I don't like to do posts that are simply copy and paste in general but I have a subscription to it so I just thought it was a waste not to share.
So I picked the best tips from Martha from both issues.
It's a sign of the times that now hand made anything surely tastes as good as most artisanal products.
Ricotta is an ingredient that you can use in both savoury and sweet dishes so it would be worth making from scratch.
Here's how Martha does it.
Seems quite easy I could do it myself - if I could be bothered.
Now you know how to make ricotta -
you can then make this recipe!
Semifreddo is one of those dishes that really top off a great dinner party and visually I feel it is one that makes such an impact and is really quite versatile on toppings and main ingredient.
Are you confused about which oils to use with what and what is good for you when cold but bad when cooked etc etc ??
Here's the concise guide to clarify.
I like finding out about new places to visit other than the standard Cape Cod and Hamptons type of vacation places.
Seabrook, I shall visit you some time soon...
Waste not, want not.
Part of the reason why I have clutter is because I always think that things will be useful at some point so I store it.
So freezing celery leaves for stock and sauces just fed and
validated my hoarding.
validated my hoarding.
Jazz up avocados...
and jazz up lemonade.
This one pan pasta has already been blogged and criticized but here is the original and actual recipe for you to tweak accordingly.
Want a one off unique handbag?
Looks easy enough but I think I will still have to buy it when it becomes all the rage in Topshop...
So does the NHS, the National Health Service in the UK.
It hasn't been FDA proven but the emergency services use
Star of Bethlehem for victims of shock. They say it just works.
Keep it in your first aid kit.
But this article gives a good initial introduction.
I don't know about where you live but here in the UK,
it seems if you are a farmer then you really are a farmer or
a hedge fund manager recreating the post modern version of
Marie Antoinette playing farmhand milking cows.
But I can't blame them as there is something so romantic
and gratifying about it.
Mind you I don't even have a dog.
I blame River Cottage.
But FYI - animals don't recognize public holidays...
Doesn't the different dairy products look like like it belongs on Cleopatra's vanity?
I must have a low thresh hold for entertainment because I never get sick of watching most things get made. I still pause if I see bubble gum being made on Sesame Street.
Butter is even better.
Want unique table settings?
Well until everyone else sees this that is?
This is cheaper and would last longer than most flowers.
Plus even kids could get involved.
Martha is just so clever.
How on earth do her and her staff come up with this stuff.
I would have felt proud just putting it in the recycle bin.
This one is so clever as well.
I don't have the patience nor the energy to buy wrapping paper. I have been known to wrap presents in aluminum foil bc it organically moulds to the shape of the object and is nice and shiny.
No, I am not joking.
Great project to do with your kids?
Parsley stuck between your teeth is not a good look
but stuck between tulips?
Hope you got a few tips that you found useful! x