A valley, two vines, and a flower

A place for a mom to rant and rave.

Monday, June 27, 2011

Dalek Dress beginnings

Looks like I am beginning another project. Rose wants a Dalek costume - more specifically a dress on the order of these.

I found a great dress to use as a base for $6.99 at Goodwill. I cut the gems off of the netting - I had actually started removing them when I remembered to take dome photos for project documentation.

The Dress:
The Base Dress

Removing the embelishments from the bodice:
The Glass Beads

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

My Grandmother's "Superb Slaw"

As it has come up recently, here is the recipe for my Grandmother's cole slaw. This is a vinegar and oil slaw recipe that is best prepared a day in advance of serving. Store in the refrigerator.

Superb Slaw

1 medium head cabbage, shredded
1 medium sized onion, thinly sliced
7/8 cup sugar
1 tsp dry mustard
1 tsp celery seed
3/4 cup vinegar
1/2 cup oil

Place cabbage and onion (mixed) in a bowl. Top with sugar. Boil remaining ingredients in saucepan. Pour over cabbage while hot.