Category Archives: Feasting

We Celebrate Big

This month my lovely, spunky daughter turned two. If you ask her how old she is, sometimes she’ll say “two” and sometimes she’ll say “too old.” This I find hysterical. When there are two whole candles on a cake, the … Continue reading

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A Birthday Cake

I have already said before that I love cake. I also love birthdays. And I really love baking. This, in my opinion, is a perfect combination. On my birthday I had the excuse (as if I ever really need one) … Continue reading

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An Easter Feast

Welcome Spring. There are yellow wild flowers in my back yard that I just tied into a bundle and are now smiling in my kitchen. My herb garden has miraculously come back to life. And I stopped for a whole … Continue reading

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Some French Macaroons

It’s been awhile since we’ve talked about food art. Mostly I’ve been making in-edible things. While melted beeswax smells amazing when I’m making encaustic work, it is by no means delicious. These, however, are. French Macaroons. Voila! I’ll be honest, … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks

We give thanks. It looks like this….. And this….. And this….. And this….. And this…..   I am So. Very. Thankful.  

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An Autumn Supper

The leaves are still golden and crunching underfoot here in this part of the country. It’s not too cold—sweater and boots weather. My favorite. So tonight, let’s make roasted cauliflower and sage risotto with toasted almonds.  Yes. Let’s.

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Celebrate

There is much to tell you. A lot is going on in this quiet apartment of mine, surrounded by trees. There is much to tell you about art. Art, and also sewing and reading and cooking and thinking. But first, … Continue reading

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Baking for Neighbors

There has been so much going on here. Much talk of art and practice and theory. But there is more than just art happening in my neck of the woods. There is also cake. A friend of mine got me … Continue reading

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Feasting: The Farm, The City and The Spiritual

I want to own goats.  And chickens. Yes, really. I want to do this for several reasons. Because they are cute. Because they are relatively small. Because I genuinely believe that it is a good thing to connect to our … Continue reading

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Feasting: Apricot Mousse Cake

There are some days that are simply not complete without cake. These include: Birthdays, anniversaries, and high school break-up days. There are also days that may not require cake, but are exponentially bettered by it. These include: Mother’s day, Family … Continue reading

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