Monthly Archives: February 2019

Hummingbird Cake

Despite its name, no hummingbirds were harmed in the making of this cake! A Hummingbird cake is a classic Southern cake recipe with bananas and crushed pineapple, topped with a cream cheese frosting. It got rave reviews at our house … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Lloyd!

The Boy turns nineteen today – where does the time go? I was thinking about his tenth birthday when he decided he wanted a Neapolitan cake for his birthday. That meant baking three different cake layers, which I was trying … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Plywood!

Happy 3rd birthday to our dear Plywood, who crashed our barbecue, charmed our socks off, and found himself a home. He loves roast chicken Mondays, naps on the sofa, and Amazon boxes. Enjoy your salmon dinner, birthday kitty!

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Feline Friday

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Tomato Gravy with Onion & Butter

This recipe originated with Marcella Hazan, I’ve been reading about it on various food blogs for years. All you need are three ingredients, a can of San Marzano tomatoes, an onion, and butter to make an amazing gravy. Simmer time … Continue reading

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Waiting for Pizza

Waiting for pizza at Lorenzo’s on 9th & Christian.

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Feline Friday

Chiaroscuro kitty.

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Scratching Up a Valentine

My Valentine to Tina this year. Created with a combination of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Valentine for my Joe, 25th in a series! Happy Valentine’s Day, spread a little love around!

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My Childhood Captured on a Single Page

Regular readers of the site are probably aware of the fantastic illustrative work of Tina Garceau. If not, you can head over to this page for a heaping helping of her incredible work. I’ll wait. Are you back? Good! As … Continue reading

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