Craft Cook Read Repeat
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

What happened to April?

What happened to April?

May 6, 2020

Episode 39

May 3 2020

On the Needles 1:57

Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout-- DONE!

 

Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green)-- DONE!

 

Stay in Line by String Revolution,  Must Stash Yarn & Fiber Perfect Sock Self Striping in Cascarones, Camp KAL-- DONE!

 

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

 

Continuous by Kelly White, Sincere Sheep Favor

On the Easel 13:30

Drafting to crafting table

Leather earrings

On the Table 20:31

Scrap garden

 

Whipped coffee update

 

Rosa's Mud Cake

Simple Cake by Odette Williams

 

Miso butter from The Dinner Plan

 

Things in bowls:

GINGER SWEET POTATO COCONUT MILK STEW WITH LENTILS & KALE

Spiced Chickpea Stew With Coconut and Turmeric Recipe

Tortilla soup

Cream of broccoli soup

Spicy white bean stew with broccoli rabe

 

Pizza beans

 

burrata with lentils and basil vinaigrette from Smitten Kitchen

On the Nightstand 39:32

Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson (audio)

Broken Harbor by Tana French

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey  (audio)

The Mirror and the Light by Hillary Mantel

In Five Years by Rebecca Serle

Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Witch Elm by Tana French

The River by Peter Heller

The Book Woman from Troublesome Creek

Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Where Green Meets Blue by Corinne Beenfield

On the Fly 58:56

Change dinner seats

@marlowethemaltipoo

Bike every street in SF

Prize for most complex pandemic dessert

Prize for most complex pandemic dessert

April 22, 2020

Episode 38

April 16 2020

On the Needles 2:17

Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres-- DONE!

Stashbusting Helix Hats for Feb & March donations, cascade 220 superwash-- DONE!

Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout

Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green)

Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)

 

On the Easel 12:17

Limn + latitude—still on Australia.

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

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things

On the Table 18:53

Floating Islands recipe

strawberry summer cake

How to Make Whipped Coffee

Cheesy spicy black bean bake (extra with baked potato)

Liège waffles with pearl sugar

“new” chocolate chippers from Gimme Some Oven

Laura’s shortbread recipe & technique (from cooks illustrated 2009).

LOVING Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat on Netflix. Link to trailer!

Creamy Sausage, Spinach & rice from The Girl who ate everything.

Adam’s biscuits (these are gf, oil-free, grain-free, and to me flavor-free). 

Adam’s Peanut butter Flax seed Cookies

On the Nightstand 41:42

The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Becoming by Michele Obama (audio)

Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

Feed by Mira Grant

The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

National Geographic from 2013

On the Fly 1:01:38

Andrew lloyd weber online

Theme dinners

Hello Clove Seth Avett’s solo IG show.

Jimmy Fallon The Tonight Show, Home edition especially check out this version of Sting’s Don’t Stand So Close to Me with classroom instruments.

Some Good News

 

Prize for most complex pandemic dessert

Prize for most complex pandemic dessert

April 22, 2020

Episode 38

April 16 2020

On the Needles 2:17

Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres-- DONE!

Stashbusting Helix Hats for Feb & March donations, cascade 220 superwash-- DONE!

Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout

Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green)

Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)

 

On the Easel 12:17

Limn + latitude—still on Australia.

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

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things

On the Table 18:53

Floating Islands recipe

strawberry summer cake

How to Make Whipped Coffee

Cheesy spicy black bean bake (extra with baked potato)

Liège waffles with pearl sugar

“new” chocolate chippers from Gimme Some Oven

Laura’s shortbread recipe & technique (from cooks illustrated 2009).

LOVING Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat on Netflix. Link to trailer!

Creamy Sausage, Spinach & rice from The Girl who ate everything.

Adam’s biscuits (these are gf, oil-free, grain-free, and to me flavor-free). 

Adam’s Peanut butter Flax seed Cookies

On the Nightstand 41:42

The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan

Becoming by Michele Obama (audio)

Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole

Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole

Feed by Mira Grant

The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter

Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

National Geographic from 2013

On the Fly 1:01:38

Andrew lloyd weber online

Theme dinners

Hello Clove Seth Avett’s solo IG show.

Jimmy Fallon The Tonight Show, Home edition especially check out this version of Sting’s Don’t Stand So Close to Me with classroom instruments.

Some Good News

 

Chock full of personality

Chock full of personality

April 9, 2020

Episode 37

April 8 2020

On the Needles 1:17

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: bring on the pumpkin spice-- DONE!

 

Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres

 

Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout

 

Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green)

On the Easel 9:04

Face masks!  I used an accordion-type pattern.  

Limn + latitude—made an array for Adelaide, South Australia.

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme complete. April is “leaves” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid.

#100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things

On the Table 15:34

Milk street free online classes! Thru april 30

 

Peach & Almond Alaska to molten chocolate cakes thekitchn.com

 

Indian Butter Tofu NYT

 

mississippi Roast NYT

 

Pretzels and Cinnamon Babka from How to Bake Everything by Mark Bittman

Oatmeal Chocolate Chippers from Nancy Baggett’s Cookie Book.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Scones with buttermilk

On the Nightstand 26:24

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (audio)

Faithful Place by Tana French

Nearly Normal Family by M. T. Edvardsson

Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women by Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, Sophie Perinot, Heather Webb, and E. Knight 

Akin by Emma Donoghue—saving for later.

Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving

The Plover by Brian Doyle

On the fly 37:23

Cal academy of sciences webcam

Monterey Bay Aquarium webcam

Glacier park webcam

Yellowstone webcam

Monterey Bay Aquarium jellyfish & otter cams

 

History Chicks 

Rex Factor

HP and the Sacred Text

Potterless

Hot & bothered: Twilight in quarantine

Crime Junkies https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/

My Favorite Murder podcast

The Anthropocene Reviewed https://soundcloud.com/theanthropocenereviewed

Tiles from NYT 

https://www.nytimes.com/puzzles/tiles?referringSource=articleShare

That was how I won your heart

That was how I won your heart

March 25, 2020

Episode 36

March 19, 2020

On the Needles 2:12

Brickyard by Elizabeth Doherty, Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Co in Sanctuary City -- REALLY DONE!

 

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: bring on the pumpkin spice

 

Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres

On the Easel 9:50

Limn + latitude—at a standstill,  given the pandemic.

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme this month with Daria.

Contemplating #100DayProject

On the Table 12:20

Vegetarian Quiche Lorraine with a Hash Brown Crust

Soda bread from The Best Recipe

shamrock cookies from The Betty Crocker Cooky Book

Banana butterscotch cream pie

Banana cake from The Cake Doctor Cooks Gluten Free

Spiced shrimp soup from 5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver

green okonomiyaki

Blueberry Cream Cookies from Momofuku Milk Bar

Dijon Chicken from Smitten Kitchen

Irish Soda bread with Whiskey-soaked raisins

Corned Beef

Braised Red Cabbage

On the Nightstand 25:21

Library online services!

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson (audio)

The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson

A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson

Long Bright River by Liz Moore

 

The multiverse makes me laugh every time

The multiverse makes me laugh every time

March 11, 2020

Episode 35

March 10, 2020

On the Needles 1:01

Stitches West recap

murnong hat, Sincere Sheep Eureka DK in Hothor’s Gem and Girl on the Rocks SW BFL sock in Munchkin -- DONE!!

Gnome is where you hang your hat by Sara Schira--DONE!!

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway -- DONE!!

Brickyard by Elizabeth Doherty, Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Co in Sanctuary City -- DONEish

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 17:37

Limn + latitude--Working on depictions of Australia.

Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme this month with Daria.

Contemplating #100DayProject

On the Table 25:16

Tres Leches Cake from The Cake Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free

Tomato Soup with Chickpeas and Moroccan Spices and Spicy Lamb Meatballs from Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore by Anna Thomas

Best Instant Pot Chocolate Cake Food52

Yogurt biscuits from How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman

Asparagus Frittata with cheddar

New ricciarelli recipe (double the recipe—you’re welcome).

Nima—gluten sensor!

One-pan Mexican chicken and Rice from Alex Snodgrass’ The Defined Dish. I added black beans & cheddar.

On the Nightstand 39:32

11-22-63 by Stephen King (audio)

The Secret Chapter (The Invisible Library series) by Genevieve Cogman

Half Spent was the Night by Ami McKay

Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams  

Long Petal in the Sea by Isabel Allende  

The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan (audio) 

The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré

Carpenteria by Alexis Wright

The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargraves

Giveaway! 57:51

The Clock Starts Ticking Now

The Clock Starts Ticking Now

February 26, 2020

Episode 34

February 20, 2020

On the Needles 1:29

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway

 

Gnome is where you hang your hat by Sara Schira

 

Brickyard by Elizabeth Doherty, Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Co in Sanctuary City

 

Leatherworking class at Workshop SF

On the Easel 16:30

Limn + latitude—call for surveys.  Hoodie drawing for survey participants will happen on March 5, 2020.  Get your surveys in before then if you want a chance to win!

Working on depictions of Australia.

Made fierce Valentine’s, and received a sketchbook!

On the Table 25:59

chickpea and kale shakshuka

 

Bittersweet Brownie Shortbread Recipe

 

Tofu lettuce wraps from Dinner Plan by kathy brennan and jane campion

More IP risotto, doubling recipe lesson, baked beans

 

More turkey burgers from Tuesday Nights/Milk Street cookbook.

Slow cooker butter chicken from The Modern Proper 

Chocolate Pavlova from Nigella Lawson

On the Nightstand 42:18

Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn

The secret place by tana french (audio)

The Likeness by Tana French

7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (audio)

Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire

11-22-63 by Stephen King (audio)

The Secret Chapter (invisible libary) by Genevieve Cogman

The Last Widow/The Kept Woman both by Karin Slaughter, both read by Kathleen Early.

Ellie and the Harp Maker by Hazel Prior

The Secret River by Kate Grenville

Everything you need to pep you up!

Everything you need to pep you up!

February 12, 2020

Episode 33

February 6 2020

On the Needles 2:18

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway

Qiviut scarf, Qiviut by Nunavut Qiviut in Raspberry colorway

Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)

Stitches West is coming!

wool from Australia:

Say! Little Hen and their Darling Dots Beanie

Australian Yarn Co. featuring brands—Patons, Cleackheaton, Panda, Shepherd, & Heirloom

Millpost Merino and their Murnong Beanie pattern

Black Wattle Alpaca Yarn & Fibre and their Banksia and Tyranny colorways!

On the Easel 13:06

Limn + latitude—call for surveys.

I made 16 illustrations for the Netherlands!

Switching gears to Australia.

On the Table 17:17

IP beef stroganoff and mac & cheese

Creamy Tomato & Gnocchi Soup cook with manali

Roasted Squash and Tofu smitten kitchen

Empanadas (finally!) from The Modern Proper with cream cheese dough from the Handheld Pies cookbook.

Served with Bitchin’ Sauce.

Enchiladas from Gimmesomeoven.com

On the Nightstand 29:49

Tuesday mooney talks to ghosts by Kate Racculia

The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

This is how you lose the time war by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

The Witches are Coming by Lindy West

Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn

The Secret Place by Tana French (audio)

The Godmother by Hannelore Cayre

The Kept Woman by Karen Slaughter

Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips

Giveaway! 55:16

Not at all rash inducing

Not at all rash inducing

January 29, 2020

Episode 32

January 22, 2020

On the Needles 2:42

103 hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Yarn Loving Lady Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted in American Robin

 

Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway

 

Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)

 

Qiviut shawl, fir cone lace pattern from up, down,all-around stitch dictionary by Wendy Bernard

 

Scheepjes yarn (yarn from the Netherlands)

Stephen and Penelopes in Amsterdam (beautiful-looking yarn shop)

On the Easel 9:58

Limn + latitude—call for surveys.

Still working on the Netherlands.

Made a list of strategies for when I fumble.

On the Table 15:51

Dry Rubbed Cauliflower Steaks with Kale Pesto and Browned Butter Breadcrumbs

 

Instant pot risotto

 

Lamb stew from Delish.  My guys LOVED it, but I’m not into lamb. 

 

Gevulde Koeken  Dutch shortbread with almond filling

Milk Street Tuesday Nights from Christopher Kimball

On the Nightstand 44:21

Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender

The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White

The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory

The Other Windsor Girl by Georgie Blalock

The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth (audio)

Sword of Kings by Bernard Cornwell

The Guardians by John Grisham

The Dutch Maiden by Marente de Moor

Midnight Blue by Simone van der Vlugt

Giveaway! 1:04:21

 

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