Low-Commitment Projects: Puzzle Puzzle

by brittany on March 2, 2015

puzzle puzzle detail

Puzzle Puzzle is one of my weirder Low-Commitment Projects to date.  I put together a puzzle, photographed it, and had a puzzle made of that photograph.  Good times.


la maison du savon se marseille wall mounted

Michael and I are more than a little proud of our Wall-Mounted La Maison du Savon de Marseille Soap.  The reasons are many, but firstly because it reminds us of a trip to Holland for our dear friends’ wedding (yes, we bought a French soap contraption in Amsterdam).

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Celery Soup with Bacon

February 25, 2015

In an effort to make soup out of every vegetable I can think of, I present you Celery Soup with Bacon. Celery is famous for being one of those fad diet foods that takes more calories to eat than it contains, so it makes sense to offset that virtuosity with bacon.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Tae’s “Street Talk”

February 23, 2015

Go learn some slang with Tae’s latest Low-Commitment Project, Street Talk.

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Spiced Molten Chocolate Cakes

February 20, 2015

By my count, I’ve made Spiced Molten Chocolate Cakes at least seven times.  The reasons are as follows:  chocolate, gooey center, wintry spices, warm, rich, fancy-but-easy, and fudgy saucy middle (which is probably the same thing as gooey center, but it bears repeating).

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Miso Butternut Soup

February 18, 2015

Aside from being a rather attractive dish, this Miso Butternut Soup possesses other virtues.  Namely, it is a big bowl of warm comfort food, delicious and healthy all at once.  It feels indulgent, but is actually a light seasonal soup, crammed full of vegetables that are themselves crammed full of vitamins.  Those are good for […]

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Origami Beer Labels

February 16, 2015

The awesome thing (for me) about this week’s Low-Commitment Project is I finally get to share an idea that’s been in my idea book for about a decade.  For some reason, I kept thinking “this would be so difficult and expensive to produce,” forgetting that I could just fake it.  This one’s the sailboat, and […]

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Flourless Date-Chocolate Cake with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

February 13, 2015

This is company cake.  It is so dense and rich that you’d collapse before finishing it on your own.  So, save this recipe for a dinner party, then wow your guests with the fancy deliciousness of Flourless Date-Chocolate Cake with Bourbon Caramel Sauce.

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Spicy Toasts

February 11, 2015

Everyone loves these Spicy Toasts.  I try to keep the recipe quiet because people pretend to be grossed out by mayonnaise, even though we all know they secretly love it.  Plus, toasted mayonnaise toasted becomes magic.  Even after somebody inevitably asks what’s on the toast, these wedges of hypnotic deliciousness always disappear.

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Low-Commitment Projects: Tae’s “Hand Shadow Puppets”

February 10, 2015

Tae’s illustrations for her post this week on Low-Commitment Projects are great.  It is called Hand Shadow Puppets, and she made paper versions of some classic hand shadow puppets.

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