Food. Drink. Dogs. Books. Theatre.
Literary jill-of-all-trades. Secretary. Performer. Wannabe librarian. Lover of food. And dogs.
Food, Books, Ballet… oh, and a puppy
Hampton and I are both back into rehearsals* so weekends are for bigger meals, and tonight may have been our best schnitzel yet. We toasted and ground up leftover soft pretzel from Strudelteig’s last visit to Lesser Known, the fantastic Eastern European-inspired brewery a mile and change from our house, for the crust on this […]More
Clean the Fridge+
Happy holidays! We went to see Hampton’s parents for Christmas and every trip to Raleigh these days requires a trip to Wegman’s for specialty items we rarely see in Winston-Salem. As much as we love this town and don’t want to move back to all that traffic and house prices. When we go to Wegman’s, […]More
Time keeps turning and Flat 493 keeps cooking. Let’s try to get back to a somewhat regular menu sharing, shall we? Nevermind that I tried to do this last week and WordPress crashed on me. Here we are. Hopefully. Cross your fingers. Highlights from the past two weeks: — Trader Joe’s has a new and […]More
Food, Glorious Food
The end of rehearsals has meant a return to cooking. Like, the kind of cooking we enjoy, not just getting food on the table. I won’t bore you with alllllll the daily details (yet), but there have been a few standouts the past few weeks. — Orange-Chili Glazed Pork Tenderloin with Carrot Pesto and Grilled […]More
We are a week and change away from life returning to normal… err, the most recent normal? So let’s play catch up. Food has still been a bit hit and miss due to rehearsals and gigs. Recent highlights: — the cheater’s Spanish tortilla: did this for a brunch party with the recommended prosciutto and piquillos […]More
Sitzprobe is a rehearsal when the actors get to sing with the orchestra for the first time, instead of just a rehearsal pianist [though major props to all rehearsal accompanists!]. So I guess since today was sitz and tomorrow starts tech, it’s time I finally talk about Into the Woods! For those who don’t know, […]More