Sunday, July 31, 2016

July in my Kitchen

Summer fruit and vegetables are the best! I buy as many as I think we can eat, and keep them at room temperature
for best flavor!
I made focaccia in my new Kitchen Aid mixer that I call Cthulhu
because it called to me like H. P. Lovecraft's ancient monster.
Cthulhu making pizza dough with the dough hook.
Ready for the oven: the dough came out much crisper than my usual.
Crisp pizza, served on the new ceramic plate that I bought at the Ann Arbor Art Fair.
When she came to visit, my sister brought her crepe maker and prepared fabulous blintzes. Here: making the crepes.
My sister also baked a peach pie during her visit.
That was fun, delicious -- I posted quite a few photos an earlier post.
A very old ice can!
My freezer compartment isn't very large, so I've decided not to keep this antique ice can frozen all the time. It's really old, but might be a collector's item -- I suspect that I'll be recycling it, though.

It's been a very enjoyable month, with lots of other kitchen activities as well.

We also rearranged our African and Afro-Caribbean masks in the living room.


Beth F said...

So much baking! Love it. I don't bake a lot in the summer.

Jeanie said...

I'll be right over!

Debra Eliotseats said...

Love the round up. We are finally getting tomatoes but all of our peaches (and the tree was loaded) have fallen off with some sort of blight (or bug). Love all the baking!

(Diane) bookchickdi said...

ThAt pizza is mouthwatering.

Molly said...

My mom had a crepe maker like that... I should try to find it! I love both savory and sweet crepes.

Amanda said...

It must be great to have a sister who comes and bakes for you! And I'm a little envious of your lovely tomatoes. We are in the dead of winter here, so tomatoes won't be on my shopping list until they are back in season.

Pam said...

Looks like you ate very well in July! The homemade pizza looks especially tasty.

Mae Travels said...

This is the crepe maker that my sister brought with her:

Shari from GoodFoodWeek said...

I love blintzes - but I can never get my crepe machine to work. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and commenting :)

Johanna GGG said...

wow great foccaccia and have never seen a crepe maker before - I am quite jealous of your summer produce - enjoy the summer!