Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Christmas Dinner at the Johnsons



Mama does the Pineapple Cake

Sunday, December 23, 2007

The Johnson Family Christmas Cooky [sic]

Wasps' Nests

Butter and flour cooky [sic] sheets. Set the oven at 300 degrees.

Shred lengthwise:
. 5 pound blanched almonds
Cook together until the syrup spins a thread (240 degrees):
.5 cup sugar
.25 cup water
Stir in the almonds.
Grate or chop fine:
1 package semi-sweet chocolate
Beat until very stiff:
3 egg whites
Add by spoonfuls, beating constantly:
2 cups confectioners' sugar

Add the chocolate and the almond mixture. Put half-teasponfuls of the dough on the cooky [sic] sheets. Bake until dry (about 25 minutes). Let stand 10 minutes and remove from the pan. Makes 100.

My Old Man

Friday, December 14, 2007

Church Street Window

Wednesday, December 12, 2007



Sunday, December 09, 2007


Philippe vacuums the landing in anticipation of guests arriving at the Church Street Holiday Party.

After Party

Yoon rests his eyes as the Church Street Holiday Party comes to a close.

Sunday, December 02, 2007

A Soldier and His Cat

Mr. Reitano Does 50