I make the jam, she cleans the ladle, I try to photograph my reflection in the ladle – just another afternoon at Chez Hound. Tomorrow, I’ll post a review of the Tattler reusable lids I used during canning the strawberry jam.
1. devil’s food cake in Alex’s grandmother’s copper mold 2. Alex’s sweet sriracha garnish for our lunch quesadillas 3. Lil’s heart shaped lunch in my new Fiesta bowls 4. Lil dressed as a ‘mail girl’ delivering cards 5. 30 before 30 gift to my sister: 30 cans of cat food 6. delivery number 3...Read more →
I love the new Hounds in the Kitchen logo so much I want to wear it! I used Skreened to upload the design and print on an American Apparel ethically made baseball shirt. I know the owner and several employees at Skreened and love to support their sustainable business. The best part of ordering...Read more →
My family has a winter holiday tradition to make egg rolls from scratch. Usually the lengthy process happens on Christmas Day but this year we made them on New Years Day. We all love to cook and working together makes light work of the tedious rolling. A corollary tradition is to stuff any remaining...Read more →
Lil and I made Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s rugelach for a cookie exchange last week. Lil loved rolling peach, blueberry peach, and sour cherry preserves with almonds in the rich butter and cream cheese dough. She even made her own creation, chocolate with no nuts. The recipe is time consuming and made me break up with...Read more →
This, my friends, is how Lil occupies much of her time these days: cracking nuts in shells. The only downside is the pile of sharp fragments, some of which inevitably fly across the room and end up on the floor waiting for a bare foot to poke. Sweeping up is a small price to...Read more →
My first week of entries in Allie Lehman’s 30 Day Photo Challenge.Read more →
Day 1 of Allison Lehman’s 30 Day Photo Challenge. I’ll be sharing most of my pictures in this Flickr set.Read more →