Denise's technicolor jelly bean aspic: a culinary wonder

Denise’s technicolor jelly bean aspic: a culinary wonder

As strange as this sounds, this is the 4th aspic I’ve made in one week.  With my newfound confidence, I took the leap into adapting a recipe to make a festive new creation just in time for Easter!

Behold, Denise’s technicolor jelly bean aspic! Continue reading Denise’s technicolor jelly bean aspic: a culinary wonder

Christmas in August

Most people don’t realize this, but I ‘celebrate’ Christmas twice a year:  in August and in December.  Working for a craft/hobby magazine, the Christmas issue is planned well in advance and is photographed in the summer.  It’s always strange to have Christmas trees up in the middle of summer.  Weather during this time of year is usually 100 degrees.  Not exactly Christmas weather! While I can’t show you any sneak peeks at the projects our photographer shot, I can show you a few behind the scenes shenanigans I shot.  Enjoy.   You might think it’s odd to take a ventriloquist’s … Continue reading Christmas in August