November 2009

Happy Turkey Day!

November 26, 2009
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I saw this festive Turkey Cake on Craft earlier this week (thank you Cathy Callahan) and because I’m a glutton for punishment I decided to try to whip one up. Well the finishing touches were just sprinkled on mere moments ago and I think this bright bird came out remarkably well. I made a few […]

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Red Raspberries

November 23, 2009
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I’m feeling a little nostalgic this evening after arriving home to find a very sweet Thanksgiving card from my grandmother. I wont be with her for this holiday but I will see her in a few weeks at Christmas time. This means I’ll miss her annual roasting of an enormous turkey in the wood cook […]

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Thumbprints

November 12, 2009
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One of the things I always enjoy when I visit my mother is looking for new recipes in the big stack of magazines that she subscribes to. I used to receive all sorts of magazines but then I found that they just sat around my apartment collecting dust and looking very slick, pretty, and unread. […]

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Thanksgiving’s Greatest Hits

November 4, 2009
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CK and I split the holidays. We spend Thanksgiving in Connecticut with the Kelly clan and then have Christmas in snowy Maine with my Family. The Kelly’s are Thanksgiving connoisseurs. The festivities at this day long celebration of football and food are an epic exercise in stamina. Below are a few rules and/or insights I’ve […]

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