Thursday, February 24, 2011

rise Nº1

my friend,  
Juanita & I
went to lunch
let me tell you
it's all about the

I've been wanting
to go to

It's in Dallas
Inwood & Lovers Lane

I love the atmosphere

my appetizer:
 "Marshmallow" Soup

 tomato carrot bisque
topped with 
goat cheese
"marshmallow" mini soufflés
with a basil/pesto drizzle
 our bread....
so good
 my entree: crab soufflé
 our dessert:
strawberry soufflé

This restaurant is my new favorite
I can't wait to go there for dinner
My crab soufflé would have been perfect
with a glass of white wine

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Texas Vanilla Extract

I've been wanting to make my own vanilla for a while
I was inspired after reading 
this blog post
on the  

made here in Texas

I ordered these vanilla beans
based on
the recommendation of
The Meaning of Pie

I made 2 batches

one for me
one for my foodie friend, Misty! 

I cannot wait to use it !

Cinnamon + Sugar Brioche Toast