Hatton House Diaries

One day, we decided to buy a 125 year old Victorian House in Des Moines, Iowa…….

Now We’re Cooking With Gas March 15, 2013

Filed under: Remodeling and Design Projects — hattonhousedsm @ 6:34 am
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imageNow that the new Thermador is hooked up, it was time to do some serious cooking. I’m not sure I’ll ever be coordinated enough to use the griddle, six burners, and two ovens all at the same time, but I was pretty excited about getting homemade sauce, pasta, cookies, and cheddar scones all going at the same time in our first full dinner prepared on the new range.

And yes, the food made in your dream oven DOES taste better!


Peach Season! July 3, 2012

Filed under: In the Garden,Keep It Local,Urban Farming — hattonhousedsm @ 7:00 pm
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imagePeach season has arrived at the Hatton House! From our single peach tree, we harvested almost 10 gallons of peaches before we ran out of buckets. We’ve already frozen some, given some to neighbors, and made a peach cobbler. Still not at all sick of them. Peaches grown organically and eaten 100 degree hot right off the tree is an intensely delicious experience!