Announcements: Shirlee Claire is helping to organize a KAL for the Latticework Jacket.
Latte: Ben started the Herringbone Mittens. He continues to work on his original striped tie and the Java Socks.
Abby's plugging along on the Dahlia Sweater and Shalder. She started the Meisi gloves and plans to add conductive thread so she can text without taking them off.
Stir: Ben had his first experience spinning on a wheel!
Chai: We went to Annie & Company, a delightful knitting shop on the Upper East Side. (BTW, they have a needlepoint floor upstairs, but we didn't go there.)
We visited a unique shop, My Plastic Heart. Abby began her "art toy" collection and Ben bought a book, The Unknown Portraits.
We stopped at Vivi Bubble Tea in Chinatown.
Ben had "dinner" at Pommes Frites, which only serves fries.
We cook! We mentioned Gojee, a great recipe site.
Ben made pumpkin chocolate chip cookies . Note that we used semi-sweet chocolate chips, which it says not to do. They were great.
We cooked Winter Minestrone and Tomato Basil soups from The Daily Soup cookbook
We made deep dish pizza dough from The Frugal Gourmet Cooks American.
Abby made challah from her own recipe.
Banana nut cheesecake from125 Best Cheesecake Recipes.