I think it took 10 limes to yield the 2 cups of juice necessary for this particular sorbet recipe. Here it is in the ice cream maker:
One of my favorite things to do before a dinner party is set my diningroom table. Of course, with back-to-back affairs, I don't get to enjoy the 2nd night's setting for very long. Here it is:
We spent last night at the condo in Atlanta....just wanted a change of scenery. When we got home this afternoon, there was a package in the mail for me from my new friend Provie in Daphne, AL. She had emailed me last week and said she was sending me a few "chachkas".This had been a new word to me and many others at our Pamela Allen class . In case you don't know, chachka is the Yiddish term for an inexpensive, showy trinket. Provie makes and sells incredible assemblages. You can see Provie and some of her work here.
This is an overview pic of my chachkas:
and here are a few closeups:
I will use a lot of these guys on one of my Pamela Allen pieces:
Look at these, aren't they just a riot:
And last but certainly not least, these little gems:
Thanks Provie! It was great being with you, and so much fun to open up my package and find these chachkas!!