kbean (Katie Bean)

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Mini-meltdown precedes happy ending

I attended this wedding. The bride and groom wanted a brown cake to go with brown elements in their color scheme, and they thought white buttercream was too sweet. It's a mocha frosting, and it went so fast that I didn't get any.

September 20, 2010 at 3:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

A guide to tomatoes: Picking the right type for your needs

Our favorites from our garden last year were the sunsugars. They are delicious! We kept a bowl of them on the table to snack on. We also grew yellow pear, which didn't taste as good (not sweet). And, oh my, I don't think indeterminate begins to describe the yellow pear — it wanted to grow EVERYWHERE. This year, we're doing sunsugar, jet star, a cherry tomato type and a yellow tomato type, which I don't know the names of off the top of my head.

Two of my favorite tomato salad recipes:
Tomatoes with parsley vinaigrette: http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/t...
Cherry tomato salad: http://www.marthastewart.com/recipe/c...

June 30, 2010 at 10:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )