by Terri Peña Shrubs are an old-fashioned beverage that were once all the rage in England, where they were used for their “medicinal and revitalizing” qualities. Last summer, on the verge of extinction, shrubs...
When I think back over the years about all the different little gizmos I’ve used to mark stitches in a pinch, I realized I was forced to be pretty imaginative. I would use anything that would hold a stitch or slip over my needles; plastic bread closures, twisty ties, lengths of contrasting yarn, safety pins, paper clips, straws cut to size, even cheerios (and yes they held up just as badly as you’d think). I decided to explore and experiment with a multitude of objects that would not only be functional stitch markers but would be sturdy, a bit outside the box, hold some intrigue, and burst with fun vibrant colors. […]
A hearty dip perfect for crackers. […]
A soup perfect for the last days of winter when the winter vegetables are about done and the spring vegetables have not yet made an appearance. […]
Parmesan Crips look fancy, but are dead easy to make. Serve them along side any soup, even on a week night, for an impressive presentation. […]
When it comes to fresh vegetables this can be the most trying month of the year. Food is not the only thing between seasons, the weather is hard to gauge as well. […]