Monthly archive December, 2011
Andy Warhol - Poinsettia Cocktail

Andy Warhol – Poinsettia Cocktail

 Andy Warhol, Poinsettias, circa 1983 synthetic polymer and silkscreen inks on canvas,  35.5 x 28cm, Private collection
Albert Anker - Pistachio Cranberry Icebox Cookies

Albert Anker – Pistachio Cranberry Icebox Cookies

As far as cookie recipes go, this little beauty has become my new holiday staple. I first tried this recipe by Gourmet a couple of years ago but made too many substitutions. The cookies were extremely disappointing and I filed the card away in my recipe box until a bag of what was described as...
John Frederick Peto - Old-fasioned Molasses Cookies

John Frederick Peto – Old-fasioned Molasses Cookies

Growing up in the Midwest, cookies played a major part of my December. Throughout the holiday season, we gathered at my grandparent’s home for various parties and meals, always entering their home via the garage and past the cookies. Perched on the woodpile, the cookies lived in old tins between layers of wax paper and...
Exhibition - Acquired Taste: Food and the Art of Consumption

Exhibition – Acquired Taste: Food and the Art of Consumption

Currently on view at the Begovich Gallery at California State University, Fullerton is the exhibition ‘Acquired Taste: Food and the Art of Consumption’ curated by Alyssa Cordova & Heather Richards of Sickpack projects. The show runs until the 8th of December and features artists whose work focuses on food as subject matter or subtext. Of...