Month: July 2011

Taking a foray into sorbet

Time was – and maybe for some still is, making homemade ice cream was a near daylong feat of strength. This ordeal involved a huge contraption with a hand crank; a 50-pound bag of something called rock salt, a clear to grayish gravel that had the diametrical abilities to both […]

Pie of the month: Squaring off chess pie

How does one keep a memory alive? By revisiting it again and again as if it were a favorite destination. If the memories are from trips, one can return to a place through souvenirs, photos, musings in a travel journal — and recipes. My recent trip in Nashville had me […]