Month: September 2012

Soft-Boiled Egg, Anyone?

Soft-Boiled Egg, Anyone?

Yeah…so that happened.  And apparently, it’s something that does happen.  For anyone who cannot tell, this is an egg without a formed shell; the guts are all intact and held together by the thin membrane that usually lines the inside of the shell. This circus-sideshow of an egg was in […]

Front of garage before.

Garage to Studio, Phase III

My apple butter bribery worked….the Texan and I got back to business on my art studio this weekend.  It’s a big moment….the front of the garage is the part we see from the house and the view has been a bit too deep-woods distillery for my tastes (if it was […]

Candied Bacon, Apple Butter, and Gruyére Grilled Cheese

Candied Bacon, Apple Butter, and Gruyére Grilled Cheese

Yep.  It’s what’s for lunch today.  Because it’s totally normal to have some gruyére, homemade apple butter, and bacon sitting around just begging to be mashed together and melted. If you’ve been following the blog for any length of time, you might have picked up on the alarming fascination I […]

Garage to Studio, Phase II

Garage to Studio, Phase II

In true Labor Day style, we got back to business on the garage this weekend.  Phase II (of four phases) is focused around the west wall of the garage, which began as a modge-podge of poorly-fitted corrugated sheet metal tacked up around an off-centered, non-functioning, 100-year-old window.  Don’t get me […]