Sunday, September 10, 2006




Ed celebrates a birthday this week and baked his own cake. I love his story about his first experience with carrot cake! Happy Birthday Ed.

It's hard to pick just one post from Lulu's recent "Sardinia Diary". But start with this one on Cagliari and Chia and then perhaps you'll want to read the rest.

What flavors do you like on the verge of burnt? I like a deeply caramelized fig jam, darkly toasted nuts, brown butter and charred vegetables. Stephen Cooks accidentally blackened his sundried style tomatoes but found them delicious in a pesto. Now that's a whole other take on "making lemonade out of lemons".