Monthly Archives: February 2008

Ganache

When you find yourself with leftover chocolate and heavy cream there is only one thing to do:  make ganache.  I threw together cupcakes today as a vehicle for the ganache.  To make a long story short, you’ll need two parts … Continue reading

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The men of the house

Pix of the menfolk.  Here’s a photo of the founder of the feast (on the right).  He works hard so I can do this kind of thing much of the time.  He’s not easy to photograph because he hates having … Continue reading

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One recipe of Nigella’s bites

I like Nigella Lawson’s cookbooks.  I got a used copy of Nigella Bites (2002) the other day and prepared two recipes thus far:  chocolate fudge cake (page 47) and liptauer (page 161).  I am always on the lookout for a … Continue reading

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A dog in a car

Berry is unhappy in the car, as you can see here.  He should be happy, though, because he knows that I always get him a McDonald’s double cheeseburger without condiments when we have to go to the vet or something … Continue reading

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Great Szechuan in Richmond

A meal today at Steve’s new favorite restaurant, Great Szechuan (3288 Pierce Street, Richmond) at the back of Pacific East Mall.  I’ve written about this place before but did not have any photos until this trip.  I again ordered the … Continue reading

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