from the kitchen

atwitter: march

March 5, 2010

Things have been so dang thinky on this blog lately. I really owe you my chapter-a-month challenge post, but I’m ready for some fluff. Photos! Knitting! Sugary stuff to eat! I haven’t done one of these atwitter posts in a while. Here’s what has me all worked up these days. Knitting. Looky! Even though I […]

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atwitter: september

September 28, 2009

A blogging mama meet-up. A while back I wrote about meeting some blogging friends in person for the first time. Well, we did it again, but this time there were seven of us. The photo above is what Mr. T came up with when I asked him to use my camera to take a picture of […]

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atwitter: january

January 31, 2009

A few things that got me all worked up this month: A Series of Unfortunate Events. I listened to several of these books on tape with H and Lulu way back when, and have only just started listening again with Mr. T.  I’d forgotten how brilliant they are. They’re hilarious, if you have the warped sense […]

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I love it when they’re bored

January 21, 2009

Because that’s just when an older sister will say to her younger brother, “Do you want to make a fairy feast?” And they’ll go into the garden to gather supplies. She’ll get ingredients from the kitchen; he’ll gather fairies and animals from his room. They’ll make a salad, a cake and a tiny tart.  They’ll […]

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contender for best christmas cookie ever

December 18, 2008

Now, I could just post a recipe and some photos. But short posts aren’t really my thing, have you noticed? So I must include a story as well. I found the recipe for these soft glazed gingerbread tiles in a local magazine three or four years ago. I didn’t have the necessary printed rolling pin, […]

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