Wednesday, May 21, 2008

1::2::3

The act of eating,feeding oneself...a basic need for all God's creatures.I tried to capture the essence of this red house finch dining on thistle at one of my backyard feeders. Yesterday was a wet,dreary day,and I was standing at the back window.The girls were here and were in awe of this little bird,eating for survival... I then decided that we too should have a treat...as the thistle seed is for the finch.I decided to make Apple Crostata...a quick ,but delicious apple dessert... It's actually as easy as 1::2::3...as you can see from above.This is a recipe from The Contessa...you know her...Ina Garten...The Barefoot Contessa...and you can find the recipe here. I have made this recipe countless times... and I have never heard a complaint. My family laughs at me about The Contessa...I wish she would invite me to her wonderful home...out in the Hampton's...oh,I don't care,I'd go for breakfast,lunch or dinner.I'd even go for a weekend deal if she'd have me...maybe she'd throw a party beachfront for me! Wouldn't that be wonderful...me and The Contessa,why I'd knit her a pair of socks...I know she always wears Loro Piana cashmere slippers,but I'm sure she'd like my socks...don't you think? I probably will never get closer to her than the two recipe books that I own and a piece of this, with a glass of ice cold milk...but I can dream,can't I? TRY THIS RECIPE...Please...for your own sake and if The Contessa ever invites you,please think of me! For anyone who doesn't know this is a trillium, one of my favorite spring blooms.Three petals of beauty,I just wanted to share...Now,I think I should go and finish the last sleeve on May,the Rowan designs shrug I'm making for Hailey...maybe I'll have a little crostata,too...

4 comments:

happymamaof3 said...
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happymamaof3 said...

not sure why it deleted but hey ...
just thanks , now i'm drooling and hungry again! LOL!!! for the last time her name is INA! I-N-A , INA!!! not "The Contessa" , Ina! ROF!!!! :0)

Mr Puffy's Knitting Blog: said...

Your Apple desert looks fabulous! I tagged you on my blog - play along but only if you want to.

Thimbleina said...

That looks lovely, thanks for sharing the link to the recipe. Have a great weekend