Monthly Archives: November 2006

Vanilla-Walnut Pie

1 refrigerated pie crust (from 15 oz package) 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened 3 large eggs, divided 3/4 cup sugar, divided 4 tsp vanilla extract, divided 1/2 cup light corn syrup 3 tbsp butter, melted 1/4 tsp salt … Continue reading

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Cultural transformation via food

We begin with raw materials carefully selected and acquired at the local market. Packed fridge First, apply appropriate stimulus to the would-be chef.   Cheap-ass espresso Prepare a few hen units.   Rolling boil Partition some vegetative matter.   Celery, … Continue reading

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During the calm before the feed

A few miscellaneous photos: Hitchiker Not sure what this feller is aside from ugly.   Old woman sunset This is the view over Old Woman Bay during our vacation in August. End of summer, nearly 9 p.m.   Land crab … Continue reading

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Tuscan Pasta and Chickpea Soup

  1 Tbsp olive oil1-1/2 tsp marjoram leaves1/2 tsp crushed rosemary1 clove garlic, minced2 cans (16 oz ea) chickpeas (garbanzo beans) drained and rinsed2 cans (14-1/2 oz ea) chicken broth1 can (14-1/2 oz) diced tomatoes, undrained1 cup water1 cup ditalini pasta … Continue reading

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