Thursday it was my turn to host book club. My book for “The Classic Challenge” was Thomas Hardy’s “Tess of the D’Urbervilles.” Like Emily Brontë’s “Wuthering Heights,” “Tess” is a romantic tragedy. But “Tess” actually has characters who are likable and have souls. Moving on, the real reason behind this “Challenge” book club – other … More Homemade whipped cream. Enough said.
Fall has finally come to the northern hemisphere. From here on out it is mainly about roasting veggies, drinking apple cider and baking cookies – at least for me anyway. To celebrate I decided to make beef stew. I love beef stew; it’s just what a crisp night needs. A thick sauce studded with chunks … More Enter the fall.
So, it’s October. Holy crap. Time flies when you’re working. It also flies when you’re not working. I’ve graduated from school and now I am looking for a job. But that’s not what I want to talk about. Lets talk baking. Crisp is my favorite way to describe the season we call fall. It’s also … More Baking is in the air.