Cooking, Recipe, Vintage Kitchen

Vintage Kitchen: Blackberry Flummery

A while back, my mother-in-law, the remarkable woman who bore and raised my First Reader, gave me a precious gift. We had been talking about this series, where I’m cooking from old cookbooks, some of which were originally my great-grandmothers, grandmothers, and mom’s books. She got up and marched into her kitchen, pulled this book… Read More Vintage Kitchen: Blackberry Flummery

Ethics and Morals, family, inspirational

Heigh ho, Heigh Ho

Oh, wait, wrong dwarves. I woke up this morning to my mother having shared this medley of Tolkein songs, performed acapella, and, well, it’s fun! But before that, my husband invited me to sit outside in the pre-dawn dark with him. Ohio being Ohio, it’s currently in the mid-60s, rainy, and positively balmy out there.… Read More Heigh ho, Heigh Ho