Monthly Archives: July 2010

Canning with Booze: Cherries Two Ways

I like cocktails with a built-in snack: a Pimm’s cup with cucumber spears, a gin martini with lots of olives, a Bloody Mary with as much veg as I can fit in the glass (celery and cornichons!).  And cherries, too. … Continue reading

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Buffet Remix: Using Mod Podge on Furniture

I’ve had this decent, though boring, buffet/dresser for about a year. I picked it up for $25 at a used furniture place in Somerville. It’s nothing wonderful, mostly veneer on wood, the hardware on the doors didn’t fit, there were … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer, or how to eat more lavender

Somewhere around ’02 I was traveling the Balkans. I flew into Zagreb, Croatia, and out of Beograd, Serbia several weeks later. I followed a well-worn path through the towns of the Dalmatian Coast. Zadar and its white stone walls, the … Continue reading

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