Archive for November, 2011

Turkey Barley Soup (or, what to do with All Those Leftovers?)

November 26th, 2011

Here’s hoping that everyone celebrating Thanksgiving (and those who aren’t as well) is having a great weekend so far! If you’ve hosted a Thanksgiving meal this year, you might have on your hands a lot of leftover turkey – to which I say, “Great!” No, really. I mean it. Because that means you’ll have plenty […]

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Address is Approximate – a Toy’s tale of dreaming on Google Streetview

November 23rd, 2011

As the days get shorter, colder, you might be in the office on this Wednesday morning wishing you were somewhere else. But what if the office was your whole world? Director Tom Jenkins brings you a tale of how a “lonely office toy”, yearning for travel, gets to live his dream with the help of […]

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I Can’t Get Enough Of… Graphic Colour Contrast

November 18th, 2011

…and neither can anyone else, it seems! It doesn’t take much effort to look stylish by taking a visually striking colour-blocked piece and pairing it with simple components. For the more adventurous, it’s fun to make your own look by layering pieces of similarly saturated colour – the brighter and bolder, the better! A few […]

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All That Glitters Is… Cheese

November 18th, 2011

What do you get for the person who has everything? It seems to be a question many of us ask year after year while searching for the perfect gift. So Long Clawson Dairy has introduced, in time for the holidays, a limited edition Stilton, generously riddled with flecks of gold and flavoured with “real gold […]

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Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 18th, 2011

It’s been a little while since I last checked in, and I can’t believe November is already more than half over. So here’s a recap of the first half:  bread baking, bread baking, birthday celebrations, gluttony, cold, birthday celebrations, gluttony, birthday celebrations, bread baking, gluttony, RAWF11, gluttony, and so on. Aside from the cold, it’s […]

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No-Knead Bread Variations: Cheese, Chive & White Wine Loaf

November 3rd, 2011

Before we begin, a disclaimer: I ate 3/4 of this loaf to myself within a day and could have polished off the whole thing had I not restrained myself. My siblings quickly took care of the rest when they returned home. So if you have a 4qt pot or larger to use as a baking […]

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No-Knead Bread Variations: Basic Loaf (Improved)

November 3rd, 2011

Ever since I had my first taste of no-knead success, I’ve been compulsively baking a loaf of bread almost every day. That would make me more addicted to making this bread than to drinking coffee! Quite a bold statement I know, but it’s true. I didn’t bake any on Tuesday, and sorely missed having fresh […]

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