I just spent the past two hours untangling a ball of sock yarn. It was a gift from a friend, two Christmases ago. I was in full on knitting mode then. Sitting for 8-10 hours a day in front of the tv, snuggled on the couch with the dogs, with yarn. Surrounded with soft things,
We thought that a nice way to think of Jenna every year on this day would be by adding a piece of art to our home in her honor. This year, I chose this feather chandelier. Jenna loved feathers and was always finding them and keeping them around.. So, this art seems very fitting. And
just made a delicious little pie filling! it only took me all day- but i think it turned out pretty great- and i got to practice a fun skill- canning! my friend liz has asked me to cook a meal for her and some friends to celebrate her bday at the end of this month.
i haven’t been up to much cooking since may 5. i’ve been busy alternating between relaxing; moving/cleaning/patching our space on main street to turn it over to the next owners; relaxing; and preparing for a very special wedding! michael and i got engaged back when we visited asheville and atlanta in the fall, 2010. we
inspiration comes from that bacon wrapped, manchego cheese stuffed date. gooooooo! we love this bite, but can’t imagine stuffing enough of them for two nights of meals.. plus, they are like candy and people would be clamoring for multiples: madness… so, we turned the bite into a salad… mixed greens, shreds of manchego, sliced dates,
left over mashed up sweet potatoes were inspiration for this cake. i am horrible about polishing off leftovers, even though i know it is economical and smart and good. sometimes i can trick myself into using up food when the food becomes something very different! this cake is EASY. 2 3/4 c. ap flour, 2
toni’s deluxe has lots of garlic, cooked in oil and butter. adding peppers and red onions and bacon and olives and sauteeing. then some tomatoes and tossed in pasta and topped with parm. SO SATISFYING. my dude eats tuna from a can. and the only way i can bring my self to enjoy this delicacy
leah made some amazing meatballs this week. the batch was huge. about 11 pounds of ground beef and 8 pounds of ground pork sausage. mixed with lots of breadcrumbs, parmesan cheese, fennel seed and crushed red pepper with 40 something eggs. wild. it’s not often we have straight meat on the menu, and i must
i’ve mentioned that the line of customer and friend is very much starting to blur… i’ve got a new friend in tamara, a neighbor and regular customer. we hosted her birthday party at FHK this summer and slowly we have gotten up to hanging out outside of FHK, when i helped her prep for a
sweet potatoes. pintos with poblanos, onions, garlic. scrambled eggs and lots of jack cheese. green chile/tomatillo/lime salsa.