It Takes Talenti!

Obviously, I did not make this¬†gelato. I bought it for a specific reason, and I’m so glad I did. I wanted to buy some high-end chocolate bars for my husband; but since my car’s air conditioner works whenever it wants to, I was afraid I was not going to make it home in time beforeContinue reading “It Takes Talenti!”

Banana Walnut Muffins

    I have both of Gwyneth Paltrow’s cookbooks, and this muffin recipe is from her first one, “My Father’s Daughter.” ¬†It is very easy to make, and pretty healthy. I, as usual, used what ingredients I have in my house, so it’s a little altered from hers. Banana Walnut Muffins 1/4 cup plus 2Continue reading “Banana Walnut Muffins”

Spicy Fruit Bars

These are really rich, but delicious. I did not have any prunes, so I used Craisins instead. But they still turned out really good. Ingredients 1 cup pared chopped apple 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup prunes (I used Craisins) 1/3 cup molasses 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup butter 2 cups flour (I used gluten-freeContinue reading “Spicy Fruit Bars”

Lucini – Snapshot of the Day, No. 141

I’ve been trying to get a good shot of my new favorite vase for a while, but haven’t been able to do it. But I had success today! The key was not using it as the main subject, but as a background element. These two things were sitting next to each other on our kitchenContinue reading “Lucini – Snapshot of the Day, No. 141”

Greek Basil – Snapshot of the Day, No. 91

A friend of mine grew a lot of herbs from seeds this year, and after planting all she had room for, brought the rest to work to share with others. I brought three home, but have yet to plant them. I placed them in the kitchen window; but in order to get this angle, IContinue reading “Greek Basil – Snapshot of the Day, No. 91”