May 19, 2013
May 4, 2013
March 17, 2013
No Northern Lights for us, but here’s what our sky looked like. Below is what they got at Mt. Washington. Wow!
March 9, 2013
Joey sneaking out for a little sun.
Trying to get away from the chickens…
But they keep following him
He tries his crazy cat moves on the chicken.
Happiness is hot asphalt and a cold snowbank? Our funny cat, Joe.
February 11, 2013
December 8, 2012
Here’s a old Dutch speculaas mold (antieke speculaasplank) that my parents bought in Holland in 1960. Using it was tricky — definitely flour the mold first. Then use a knife or a wire (like a clay cutter) to horizontally trim the excess dough off. Then invert on a baking sheet. Ta da!
This little movie shows all the tricks (I should have watched it first):
December 1, 2012
Here’s what our Thanksgiving looked like — really!
September 22, 2012
August 29, 2012
Here are some outdoor bread ovens I’ve seen this summer. Ideas for the future!
Below, the community oven in Norwich, Vt.
Below, a $10,000 manufactured bread oven by Le Paynol
The outdoor oven at Shelburne Museum
August 20, 2012