Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Sugar High

I'm immersed in nineteenth-century candy at the moment, tracking down leads on the origins of Turkish Delight and how it got to America. The talk is due on Saturday, but there's not much free time before then.

I'm also in search of cones for a cooking project. I went to just about every fancy schmanzy food store in the region and finally bought a cone of sewing thread for a serger, only to strip off all the thread. Now I've decided it's really too small for what I want.

I've been eyeballing the cone on which I have some Jacob yarn wound and telling myself not to be ridiculous.

It would be foolish, wouldn't it?

6 comments:

Crafty and Crap said...

What about Miss Rachel. She could have it from her dying business... I don't have any or I'd run them to you.

Rachel said...

I just threw 2 cones away. Damn. Let me see if I can rescue them.

Rachel said...

Got 'em! They are slightly damp from laying on a wet paper towel (and from being lysoled), but I have them.

Rachel said...

Pardon me while I spam your blog with comments about my trash can. I just re-read your post and realized you need the cones for FOOD. You probably don't want my trash cones, dur. I will save my next clean batch if you need them.

Annie said...

Cones? Like a form to make cones from or something into which you'd like to actually put food? I've got yarn cones too, and I'm not adverse to winding off the yarn...

That's a 7-letter Deborah, never a Deb said...

I need them to make sugar cones, so they would be molds, ala the sugar skulls. I only need about 3 or 4 for my purposes. I'd happyily take even 1.