Month: February 2015

Food Art

A challenge recently floated around on Facebook encouraging artists to post 5 days of pictures of their art.  I posted pics of my performances, work with kids, even a cute quilt that I made.  And for day 5, I posted about Food.  I thought I would share some of those Food Art pictures here as …

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18th Century Beverages

For those of you that attended my class on 18th Century Beverages and asked for recipes, here are my notes and recipes for the class.  Let me know if you have any questions! Beverages of the 18th Century Syllabubs and Juleps, Flip and Bumbo, Broth, Beer and Cocoa. Chef Christy toasts the flowing bowls of …

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Herb and Chive Butter

I recently came into a bumper crop of fresh herbs here in the middle of winter!  What to do?  Make an Herb and Chive Compound Butter! I started out with a handful of fresh sage, maybe two dozen chives, and a large handful of curly-leaf parsley.  I softened 1/2 pound of unsalted butter.  The butter …

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