Archive for February, 2009

English Muffins/Crumpets

I tried making crumpets for John for Valentine’s Day but they turned out more like English muffins with a crumpet texture. Basically it’s the same recipe except that crumpets call for more milk. They were damn good either way!


Spinach & Leek Pie

A spinach & leek pie (almost a tart!) from David Tanis’ book ‘A Platter of Figs.”

Cleaning the leeks.

Nana & Pappy’s house, pt. 1

Last spring I stayed with my grandparents for a week while my grandfather got his knee replaced. It was really nice to spend some quiet time with them. Their house hasn’t changed since I was a kid.

Nana & Pappy’s house, pt. 2

They had all these great old products lying around, some still in use!

Diets Like Like. Crazy!

Ann Page Pure Ground Pepper. I swear I spied this in an episode of ‘Mad Men’, yup, that’s how old it is. Needless to say, my grandparents aren’t big on flavoring their food…they think garlic is evil!

Linit Liquid Starch.

Jubilee Kitchen Wax.