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Fig ideas

If like me, you have a fig tree in your backyard, you’re probably deep in a sea of figs right now, and perhaps struggling for ideas on what the hell to do with them all. 537 more words

In The Kitchen

Late summer seasonal saucery

We’re into the last official month of summer here in Melbourne and we’ve been told to expect a very warm end to the season. That’s not unusual; it’s just that this summer has been un-seasonally mild, yet irritatingly dry (if you are trying to grow tomatoes). 1,214 more words

Cooking At Home

pear blue cheese fig jam bread

Today we signed a lease with another apartment much farther away from the city. We will be moving from here at the end of this month. 656 more words

Baked Goods


Before Christmas I found this fig jam and had a thought. I bought puff pastry (no, I have not made it since cooking school because when I even look at butter, it melts). 135 more words


Year of the Goat

For a New Years pre-party at my sister’s apartment I wanted to bring a cheese plate.  “Everyone loves cheese,” I thought, minutes before leaving for the party. 130 more words

Keep It Simple

Even though both my husband and I have the first two days of January off work, we decided to have a quiet celebration at home rather than be out partying until midnight. 235 more words

Food And Drink

Blue Cheese, Walnut, and Fig Thumbprint Cookies

It’s been nearly two weeks since I’ve been back home for winter break. Much as I expected, Palo Alto has stayed more or less the same—there were some rumors about our… 506 more words