Larchmont Muffins

This is a photo of my great grandmother. One of her cookbooks that I am using for this photo project, “Rumford Complete Cookbook,” has a recipe that apparently was her very favorite¬†muffin recipe. Larchmont Muffins. Inside the cookbook was a hand-written note saying that they were the best muffins¬†she ever ate. They must be good,Continue reading “Larchmont Muffins”

I Should Have Halved It – Snapshot of the Day, No. 320

I’m an idiot. My sister has been telling me that for years. Some days it is more evident than others. Today was one of those days. I got inspired and decided to make granola from scratch. So, of course, I went straight to my favorite cookbook, “What Katie Ate.” I’ve mentioned before how much ofContinue reading “I Should Have Halved It – Snapshot of the Day, No. 320”

Spooning – Snapshot of the Day, No. 297

I must admit I stole this idea from a cookbook I was given for my birthday: “Barefoot Contessa, Foolproof.” She’s one of my step-mother’s favorite cooks – and Lynda is a great cook herself. The Contessa must be doing something right. I could have called this, “Self Portrait with Spoons. As you can see, I’mContinue reading “Spooning – Snapshot of the Day, No. 297”