Toronto trip #3: fine treatment

above you see just a few of the reasons why i’m now having a hard time zipping up my jeans… one of the many things alisa and i have in common is that we both adore a pot of tea (or occasionally a gorgeous latte) and a yummy baked treat. possibly a […]

back to reality

you can only stay in fantasy-land for so long. or so they tell me. shibori week was AMAZING and INTENSE, and i have lots of photos and details to share with you, hopefully tomorrow. while i was immersed in the 50-or-so hour workshop (including homework) […]

bubby's burrito trailer

this is where i had lunch on tuesday. it was pretty awesome. of course, once i got the burrito in hand, i forgot all about picture-taking, or else i would show you how pretty (and huge!) it was. the surrounding farmland view was also lovely. if you are ever in red hook, NY, i highly […]

from my sweetie

this is was my valentine’s treat today, and MAN it was delicious! there was raspberry-ness mixed into the dark chocolate batter, and the whole thing was decadently moist, intensely chocolatey, and not too sweet. it was gotten at my favorite local bakery, which is not as near as i’d like, and that’s probably for the […]

alabama YUMMY weekend!

the sewing part of my alabama dream weekend was definitely the main attraction, but i have to say the food was a phenomenal complement to the experience! simultaneous to our workshop was a 2-day cooking class led by the talented Angie Mosier, who i could swear i know from a past life (and she felt […]

pumpkin muffins

i don’t seem to bake nearly enough these days, but recently i was inspired by angry chicken to make these pumpkin chocolate-chip (i added walnuts too) muffins and they are SOOOOO delicious! i individually wrapped most of them and put ’em in the freezer, so they’re a perfect on-the-go snack when i’m teaching. i used […]

back to brooklyn

well, my little retreat is over and i’m back in brooklyn. saturday was hot and humid so we spent the day swimming and shade-bathing at lovely taghkanic state park.i finished both of the tote bags from lotta’s book; i think they will make great class projects for brooklyn general. gertie totally inserted herself as a […]

grilled pizza

all summer colleen and alon have been perfecting the art of making pizza on the grill, and i just want to tell everyone that it is pure heaven! the flavors just blossom and it’s so fast and easy…the first step is to put the dough (patted into rounds and coated with olive oil) on the […]

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