Monthly Archives: August 2015

It Ain’t Easy

It started with an old steel spoon that I came across.  I knew I had a steel fork that I had tucked away for safe keeping in a wooden box somewhere and I wanted to put the spoon with the fork.  So … Continue reading

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Julab, julap, julep….

I can’t help but admire the variety of designs of julep strainers that were manufactured over 100 years ago.  Size, shape of bowl and handle, cut-out design and pattern were varied.  A sampling is shown below. I vaguely recall that … Continue reading

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