Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Cast Iron Biscuits!

Why bake biscuits on a cookie-sheet, when you could bake them in a cast iron pan?! I didn't even roll out the dough, I just pinched off biscuit-sized balls, arranged them in a cast iron skillet and them until they were golden brown.

...I don't have a lid for my skillet, so I used the lid from our tagine instead...

Finished biscuits:

What's better than cast iron biscuits? Biscuits covered in sausage gravy!

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Tiny people. Foody landscape.

There's an art showing going on in Seattle right now until Dec. 21 that I hope I have the chance to see! It's at the Winston Wachter Fine Art Gallery, and they are showing foody art work by Christopher Boffoli. It's very reminiscent of one of my favorite childhood books; Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi & Ronald Barrett.

Here's the NPR article where I originally heard about it with a slideshow of even more photos!: A Photographers Mini Food Fascination

And now for the foodscapes:

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Why it's awesome to have a lemon tree in your yard

Dark, cold, and rainy out? Want a hot toddy? No problem - lemme just go grab a lemon from MY LEMON TREE.

I might have grown up in California, but nearly 27 years later, I'm starting to understand why California is awesome.