It’s been rather quiet here on ¡dpm does!. You can blame the wedding. Yes, we decided to make it government official this October. It was marvelous and meaningful, with puppets and brass bands and parades and a lot of DIY fun. When we got engaged, we considered celebrating as we always do, by making lots of food and having everyone over for a big ol’ … Continue reading wedding cake.
We’ve come to the end of 2012 and it is time, once again, to welcome the new year with good company and a good meal. There’s nothing quite like the ritual of planning a meal — reflecting on the season and the thought to a menu, early morning rounds of the greenmarket, the butcher, the baker, Jery’s — to focus the mind on the simple … Continue reading ricotta.
The White House dabbled in some homebrewing a while back, and of course the foodie blogosphere went crazy. Someone even went as far as to file a Freedom of Information Act for the recipe! Ha! It worked, or something worked. Because here we have it, from the WH itself: We’ve brewed beer a total of three times since buying our starter kit in 2008. Yup, … Continue reading obama brew. part one.