Monthly Archives: February 2012

Smoked Salmon Rillettes

As I mentioned earlier, Aida Mollenkamp’s Salmon, Crème Fraîche, and Fennel Rillettes was on my list for Oscar snacks. Well I made it, we ate most, shared some with neighbors, and, hands down, it’s a new favorite. I really liked … Continue reading

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Happy Friday

… even if I’m not walking the red carpet this weekend. If you’re staying home like me, you should at least be thinking of something fabulous to eat or drink while watching the Oscars. At our place, I’m serving Smoked … Continue reading

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Porchetta & Friends

Getting back to the porchetta dinner, here it is (or was) in all its glory. Honestly, I can still smell it. The porchetta was from our friend’s butchery course; the meat was stuffed with garlic, fennel, rosemary, and other herbs … Continue reading

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Happy Friday

Love the words of inspiration as seen on Where is the Cool? Enjoy the long weekend!

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee & Teacups

What better time to release the 100 Teacups project by, British artist, Joël Penkman than now. In just a few months,  June 5th to be exact, well wishers from all over will celebrate the 60-year reign of Queen Elizabeth II in the … Continue reading

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“You Are Even Better Than Brownies”

The spelling is a bit off but my daughter’s sentiment came out loud and clear on her Valentine’s Day card. I feel so lucky that she favors me over chocolate! My son gave me this card and wrote inside “You … Continue reading

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Steal of the Day

Is it too early for stocking stuffers? How about birthday gifts for pop art-friendly shutterbugs? Fred Flare is offering their Warhol’esque color camera for $4.99 (normally $25.). The camera is tiny 4″x2.5″x1.5″ but what a fun toy for kids of … Continue reading

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