Brad’s showing work at Starbucks on Colerain Ave in July

I’m getting ready to show some pastels, drawings, and paintings at the Starbucks on Colerain Ave for the whole month of July.  I’m preparing them now and am planning on framing them all to match.  I’ll keep you posted.  Or if you’d like another reminder you can put your email address in below and I’ll send you the update.  I won’t spam you.  We’re...
read more

Penny’s Royal Wedding Brunch menu in Cincinnati Enquirer

I hope you enjoyed the Royal Wedding brunch article in The Cincinnati Enquirer.  Would you like to know the other recipes that didn’t fit in the article but made it in the pictures?  They are Champagne Wedding Punch, Raspberry Cranachan, and Classic Sausage Rolls.  I’ll be blogging those recipes soon.  Check back.  If you’d like to receive email updates for my future...
read more

‘We beastie’ series continues: Bull, dairy cow, bear, fire ant, hedgehog, sheep

Here are some more original 5×7 watercolors in the series: see more pics on...
read more

‘We beasties’ – raccoon, house fly, chameleon, squirrel

Oh.  You want more ‘we beasties‘ already since my last post 2 hours ago?  Alrighty then. Squirrel: Alternative expressions: People think I’m a rat with a tail I grind my teeth when I’m mad Raccoon: Alternative text: See behind the mask ‘Hi’ House Fly: Alternative text: I enjoy poop AND potato salad I want to land on your face I’m the fly on the...
read more

Muscovy Duck sausage, charred cauliflower, peppadew, and carmelized onion penne pasta

The meat grinder came out again but we only had muscovy duck breast as a meat (don’t you see the tear?).  We imitated a meal that we had in NYC in the meat packing district recently.  It was earthy, sweet, spicy, rustic and toasty all at the same time.  Good stuff.  Eat this like we did with a nice bottle of chateauneuf du pape and you’ll hate yourself.
read more