gone so quickly and tomorrow it will snow, with rain and fog and all that to follow for days so it’s got to come in tonight, no question. It’s still full of straggler leaves that have […]
I made my first gingerbread of the season, and grabbed the recipe card I hand out instead of going to my original copy… well, I thought I made a big mistake! I listed 1 teaspoon of ground cloves, but I thought it should be 1/4 or 1/2. But it actually was 1 teaspoon. So I’m […]
Find the recipe for this unusual gingerbread cake at smitten kitchen. It must be the Guiness… Happy New Year!
It’s just the beginning. ;)