Sunday, August 16, 2009

Dog Day Afternoon

Hopefully no one will get hurt. Although some kid is definitely holding some mom hostage with whiny, bored antics. You'd think this were the worst place ever, what with it's back garden and fridge stocked with food and toys, computers and TV. Did I mention books??

Anyway, we've decided - 40 celsius weather notwithstanding - to make an apple pie and tempered chocolate shells (I really don't know how these add to the pie but it doesn't much matter - the child will not let it go.)

I guess we can fill them with whipped cream?

Having never made chocolate shells, I've got to find some recipe to work with now. Interweb, je t'aime.

FYI - right now, I'd be happy with a white vermouth, some cheese and pretzels, a good magazine and a sun hat. Alas, I suppose I may have time for that later.

Wish me luck.


  1. As long as you're not being held hostage by anyone who wants money for his BF's sex change, it's all good. And not a movie.

  2. Do you drink vermouth straight? I've never tried it like that.

  3. I've offered you good exchange rate for the chitlen....pour that glass of vermouth and think it over.

  4. I love the idea of some vermouth, cheese, and pretzels. I might have to just go do that.

  5. good always have something fun to create!

  6. Luck. Yummy! But baking does sound hot on a hot summer day.

  7. Wendy: Sage advice.

    Dr. M: The pie was a hit! And a good learning experience after all.

    Tessa: Occasionally - it tastes like flowers. But sometimes it can make you feel a bit queasy. Why, I don't know.

    Mattie: Trust me - this kid needs some kind of "work program" :-)

    Mardel: Yummy, huh!?

    FrouFrou: I try! Thank you. And gorgeous undies you've been posting about lately.

    Stacey: Insane, really, to turn on the a/c to run the oven. The eco-nut in me was traumatized. The gourmand, not so concerned!