Current Crush-Vintage Cookbooks

“One reason cooking is so exciting is that there is always something new you can make; actually it can be a new adventure every single day.” Gladys Taber, Stillmeadow Sampler One of the many things I collect, besides teacups, are vintage cookbooks. I collect vintage children’s books, vintage and antique valentines, vintage linens, vintage glassware…

Vacation Plans

Well, I’m still here. Keeping busy and waiting for the darn snow to just go away already! I’m doing all of those exciting things I was doing a couple days ago…writing, cooking, cleaning…bla bla bla… almost overwhelmed by all the glamor and intrigue. Sorry in advance for the choppy, stream-of-consciousness style of this entry. This…

I Love TV Shows on DVD and Books on CD

TV Shows on DVD- One of my favorite ways to relax, after all of the cleaning and cooking and general household stuff is done…and after I’ve made sure to get a workout in, is watching my favorite TV shows on DVD. This is usually what I’m doing when I work on my knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking,…

Feeling Domestic

Another quiet day to myself. It feels like a gift. I’ve decided to make Julia Child’s boeuf bourguignon from her fabulous cookbook “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.” She once said that when beef stew is simmering in the oven, all is right with the world. While this is cooking, I’ll be finishing up a…

Movie Review-“Death at a Funeral”

Jane: Would you like a cup of tea, Sandra? Sandra: Tea can do many things, Jane, but it can’t bring back the dead. This is one of my favorite dark comedies. I just re-watched it with Jeff over the weekend, and was reminded again just how much I love it. It’s a bit twisted, and…