Classic Pantry Waffles

Most of the reasons why I was excited to find a real house involved the kitchen. A gas oven. Natural light for taking pictures. Storage space for all of the appliances I never could justify hoarding before. Fortunately, our new home meets these criteria, even if the basement is rapidly filling with shelves of serving dishes, grilling accessories, and…appliances that I can just barely justify hoarding. A waffle maker made the cut, and photographing my breakfast bounty bathed in natural … Continue reading

Cheesy Puppy Treats

Stella Puppy is such a good girl, that I really enjoy making treats for her. I think she enjoys eating them too! I made these cheesy treats while we were waiting for the hurricane to roll in. I took her out for a walk while they were baking, and it smelled like French gougères (cheese puffs that will be featured here one day) in my apartment. Stella got a whiff of them and ran straight to the oven, immediately forgetting … Continue reading

Snuggley Stella

Stella has turned into a real snuggle pup. When we first had her, she did not want to snuggle at all. If we would stretch out on the floor next to her, she would get up and relocate a few feet over. Over the past few months, she has really learned to love a good cuddle session. She cozies up to me when I wake up in the morning, and even tried to sleep under our covers the other night. … Continue reading