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The Best of The Bread

The Best of The Bread

The New York Times is well known for for their coverage of national and world events - however it is their no knead bread recipe that has garnered ...

Starting the Garden

Starting the Garden

The garden is still under six inches of snow - which means it is the perfect time to start those veggies indoors. Each year I take the seeds fro...

Much like Congress, our Herb Garden Bread Trays are all SOLD OUT

Much like Congress, our Herb Garden Bread Trays are all SOLD OUT

That is the thing about old school pieces from a time gone by - when thy're gone - they're gone. We were only able to get our hands on a few of ...

The peepers were peeping, but.....

The peepers were peeping, but.....

Last week on my drive home I passed several ponds near The Hickories  and the peepers were peeping.  Hundred or thousands? of them peeping away - a...

Covering Up AC Units

Covering Up AC Units

I often get requests to build one-offs for family, friends and others in the know.  Most of the time they as k me to replicate a shelf, table, coat...

RusticWares in Ally Bally Bee

RusticWares in Ally Bally Bee

I am excited to announce that Ally Bally Bee in Ridgefield, CT is now carrying the Rustic Wares all natural soap and lotion.  I have met Morag seve...

The Case For Making Too Much Risotto

The Case For Making Too Much Risotto

I didn't mean to mislead you - this post will not be about my famous risotto recipe.  Although I will say risotto is one of the first things my Dad...

Snowstorm Sunset

Snowstorm Sunset

As I dragged the garage door open the view to the west exploded with color. The winter storm had cleared and as the sun settled across the country...

My Bedroom Barn Door

My Bedroom Barn Door

Adding a barn door to any interior room of your house can immediately transform the space. My house had this weird extra room between the bedroom ...

Charcuterie Platter

Charcuterie Platter

The other day I shared  my families old world salami recipe  and today I will teach you how to put together the perfect charcuterie board.   The p...

Key Cleats

Key Cleats

Tired of your keys not being where they should be in the morning?  Need a piece of art to remind you of how much you miss your boat?  Do you live o...

Salami Time

Salami Time

As the excitement of the holidays fades and my January cleanse is over the cold of February can mean only one thing - salami making time. A time ho...