Author Archives: chordjezter

Nursery Shelf with Closet Rod

As I had mentioned before, Norah’s nursery doesn’t have a closet but, if she is her mother’s daughter, she will need one. I decided to build her a shelf that I found in Ana White’s new book, The Handbuilt Home … Continue reading

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Applebutter Pie and Cheesy Biscuit Bombs

I work at Olde Towne Medical Center in Williamsburg, Va. I have been there almost 5 years now. Erica was hired shortly after I started as my patient care representative. We worked together for many years and made it through … Continue reading

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Pear Pie with Walnut Crust and Streusel Topping, PIE. p 259

Streusel-Topped Pear Pie with Walnut Crust, Pie p. 253 This is my first pear pie. I already made two apple pies this fall and I decided that I wanted something for Thanksgiving that felt like apple pie and sort of … Continue reading

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Carmelized Onion and Herb Stuffing

A few thanksgivings ago my Mom made the best stuffing I ever had. (or is it dressing? Are they the same? Isn’t mayonnaise also dressing?…anyway). All she remembers is that it took forever to carmelize the onions….all I remembered was … Continue reading

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Farmhouse Bed

Ana White King Size Bed Build At least a year ago I decided that the next woodworking project I wanted to work on was a new bed for Nicki and I. I had no idea how long this would end … Continue reading

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