Monthly Archives: May 2013

Spring Desserts: Rhubarb (and Strawberry) Crumble – Grace’s Recipe

Rhubarb is one of those food items (officially deemed a “fruit” instead of a vegetable through a 1947 NY law because it was cooked into pies) that I never ate growing up in DC.  Strawberry pie, of course, but rhubarb? Continue reading

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French Bread Part 2: Get Your Spray Bottle Ready!

Today let’s finish up the baguette recipe, but before I start, there are a few tools you’ll find helpful:

  • Spray bottle (I bought mine at Walmart in the laundry section)
  • Pizza or bread stone, preferable rectangular (I bought mine at the Williams-Sonoma outlet in Leesburg) Continue reading

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My First Quilting Expo With Amy!

Many years ago, I took a quilting class at our Centreville G Street Fabrics; G Street is an old DC sewing store (it was originally on G St until the 80’s).  I made a log cabin quilt top in a day and was hooked.  Continue reading

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French Bread Part 1: Pate Fermentee

This month’s mommy dinner was Saturday, an early kick-off for Mother’s Day!  Continue reading

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Banana Bread, Stepped Up

Bananas are the common denominator fruit in our family, so I try to buy them every week along with a few individual favorites.  Sometimes, however, the bananas ripen too quickly and it’s banana bread time. Continue reading

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Blog Restarted – Smith Island Cake for Kurt’s Birthday!

Too much has been going on in my family these last few weeks.  Continue reading

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