Happy Earth Day! As I’ve mentioned before, I’m lazy, but I still want to do my part when it comes to saving the planet (cue the cheesy music). Instead of investing in a 100% hemp wardrobe, I’m making small changes to be a little more eco friendly.
I’ve found that one of the easiest ways to go green is to carry my own bags when I go shopping. I’ll admit that I forget them at home half of the time, but at least I’m trying!
Another easy way to go green is to cook seasonal meals. I took my bag to the grocery store this past weekend and picked up asparagus and strawberries.
This Farfalle with Roasted Asparagus, Lemon, and Parmesan is what I whipped up!
Hi there! Welcome to my blog, Hello Little Home. I’m Ginnie.
Me and my husband, Joel.
I started Hello Little Home, because I was looking for a place to share some of my favorite things: design, food, fashion, travel … the list goes on. I’m also working on turning my tiny NYC apartment into a home, so I’ll be sharing that, too.
Some of my pics from around New York.
Here’s a little treat for checking out my blog. My mom had a serious sweet tooth when I was a kid (must be where I get it from), and she was a great baker. Her Danish Puff is one if my favorites. I think you’ll like it, too!
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 tbsp. water
1/2 cup butter
1 cup water
1 tsp. almond extract
1 cup flour
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 tbsp. butter
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1-2 tsp. water
1/2 cup chopped or sliced almonds, toasted
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Place 1 cup flour in medium bowl. Add 1/2 cup butter and mix with fork until mixture is the size of coarse crumbs. Sprinkle water over mixture and mix. Gather dough into ball and press into bottom of an ungreased 8 x 8-inch baking pan.
Heat 1/2 cup butter and 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in almond extract and 1 cup flour. Stir vigorously over low heat about 1 minute or until a ball forms. Remove from heat. Add eggs and beat until smooth. Spread topping over pastry.
Bake about 1 hour or until topping is crisp and brown. Place on rack and cool completely.
In a medium bowl, combine all glaze ingredients, except nuts, until smooth. Spread over pastry and sprinkle with nuts.