Old dog, new trick
I make chocolate chip cookies often. My go-to recipe is simple, though I’ve played with it in many ways (surprise, surprise). I’ve added coffee, corn syrup, corn starch, varied the chocolate, changed the flour, patted it into bars… Continue reading
Really? If the calendar didn’t say so, I wouldn’t believe it. There’s a layer of snow out there that beats all that we got last winter (when, by the way, it was 20C or warmer at this point). It’s grey. My son has a cold. Everything screams “hunker down!” Continue reading
The art of food?
My daughter, who is 5 years old, knows what she likes (what 5 year old doesn’t?). And when she sees art that speaks to her, she lets us know. At 3, she was drawn to a piece by a talented young photographer in our church. A luscious composition of raspberries and chocolate cake on a vibrant blueish background. We bought it for her and it will eventually hang in her room alongside her latest acquisition. Another blue background, this time a painting done by our Pastor’s wife, which I couldn’t resist playing with as a the backdrop for this photo…