Friday, October 31, 2008
worth the wait (weight?)
after dinner and after dishes, we finally tasted the double layer pumpkin cheesecake i made last night. all of the extra chill time really paid off and i definitely feel more confident about making pies/cheesecake now. my sister and her boyfriend both asked for seconds, yay! it's definitely a candidate for the thanksgiving menu since it can be done ahead.
i said i wasn't going to make a complicated pumpkin but this pattern i found on the internerd was tougher than it looked this morning. it's a lot of smaller cuts that are really close to one another. i learned from past mistakes and cut out the smaller inside details first. i wish it didn't take so long since i meant to carve two designs but the other will have to wait. here i am past bedtime again, i am afraid i might sleep through halloween if i don't sneak a nap in after work.