The past few weeks (months, really) have been a bit of a blur. I’ve been writing a lot, but none of what I’ve been working on can be shared here. At least not shared yet. My long writing projects were wrapped up after a recent trip to Golden, Colorado, though, where I filmed an episode of Sew It All with Ellen March. You’ll be able to find my episode on PBS this fall! Can you guess what I was writing about for Sew News magazine and my episode?
When I got home, there were two things I wanted to do, which were sleep and finish reading A Clash of Kings. After I finished my book and caught up on much needed Zz’s, I wanted to spend some quality time in my kitchen. Baking was exactly what I needed, to work with my hands and have an excuse to abandon my other responsibilities upstairs in my studio.
Last night we had a meeting for the book Mink River, and although I was terrible and didn’t get very far into the book, I’m inspired to finish it because of how much the other club members loved it. It’s an interesting book that reads sort of like poetry. It takes some time to delve in and process the language and tone, but it’s lovely nonetheless.
I chose to bake up my Grandma’s Rhubarb Custard Meringue pie, which I had been craving ever since I saw rhubarb pop up on my Instagram feed.
It was perfectly sour and sweet, but I do need to find a new crust recipe. I can’t ever seem to make a crust that’s as flaky and soft as I want. It’s pity that I’ll have to keep baking pies and trying, eating it for breakfast with a hot cup of coffee. Just a shame.