Category: In the Kitchen

Handmade Cutting Board

For Allysa’s birthday last year (2013), I decided to try my hand at a handmade wood cutting board after seeing so many successful projects on, and I thought it would be a perfect way to break in my new handplanes. Finished Cutting Board I did a bunch of research into what type of hardwood… Read the rest

Make Your Own Fizzy Fruit

A few weeks ago, Alys and I made fizzy fruit (carbonated fruit!) using a few things and some fresh fruit. The fruit is delicious and has a small bite to it from the carbonation. The fruit is 100% safe and contains no additives at all except carbon dioxide which is an inert gas used to… Read the rest

Extra Fancy Chocolate Covered Strawberries

For my second post, I wanted to make a tutorial on chocolate covered strawberries! I made these for Alys for valentines day. They look super fancy, but are really easy to make. Enjoy! What You Need: Dark and White Chocolate Chips (good quality!) Fresh Strawberries Sliced Almonds Pot with Water Ceramic or Pyrex Bowl and… Read the rest

Gingerbread House 2008

I just wanted to share with you guys the gingerbread that Alys and I created over winter break 2009. This is our 4th year baking a gingerbread house, and each year it gets a little bit better. I usually draw out a design first and construct a model out of paper. We then make the… Read the rest