The finished wool coat. Winter is upon us with unusual enthusiasm, this year. I made this coat to wear in Toronto where is is usually much colder than here (North Vancouver). I was pleased to get this coat out and wear it here. It occurred to me that I have committed the unpardonable sin of … Continue reading Finished FSG 1963 wool coat.
Champagne Cocktails - not for nice girls! There is a song from the Big Band era that talks about Champagne Cocktails for two. They sound so lovely and romantic. Her in a sweeping gown, him in a tuxedo with tails, leaning close sipping Champagne Cocktails. When I eventually looked up how to make Champagne Cocktails … Continue reading Fun with Holiday Cocktails. Up the flavor with Améo Essential Oils
6 cups flour plus extra as needed 1 Tbs sea salt 2 Tbs honey1 pkg yeast2.5 cups warm (37C) water2Tbs butter, margarine or Crisco goldThis is not a 1 hour from start to finish loaf. I like 2 rises so the yeast can start digesting the flour. The kneading activates the gluten which makes the texture of … Continue reading Homemade bread