- By Ellen Heck on July 4, 2009Read more
We have had great and lazy holiday so far on this 4th of July. The morning began with the Northwest Hills Independence Day parade, in which we found many a decorated bike, the Austin daschund rescue society, and even a very large bunny with an army helmet manning his own toy tank! Here is a particularly bedecked biking girl, some
- By Ellen Heck on April 12, 2009Read more
Every so often, Easter and my mom’s birthday coincide and this is one of those years. Happy Birthday, Mom! I am making Easter/birthday cupcakes for you with Alton Brown’s egg white foam recipe (but given the several states between us, we will have to do the eating over here in California, and you will have to feast your eyes on
- By Cathy on April 4, 2009Read more
Every year at this time, we love to pull out the Ukranian eggs that we have been making since the girls were little. (Well, I was actually told by a Ukranian egg expert once, that our eggs can’t officially be called Ukranian eggs since we don’t officially use the Ukranian egg patterns and symbols. Since we take a more “creative”
- By Ellen Heck on April 4, 2009Read more
Here they are. Three California eggs… I really wanted to get my hands on a goose egg or two this year, but I settled on some big organic brown ones. The brown ones can be really nice, offsetting the saturation of the dyes and adding a soft country feel to the eggs.