Monthly Archives

December 2010

  • Apricot Buds

    The Quiet

      The Internet seems quieter this week. Fewer tweets, not so much fussing with Facebook. Websites down for maintenance. Bloggers resting after the holiday rush of doing and making. It feels good…

  • Lia Decorating Cookies
    Food, Holiday

    The Best Christmas Cookies

      The best Christmas cookies are the ones you’ve been making with family and friends for as many years as you can remember. Here’s a photo tour of one longstanding cookie-baking tradition,…

  • Lingonberry Banana Jam || Hitchhiking to Heaven

    Lingonberry Banana Jam

    This jam won Best of Show at the 2011 Marin County Fair. I almost didn’t make this jam, because I was afraid no one would like it. Banana jam sounds really weird…

  • Pomegranate Jam Hearts
    Food, Holiday

    Holiday Cookies Using Jam

    Aim high: Pomegranate Jam Hearts from Food Republik The holiday season is one of the only times I bake — and I have been known to get ambitious. I know I won’t…

  • Homegrown Marin Market

    Homegrown Marin Holiday Market

    “Slow Pokes” sets up to serve fab mushroom soup on a cool, cloudy day. I wish everyone could have an event in their neighborhood like the monthly Homegrown Marin Market. It’s a…