Tuesday, December 27, 2011

The Boar's Head





The Boar's Head

The boar's head in hand bear I
Bedecked with bay and rosemary
And I pray you my masters be merry,
Quod estes in convivio.


This boar's head is a prototype for a whistle and needs a lot of work.  The herb wreath overpowers the head.  His expression also needs work.  In spite of the tusks he looks too happy.  Back to the studio!





Another pecan pie.  I finally got the recipe working the way I want it to.....got rid of the Karo.  And I am happy with my crust.  Cold, cold, cold makes for good crust!

Thanks for stopping by..............-s-

8 comments:

  1. mmm pecan pie... didn't have any this year. my sister is the pecan pie maker in my family.
    look forward to seeing your whistle finished... that is something i have never tried to make before.

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  2. yes, ice cold milk or ice water for a good crust, learned it in my Antoinette Pope cookbook, that looks so delicious, wish we could serve meals through the internet. good luck with the boar's head whistle.

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  3. Love the whistle!! Can't wait to see it finished.

    Ahhhhh pecan pie........ yum, I'll take a sliver and pass the coffee as I did not make it this year.

    have a wonderful new year smart cat!

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  4. Hi Gary.....yes indeed, pecan pie is a treat!

    Hi Michelle.....whistles are kind of a thing with me.

    Hi Linda....Cold water and shortening and not overworking the dough. Love the idea of virtual meals!

    Hi Sandy....I'm making some more today. I think we need to do an internet meal. Think it would be healthier in the long run!

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  5. Happy New Year and best wishes for a wonderful 2012.
    The pecan pie looks delicious and the boars head is fun.

    Hugs
    Carolyn

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  6. Hi Carolyn....thanks for stopping by....the pie was delicious. Happy 2012!

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  7. The pie picture makes my tummy grumble. An absolutely beautiful pie! YOU GOT TALENTS

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