Downsizing Downeast All posts
Getting to Know You

Getting to Know You

I am having such a good time, getting to know my new home. Some things, such as the wonderful, changing scenes in my windows, day and night, are a constant delight. Others like the faint hoot of the wind blowing ...

Downeast Ciao! All posts
Vanilla Gelato and More!

Vanilla Gelato and More!

A simple Vanilla Gelato To illustrate the formulation of a simple vanilla Gelato, Giacomo asked the class what the parameters of the vanilla should be.  How sweet?  The class decided that it should be medium to low sweetness.  What kind ...

Weaving In and Out All posts

This is Us

The holidays are coming. Tortured by thoughts of place settings, pumpkin mousse, and home-made cranberry sauce, I lie awake night after night.  Insomnia traditionally starts this week and lasts until January 2.  I will sleep soundly the night of the ...