Monday, February 28, 2011

rabbit rabbit

print, originally uploaded by ellajohn.

Sunday, February 27, 2011


violin, originally uploaded by ellajohn.

Monday, February 14, 2011


happy valentines, originally uploaded by ellajohn.

Sunday, February 06, 2011

valentine capelet

valentine capelet, originally uploaded by ellajohn.

I finished this today to sell at the BNS chocolate party. There is another one in a big girl size on the way. I've got some crafting to do before next saturday.

I saw daffadils today. And baby lambs.

Friday, February 04, 2011


bread, originally uploaded by ellajohn.

no knead:: artisan bread

3 cups lukewarm water
1 1/2 T yeast
1/2 T kosher salt
6 1/2 cups all purpose flour

Warm water to 100 degrees. Add yeast and salt to water in a 5 qt bowl. Mix in flour. No need to knead. the dough will be wet ad loose. Cover and let rise 2 hours or until the dough collapses. Refridge overnight and up to 14 days.

Baking:: Dust a peel with cornmeal. Dust the top of the dough with flour and pull up a grapefruit sized portion. Cut off with a serrated knife. Shape into a round. Rest on the peel for forty minutes and bake in a 450 degree preheated oven. Pour a cup of hot water into a hot broiler pan beneath the baking stone and bake for 30 minutes.

jicama kiwi ginger salsa

1 T chopped ginger
4 kiwi diced
2 cups jicama diced
1 cup red onion
1/4 cup cilantro
1 jalapeno with seeds minced
juice of 4 limes


Thursday, February 03, 2011


carolina, originally uploaded by ellajohn.

Ella's science fair project is making us all happy. She is going to put four different kinds of bird seed in trays on our deck and count who comes to eat.

Tuesday, February 01, 2011


I was searching behind my tired eyes for something uplifting, and I've come up with a few things.
1. pomegranate popcicles
2. potage
3. yarn

We are mending, albeit slowly.