I was all gung ho ambitious this weekend to make gazpacho, ambitious not because it’s hard or anything, BUT more because up here in the Catskill’s it’s practically winter already! I mean it’s freezing so I don’t know what I was thinking whipping up a cold summer soup when I was huddled over in a […]
Monthly Archives: August 2009
Here’s hoping Mr Weiss and I will be around long enough to sink into senility, decrepitude and insanity in this spot! And yes the lawns need mowing again… oh sigh… maybe this weekend, the world is MY oyster!
Make curd! Yip it’s dead easy, flippin delicious and how many of you have time to go chasing halfway around the countryside in search of a small expensive pottle of the lemony goodness every time it strikes your fancy. Not I and nor should you. Now you can make you own, slather it on scones […]
Yes I know its summer and I’m making soup…. but people I am literally up to me ear holes in chard, and I can barely look at another stalk let alone try stuffing any more in my gob… soooo in anticipation of a long long winter… I am whipping up batches of soup! You go […]
This folks is the word used to describe a yearly weekend get together by our friends…. they are hard core “hooters” and have been organizing and hosting this shindig for almost 20 years. I’m told its progressed from the college days of being face down all weekend to now a somewhat civilized (wink wink) affair […]
The United Methodist Church in Roxbury, is a treasure trove of slogans…. is it a nutty priest with a wry sense of humor? or does the clergy dish out a book of these gems? I want to know AND I want to compile a book based on these, what do you think?
A few years ago Mr Weiss’s mum got remarried. The bride was about 70 and the groom 76-ish, they met a a peace rally, shame right? Us “kids” were requested to take care of the food for a small gathering of about 35 or so… or so… or so… we were also told everyone was […]
Yip I’m playing with my ice cream machine again… this time in anticipation of having a garden over run with cucumbers, what to do, what to do, what to do… well I did this, what are you going to do? Cucumber Sorbet 3 cucumbers peeled and seeded 1 c mint infused simple syrup (2 c […]
I have been somewhat stealthily stalking this bird for weeks… it’s been taunting me with no-shows and fast flight combined with a comical array of me tripping over myself trying to get that MONEY shot…. but I may have finally discovered why patience is a virtue. The bait… bee balm, and loads of it, those […]