Craft Cook Read Repeat
I have manifested this book stack

I have manifested this book stack

September 23, 2020

Episode 49

Sept 17 2020

Special thanks to Kelly C. for her guest appearance while I was with family. 

On the Needles 4:09

Abington Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland Donegal DK in Temptress-- DONE!

 

Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, KnitCircus Opulence in badger tracks stripes-- DONE!

 

The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice

 

Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??

 

Toe up socks, Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Self Striping in Hook (summer concert tour)

 

Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway

On the Easel 13:29

Limn + Latitude : Japan! 

Connecticut sketchbook

On the Table 18:23

Foodstyling 101  with Pineapple Collaborative 

 

Beans!

 

Strawberry cake from Smitten Kitchen-- didnt use almond flour

https://tasty.co/recipe/macarons

Broma Bakery for rabbit hole of macarons and other baked goods

Mississippi mud pie this is not exactly what my friend makes, but pretty darn close

Toffee poke cake

 

Apple fritters from Iambaker.net

Claryssa’s Zucchini Bread with Walnuts

Morgann’s Stuffed Mushroom Caps:

Bulk sausage, cheddar, fresh parsley, garlic powder, onion powder. Press into mushroom caps, and bake at 350F for 25 minutes.

This version looks great for vegetarians!

 

On the Nightstand 41:15

Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes 

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (audio)

Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev 

If I had your Face by Frances Cha

Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (audio)

Turning Darkness into Light by Marie Brennan

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, mentioned & currently reading

Devotion, a memoir by Dani Shapiro, mentioned & currently reading

Bingo 1:01:45

Vacation cooking: apple fritters

Vacation sketching: CT sketchbook

Did not achieve a BINGO blackout—missed the “Kitchen Dance Party”

I’ve never # anything before

I’ve never # anything before

September 9, 2020

Episode 48

September 4, 2020

On the Needles 2:28

Lambtown classes

  • Textile Traditions of Peru - Abby Franquemont
  • Dyeing with Lichens- Judith MacKenzie

 

July Hat by Courtney Kelley, cascade 220 in silver grey-- DONE!

 

The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice

 

Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??

 

Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, KnitCircus Opulence in badger tracks stripes

 

Abington Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland Donegal DK in Temptress

On the Worktable 15:52

Macrame plant holders

Wall hanging

Crochet top

On the Table 23:51

Food styling class with Pineapple Collaborative & Elle Symone Scott

 

Salmon salad from DInner: a Love Story

 

Disney World Recipes You MUST Try -- Dole Whip

 

Squash sandwiches from Vegetable Kingdom-- made broccoli-dill spread, pickled peppers

 

Instant pot sweet potato tortilla soup from Pinch of Yum

 

More beans!-- sheet pan nachos

 

Eating with the Seasons

 

https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spanish-green-beans

 

Julia Child & Jacque Pepin green beans

 

chopped salad with feta, lime and mint from Smitten Kitchen

 

NYT Carrot Tart with Ricotta and Feta

 

The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book by Loren Bouchard and the Writers of Bob’s Burgers

On the Nightstand 42:00

Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer

Darwin Affair by Tim Mason

Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey

The Heir Affair by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan 

Dear Girls by Ali Wong

 

The Tattoo Artist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi

I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

In Her Studio Spaces and Stories of Creative Women Volume 2 Issue 4 inherstudiomagazine.com

Bingo

We have a winner!  Listen to the episode to find out if it’s you!

You can’t contain this joy

You can’t contain this joy

August 26, 2020

Episode 47

August 20, 2020

On the Needles 2:25

Downpour Socks by Susie White, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential Gripes in What’s New Pussycat? (yarn Aug 2016, started sept 2017)-- DONE!!

 

Nice to Gnome You by Sarah Schira, leftover Lady Dye Yarns in Study in Pink & Grey, 3IG Adorn in Bayside-- DONE!!

 

The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice

 

Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??

 

Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, KnitCircus Opulence in badger tracks stripes

 

Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway

On the Easel 12:23

Limn + Latitude : Japan!

Gouache zine, in progress. I think I’m titling it “Squash Paint.”

On the Table 20:47

 

Bean odyssey

 

Start Simple by Lukas Volger

  • Beans and greens soup
  • Silken tofu and tomatoes
  • Pineapple-sriracha tofu
  • Black bean tostada with greens
  • Omelette with tahini, pickled onions

 

Panda Express copycat Beef Broccoli

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

On the Nightstand 40:50

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (aug 8)

Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall (aug 9) Luc & Oliver 

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Lovely War by Julie Berry

His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (audio)

The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Bingo 1:02:47

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

 

New technique: cocoa stencil

Display something I made: son’s commission.

Restaurant recipe: Beef Broccoli

New Technique: baking soda as meat tenderizer

Cold recipe: Iced Matcha Latte

 

I won the bean competition

I won the bean competition

August 12, 2020

Episode 46

August 6 2020

On the Needles 5:03

Criterion Cowl by Casapinka, Lady Dye Yarns (Big Minis): Color A: Mrs. Hudson (lt. pink), Color B: Moriarty (grey), Color C: Irene Adler (hot pink)-- DONE!!

 

Sunnyside by Tanis Lavallee, Three Irish Girls Springvale Sock in Freya-- DONE!

 

The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice

 

Downpour Socks by Susie White, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential Gripes in What’s New Pussycat? (yarn Aug 2016, started sept 2017)

 

Nice to Gnome You by Sarah Schira, leftover Lady Dye Yarns in Study in Pink & Grey, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Bayside

 

Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway

On the Easel 16:11

My kid made a bed! We found the pattern at Ana-White.com

Limn + Latitude : Japan! 

Make Art Where You Are by Courtney Cerruti via CreativeBug.com

Illustrated Journaling: 14 Days of Prompts by Dylan Mierzwinski on Skillshare.com

Gouache zine, in progress. I think I’m titling it “Squash Paint.”

On the Table 27:26

Mexican coffee ice cream pie

 

toffee bars (yes again!)

 

Rancho Gordo Beans

 

Plum Crisp (too tart!) from MSL.

Apple Crisp (too sweet!) from The Chunky Chef.

Maple Salmon from allrecipes.com

Vegetable Kingdom Cookbook Review (34:10)  I purchased from Omnivore here in SF.

Playlist on spotify

  • Dry yardlong beans
  • Carmelized leek & mushroom toast
  • Dill-pickled fennel
  • Sweet potato po’boys
  • Dirty Cauliflower
  • Chickpea, fennel & potatoes
  • Haricots verts & mushroom stew
  • Oven-roasted zucchini with collard-peanut pesto
  • Broccoli & dill sandwich spread
  • Still to make: warm beluga lentils, all the charred scallions, charred cauliflower with tahini sauce, big beans & broccoli rabe sandwich, scallion-teff biscuits with mushroom gravy

On the Nightstand 53:38

Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Beauty in Breaking by Michele Harper

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi

The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Bingo 1:11:13

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

 

Vacation reading: party of two to Hawaii

Three recipes from same book: Vegetable Kingdom

 

Into the Mail: family-friend Quilt, and hand-painted grad card.

3+ recipes from the same cookbook: Vegetable Kindgom AND Atsuko’s Japanese Kitchen.

Farmer’s market: too tart plum crisp

 

Thank goodness for shenanigans

Thank goodness for shenanigans

July 29, 2020

Episode 45

July 23 2020

On the Needles 2:29

Bay area fiber fair

 

4 Day KAL

Soundtrack Pullover by Marie Greene, Neighborhood Fiber Co.: studio DK in Ward Circle (blue) and Broadway Market (grey)-- DONE!!

 

EmPower People cowl by Casapinka, Mouse House Fiber Co Storr in moxie-- DONE!

 

Criterion Cowl by Casapinka, Lady Dye Yarns (Big Minis): Color A: Mrs. Hudson (lt. pink), Color B: Moriarty (grey), Color C: Irene Adler (hot pink)

 

Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway

JAPANESE YARN

Hamanaka  Check out their Bonny fluorescents!

Ito.  Incredible color palette.

Avril. I’m enthralled with the fuwa fuwa tail yarn.

Habu Textiles. Lots of plant fiber yarns.

Noro Yarn. Has super-colorful yarn & on-line magazine.

Daruma. Wide variety, and I loved the Genmou line.

On the Easel 15:41

Limn + Latitude : Japan! 

Nearly finished with my 100 Day Project.

Ordered patterns from Hotpatterns.com

Making a Gouache Zine. And a Creativity Deck.

On the Table 25:51

Boys:

 

French onion frittata (here is an omelet version, I dont think it’s the one I originally was inspired by, but it’s close)

 

Toffee Bars, take 2. This is the perfect reproduction; we just mix in choc chips, no nuts. Easy!

Spaghetti Carbonara

Plum compote is in the works!

On the Nightstand 40:28

Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory Olivia & Max

Two Janes by Louisa Luna

New Moon and Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas  Starr

The Deep by Rivers Solomon

Glass Hotel  by Emily St. John Mandel

The Water Dancer by Ta’Nehisi Coates

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Bingo 1:02:53

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

 

Double batch

 

Finished a work-in-progress: family-friend Quilt!

Wrote a gratitude list.

Read The Water Dancer on Monica’s recommendation.

Compellingly Weird

Compellingly Weird

July 15, 2020

Episode 44

July 10 2020

On the Needles 2:37

Patterns still link to Ravelry so please be careful!

 

Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)-- DONE!!

 

Criterion Cowl by Casapinka, Lady Dye Yarns (Big Minis): Color A: Mrs. Hudson (lt. pink), Color B: Moriarty (grey), Color C: Irene Adler (hot pink)

 

Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway

4 Day KAL! Soundtrack Pullover by Marie Greene, Neighborhood Fiber Co.: studio DK in Ward Circle (blue) and Broadway Market (grey)

 

On the Easel 12:56

Limn + Latitude is coming back, and I’m headed* to…Japan! 

(*not really, just in spirit, art, literature, & cuisine).

New website in process.

On the Table 20:44

Upcoming: cooking from Vegetable Kingdom by Bryant Terry

Boys

 

 

  • Beef & broccoli from How to Cook without a Book by Pam Anderson
  • Sausage carbonara from 5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver
  • Chorizo quesadillas from The Dinner Plan by Brennan & Campion

 

Wingaersheek lunch for the 4th of July

 

Strawberry ice cream from How to Cook Everything

Toffee Bars, take 1 & take 2. Take 2 is the perfect reproduction; we just mix in choc chips, no nuts. Easy!

Pork Gyozas from Just one cookbook.com

Falafel fail. (Note to self: LISTEN when everyone tells you to start with dried beans).

Pickled red onions on everything.

HIGHLY recommend: local salsa! By Joy & Kelly. The most delicious, flavorful slurry of goodness

On the Nightstand 42:14

My Antonia by Willa Cather

Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein

The River by Peter Heller

The Immortals of Tehran by Ali Araghi

Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

The Memory Police by Yoko Ogama

My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley

Bingo 1:07:16

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

 

Monica

  • Heirloom: Wingaersheek 4th lunch
  • Farmers market: kohlrabi

 

Cortney

  • Heirloom recipe with Toffee Bar success!
  • Book Set in a Foreign Place (several)
  • New-to-me Periodical/Magazines: Kokeshi Trends, Tokyo Weekender, Breathe, Stanger’s Guide, Traveler’s Times.
  • New project: Appa on canvas for my kid
Where’s your risotto section?

Where’s your risotto section?

July 1, 2020

Episode 43

 

June 25 2020

On the Needles 2:45

Note: my pattern links go to Ravelry.  I’ve switched back to Classic View but not sure that will hold on your device.  Please be careful if you are having problems with the new format!

 

Everyday Lined Hat by Denise Bayron, cascade 220 in blaze -- DONE! 

 

All the baby hats

 

4 Day KAL (this is not a Rav link)

 

Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)

 

On the Easel 16:32

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things  paused for anti-racism awareness.

The Good Ship Illustration class

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. June is “produce” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid.

Skillshare class Illustration Practice: Lettering & Florals with Adobe Fresco by Dylan M.

Limn + Latitude is coming back, and I’m headed* to…Japan! 

(*not really, just in spirit, art, literature, & cuisine).

On the Table 24:36

 

Kale mushroom tacos from Now & Again by Julia Turshen (this recipe is not the one I made but I thought about making)

 

Zucchini rice gratin from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison

 

Father day feast from Now & Again by Julia Turshen

 

Boys switched methods!

 

Chicken Parmesan and cherry pie

 

Pizzas made at home on the pizza stone.

Mitchell’s Ice Cream

Rice bowls with Crispy Tofu from Cookie + Kate, 9-minute eggs, roasted vegetables.

Queen of Monrovia hamburger, anyone?

On the Nightstand 42:15

Bring Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore 

Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

New Waves by Kevin Nguyen

I’d Give Anything by Marisa de los Santos

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Japanese Ghost Stories by Lafcadio Hearn

Wind Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami

Bingo 1:01:23

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

 

Peace, Love and Chewing Gum

Peace, Love and Chewing Gum

June 17, 2020

Episode 42 

June 11 2020

Black Lives Matter

On the Needles 2:40

June hat by Meghan Kelly, cascade 220 in blue and white-- DONE!

 

Lounging Top | Sport by Joji Locatelli, Destination Yarn Trinket in Great Barrier Reef-- DONE :(

 

September Hat by Caroline Dick, cascade 220 in Jet-- DONE!

 

Everyday Lined Hat by Denise Bayron, cascade 220 in blaze 

On the Easel 12:13

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things  paused for anti-racism awareness.

The Good Ship Illustration class

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. June is “produce” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid.

Two awesome finds:

Smithsonian Black Artists online archives.

The Art Assignment with Sarah Urist Green, featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant

On the Table 18:30

 

Roasted (Broccoli) salad from Dinner Changing the Game chickpeas tahini dressing spinach/sprouts

 

Boys cook

 

Potato pancakes, with leftover mashed potatoes. Very soft texture.

Chicken Verde Enchiladas

Pizzas made at home on the pizza stone.

Chicken gyros with tzatziki sauce served with warm flatbread—WINNER!

On the Nightstand 29:58

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

The Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo

Beach Read by Emily Henry

Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg

Bingo 48:47

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

#diversespinesreadingchallenge has a GREAT booklist

It’s like gremlins around here

It’s like gremlins around here

June 3, 2020

Episode 41

May 28 2020

On the Needles 1:32

Continuous by Kelly White, Favor Aran by Sincere Sheep -- talk about the book: I Knit San Francisco -- DONE!

 

Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)

 

June hat by Meghan Kelly, cascade 220 in blue and white

 

Lounging Top | Sport by Joji Locatelli, Destination Yarn Trinket in Great Barrier Reef

 

On the Easel 11:37

100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things

The Good Ship Illustration class

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. May is “gems” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid.

Re-evaluating art goals from January. 

On the Table 22:19

Tartine chocolate buckwheat cookies (this one seems close)

 

https://smittenkitchen.com/2016/05/confetti-cookies/

You have one then you just need 5 more

 

Banana cake with cream cheese frosting

 

Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

 

Cauliflower & Coconut curry

 

Sourdough from a friend!

 

Sourdough chocolate chip cookies--slightly too cakey for me. 

 

Next time, I'm trying this version

 

Cherry Galette

On the Nightstand 42:35

Ghost bride streaming on netflix

 

Two lives of lydia bird by Josie Silver

Oona out of order by Margarita Montimore

The Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth

The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna

Book of Longing by Sue Monk Kidd

Drawn In by Julia Rothman

You are an Artist by Sarah Urist Green

Bingo 1:04:24

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry

 

When life gives you lemon curd, make macarons

When life gives you lemon curd, make macarons

May 20, 2020

Episode 40

May 13 2020

On the Needles 1:23

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher , White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Roamin’ Gnomial-- DONE!

 

Continuous by Kelly White, Favor Aran by Sincere Sheep -- talk about the book: I Knit San Francisco 

 

Rainbow Birthday Cake by Yarn Blossom Boutique-- DONE!

On the Easel 8:31

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things

The Good Ship Illustration class

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. May is “gems” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid.

Also, thinking about collage and this awesome book about Mary Delany by Molly Peacock.

On the Table 12:51

Almond gato from Simple Cake

 

E-cookbooks for charity

  • Stay In, Cook Out -- Tartines salted chocolate buckwheat cookies, super duper burgers pickles
  • Family Meal: Recipes from our community-- Smitten Kitchen, Ina Garten, Eric Ripert

 

Almond gato from Simple Cake

 

Turkey meatballs from Small Victories,  cauliflower slaw from SK

 

Lemon Curd from Luscious Lemon Desserts.

Lemon Macarons and Oreo Macarons from Broma Bakery.

And Monica thinks I may need this accessory

On the Nightstand 29:13

The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel

Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Shadow of the wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Lucia Graves (Translator) 

Unwomanly face of war by Svetlana Alexievich

Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

My Ántonia by Willa Cather

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

On the fly 47:30

Online dance class

Bingo 49:50

Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7

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