Even sadder, all our dear visitors have flown back to their own nests and our dulce domum is very quiet. I miss everyone, especially the baby. Waaahh! But, as my mother used to love to say, SPS (self-pity stinks). Oy!
Homemade vanilla extract - how-to is here. I have it on good authority that once you make this, you'll never go back to the store-bought kind. My daughter-in-law makes her own. I trust her taste and judgment.
Homemade 18th century style leaven - a very cool how-to is here
Bye for now. I hope to be back later this week with another post. I think I can, I think I can, I think I can...