One of the benefits of selling at the local farmer’s markets is being so close to the freshest locally grown fruits and veggies! And you already know, if you have read my blog before, that I love to experiment with new recipes and produce I never tried before. This year I am SO excited by the super fresh offerings of our Glencoe Farmer’s Market neighbor, Barry’s Berries. Fresh rhubarb is a plant I know from my childhood. The ruby stems and huge heart shaped leaves so broad and green they could hide a small 4-year old child (like me) underneath. Cooking with rhubarb is something I have never done. Too scared off by the warnings about the “poisonous” leaves of the plant, I was not sure what parts to use safely – it always put me on edge. But at the farmer’s market, the grower had the leaves removed, and all I had to worry about was cleaning and chopping for my recipe! So – this year – and for the very first time – …
The results are in! My very best Pie Crust ever! Use with seasonal fruit today from the Farmers’ Market and create your Best Pie Ever!
The art of self promotion has certainly become a thing in this post pandemic era! And one most artists and small businesses will certainly be struggling with now and for some time in the future. But taming the beast is imperative to remaining relevant in the new economy. So, as scary and unfriendly as this learning curve may seem: “we boldly go where no one’s gone before”. Well, sort of! Here’s to Reels, on-line video, and a commitment to improve the quality of content as I learn. Glad you’re out there and hope you enjoy this journey! Please follow us as you explore the links to our future at Gallery’s Choice! When you share a post, story or reel with someone you might think would like to see it, you help us grow. When you comment and send your positive love our way with engagement, you help us grow! We can’t do this alone – YOU MATTER! It’s a social thing! Check us out on Instagram @gallerys_choice , on Facebook , on Apple Podcasts, Google …
A drop-dead gorgeous option – classic beveled glass works with so many decor styles. This custom project by Gallery’s Choice provided functionality as a room divider, replacing existing solid shutters, and allowed privacy while letting natural light!
This seemingly straightforward subject – something we have all seen and taken for granted in the night sky – is decidedly complex. Love sharing the behind the scenes of this project with all of you!
Episode #14: Light and Leeks of the Art for Life Podcast by Gallery’s Choice will expand your understanding of light and how it is used by artists to create not only imagery, but mood and emotion. By grasping how masters have applied light techniques, you can improve your work – should you be an artist or artist wanna-be. Or elevate your enjoyment and appreciation for how those special pieces of art you love in your life came to be!
Vegetarian friendly and heart healthy this hearty soup makes the meal! Discover Leeks and learn how to elevate a simple week-night meal to fine-dining. Made with GC Lavender’s pantry essential Gourmet Triple Salt and Lemon Pepper seasonings. Courtesy of the Art for Life podcast from Gallery’s Choice.
This Episode #13 of the Art for Life Podcast is a special dedication acknowledging the challenges of today and sharing a story of our family’s Holiday tradition in the context of joy through remembrance. Traditions transcend time, establish connections and build community. We hope you’ll share in this tradition with us this year from where ever you are by listening, and look forward to being with you in the years to come.
Finishing a stained glass lamp is exciting. But getting the construction right can be daunting. Learn with us as we break it down, starting with tinning a vase cap!
Family legacy in light delivered! A Spring 2021 highlight as Gallery’s Choice installs a memorable custom art glass window in it’s forever home. This work, designed and fabricated by artists Rose and Bill Jarecki, was inspired by the creativity of a loving family, and holds in it a deeper meaning for life and spirit. “It was truly our honor to work on this stained glass artwork,” noted Rose Jarecki, owner/artist of Gallery’s Choice. “As an artist it is so rewarding to know your work is meaningful and will bring lasting joy.”