This excellent free tutorial from the BBC will come in handy when I'm associate producing a TV show. Read More

Makes about 8 dozen 1 1/2 inch round cookiesDOUGH:2 cups (280 g) unsifted all-purpose flour1 1/2 oz. (1/3 cup) shelled raw pistachios3/4 cup (150 g) granulated sugar1/8 tsp. salt8 oz. (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chilled1 large egg1/4 tsp. each pure ...Read More

...cobbled together from, like, eight different recipes for meringue cookies...3 egg whites3/4 c. sugar1/4 tsp. cream of tartar1/4 c. pureed strawberries1 tsp. vanillaSeparate cold eggs and bring whites to room temperature. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F. Run granulated sugar ...Read More

So that I don't forget, here are my notes from when I last made these little nuggets of goodness: I used Ghiradelli semisweet chips instead of unsweetened chocolate, and didn't put the mini marshmallows on top. ...Read More

Some dishrag patterns:CO 4 stsKnit one rowK2, YO, knit to end of rowContinue until there are 40 stsK1, K2tog, YO, K2tog, knit to end of rowContinue until there are 4 stsBO all stsAlso check out the Dishrag section here. Read More

Awesome chart from Lisa R. Myers' The Joy of Knitting Companion:GaugeSq.In/YdYd/Sq.In3.02.130.473.52.040.494.01.720.584.51.600.635.01.460.685.51.290.786.00.981.02 Read More

Playing Mahjong online today (which I totally shouldn't be doing: note to self...), I had my best score ever: 78722 through 5 levels, 13th place. I don't know whether to be proud or ashamed. Read More

Filet Net(x3 repeat)Row 1: k2, *sl2, pass 1st sl st over 2nd and off, sl1, pass 2nd sl st over and off, sl 3rd back to left, yo twice (to make 2 sts), k1* repeat to last st, k1Row 2: ...Read More

Was reading Nona Knits the other day, and found this excellent discussion of short row techniques that I don't want to lose track of. Read More

June 19 / 8:00 amCedar Creek 5K Trail Run (Metea Park) $17July 16 / 8:30 amBruin Alumni 5 K (Shoaff Park ) $15July 23 / 8:30 amMatthew 25 5K (Foster Park) $20 Read More