Springing Into the Season

To introduce ourselves to Baltimore, Three Points Kitchen threw its second real-world, y’all-come-on-over event this past Sunday. Friends from far and near were kind enough to stop by and sample our kitchen’s offerings. It was a Mad Hatter Tea Party of sorts, celebrating the arrival of the fresh produce of the season–bright pea and mint…

Blood, Bones & Butter: Opening a Restaurant

The Three Points Kitchen crew launches its first book club this week with a bit of friendly conversation surrounding Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef, a memoir by Prune‘s chef Gabrielle Hamilton. To kick things off in style, we took a stab at getting a table at her restaurant (during…

Three Points Kitchen Reads: Blood, Bones & Butter

Every book club meeting I’ve ever participated in has been equal parts conversation, goat cheese, and Shiraz, so it seems to be just a bit of common sense for a food blog like ours to extend itself in the direction of a group reading and discussion project. For our first pick, we chose Gabrielle Hamilton’s…

Slow and Steady Wins The Race

Candy, despite its hyperactive reputation, seems to like the slow lane when it comes to production. Rebecca and I learned this the hard way (even if the company made the spoiled batches less annoying on balance) so you won’t have to. We were both having a little personal nostalgia trip with homemade candy recipes passed…

Pasta Project 2010

I wasn’t really in a shopping mood on this, the most commercial of American weekends, so getting a jump on some of the homemade holiday gifts I was hoping to produce seemed like a good idea. Plus, the husband was amenable to being conscripted into pasta machine cranking duty and, in all seriousness, I couldn’t…

Fried Doughnuts Are Totally Good For You (Psychologically Speaking)

Rebecca risked a frying injury to once again make us the kind of home-made treats you almost forget can be made at home. We stayed out of the line of oil and kept our attention on the melting chocolate. Rebecca adds: These were too good to not try again, with chocolate. Also presented an opportunity for…