Deep-Fried Glassy Pecans

If you read our blog about cake donuts you know we are in love with ChefSteps which is shown on PBS.  Their short gorgeous clips make cooking incredible food seem possible.  Cooking with scales rather than measuring cups…no problem (even if you are American, like me).  Sous Vide cooking…not a big deal.  Using dry ice…doesn’tRead more

A Picnic at Tanglewood

  Tanglewood Music Festival is in Lenox, Massachusetts.  It is celebrating its 75th year.  Tonight was opening night with an all Beethoven program performed by the Boston Symphony Orchestra.  While we’ve sat in the shed before, we opted to sit out on the lawn tonight to enjoy our picnic snacks.     We had alreadyRead more