Archive for the ‘vino & victuals’ Category

~full moon tide~

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

…and apéro with whales.

~necessity, invention, etc~

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Annual dog days Ratatouille extravaganza always reminds of a visit to a friend during her residency at the Headlands, wherein I had this dish, as made by a sweet ex-Chez Panisse chef. She kindly shared her secret (roast each vegi separately before combining), which I cavalierly ignored for this batch–made in a kitchen currently sans […]

~buggy breakfast~

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

~biarritz meets the bronx~

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

~happy returns~

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

There was a rumbly grey sunrise, festive snacks, gardening, a run in thick humidity, many phone calls, an afternoon walk to greet deer and gather wildflowers, pizza, rioja, tiramisu, rain, new moon, fireflies.

~finch smackdown~

Monday, June 5th, 2017

“oh hey, great to see you at the canteen,” said the purple finch to the goldfinch, never.

~go ask alice~

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Psychoactive Amanita muscaria in our front yard. Effects include perceived shift in scale (macropsia/micropsia), and it’s thought to have inspired Charles Dodgson’s caterpillar stool in Alice in Wonderland. ~update~ Two days later, our new neighbor has fully opened and changed color.  

~london’s burning~

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Flaming Union Jack commiseration  on eve of Article 50. Brit host made Yorkshire pudding with steak and kidney, we brought staunch Remainers beverage of choice: French wine.

~merry mozzarella~

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

“With a cheesy pipe and a cheesy nose, and two portals of Eternal Darkness…”

~nyc holiday cheer~

Sunday, December 18th, 2016
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