I wanted to make something different to go with the chicken piccata I was making for dinner, and this baked pasta fits the bill. Pasta, sautéed broccoli rabe, and two cheeses baked in a cast iron pan, and cut into wedges like a pie, it’s all kinds of yum! Continue reading →
Chocolate cream pie is a diner classic, and was the decadent finish to our Easter dinner. It’s also very easy to make, a pre-baked crust, chocolate filling made on top of the stove, topped with sweetened whipped cream. Of course, you could skip the crust, and use a store bought chocolate cookie crust – it would be delicious either way! Continue reading →
As is our tradition of devouring a Dutch baby pancake at Easter brunch, the other is sewing a bow tie for the Boy to wear to church. Bow ties are a great way to use up small bits in your fabric stash, since they only require two 11″ x 2 1/2″ panels, and one piece that’s 4″ x 2 1/2″. There’s an easy tutorial here.
People constantly scour the Internet seeking the newest of the new. What I love about the Internet is that it is also a nearly infinite backlog of information. There is something for everyone, and something that may have been posted years ago is always new to a fresh pair of eyes. Case in point is the above photo which is a 35mm negative I shot as part of an art school course and forgot about in 1982; rediscovered and scanned 10 years ago and wrote a post about it on this website back in 2011. When I wrote the post, I had no idea where I shot it. I knew it was in Center City Philadelphia, but I had no idea of the exact locale until a fresh pair of eyes fell upon the post, and the owner of those eyeballs reached out.