Elph went on vacation to Vieques. He sent pictures of the view. We had to show him that he didn’t need to leave the office to get a lovely beach scene. Featuring 140 blue balloons for water, packing peanuts for sand, green crepe paper palm trees, a beach chair, Joe the cabana boy and a [...]
Three extra special treats this Friday: Ari Weinzweig will be signing copies of his Guide to Better Bacon book from 11am to noon. Our friends from Moosejaw, the outdoors equipment fun guys, will be bringing a truckload full of camping, hiking, rock climbing items at big discounts! Free hot dogs and lemonade!
Elph’s House June 5, 2010 Lots of little servings, loads of flavor! Iberico Ham, white hoofed Iberico Ham, black hoofed (sweeter) Garlic and tomato-rubbed bruschetta Kippered salmon Garlic mushrooms Polenta sticks and mole Nettle soup Jillian’s garden salad Asparagus Roasted almonds Arbequina olives Cheese plate including Manchego, Lenor, quince paste, grapes Almond gelato Flourless lemon-almond [...]
We took a field trip to Mindo Chocolate Makers in Dexter, MI. It’s a true bean-to-bar family operation! Mindo is a tiny town northwest of Quito, Ecuador. Each cacao pod is hand-picked by them for freshness and quality then processed immediately. Contrast this to most large scale operations that will harvest every pod – even [...]
Ooh, chocolate! Butter! Breakfast foods!
Weird factoid: Did you know that ground black pepper can have up to 475 insect fragments per 50g? Yet another reason to buy whole peppercorns and grind them yourself! This week features some excellent quality Telicherry peppercorns for a sweet $8!
Grab some treats for mom!
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