Monthly Archives: February 2010

Raspberry, Goat’s Milk, Red Pepper Taffy, Pistachio

All right guys, you know all those presuppositions you have about lavender pudding being for grannies? Well strap on your Depends, because you’re gonna want to get on board with this. Jeanne pointed out this dish back when I first got this book (nearly a year ago) and said “Make that one!” I’m only now […]

Verjus, Lemon Thyme, Beets, Olive Oil

“Oh my God, I can’t believe I’m doing this.” Phaedra and Lesleigh are buying waffle makings in front of me in line.  I can’t say how much I love this about Wellington–running into my best friends at the grocery store, chatting with them about weekend plans in the produce section, etc. Phaedra is a rabbit […]

PB + J

Last week Sarah and I watched “Julie and Julia”, which, for obvious reasons, I’ve been wanting to see for some time now (the ‘obvious reason’, of course, being my undying appreciation for Stanley Tucci). More than anything, it made me feel like a bit of a slacker.  I mean, the protagonist worked her way through […]


I haven’t been slacking, I promise guys. So I’d hoped to whisk the curtain back on this, Steve Jobs-style, et voila! and show you something jaw-droppingly awesome.  Something I’ve had in my head since this started has been the design of my own servicepiece.  The pieces from Crucial Detail are just so damn awesome, and […]