Food

A Rainy Baking Day

On Saturday we enjoyed some of the clearest skies we’ve seen around these parts in months. On Sunday (and now Monday) the clear skies gave way to rain.  Lots of cold, misty rain. I love rain.  Living under persistant cloud (and “cloud”) cover for months without rain can be draining.  It makes people sad and … Continue reading

Food

Thanksgiving 09 Recap

In a word: fantastic. After weeks of too much work and too little rest, its impossible to describe how excited Chris and I were for Thanksgiving.  The plan: drive down to Chris’ dad’s place in Charlottesville, VA Wednesday afternoon, make Thanksgiving dinner together Thursday, go for a hike and some tapas Friday, head back to … Continue reading