Tag Archives: food

Granola with Apple Juice Concentrate

Good morning.  Here’s a different kind of blog today, don’t you think? In January Tammy over at Agrigirl’s Blog offered a fabulous recipe for making Granola with Apple Juice Concentrate.  (Please read Starting Fresh to enjoy the recipe she shared.) Perhaps … Continue reading

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Oh the foods that you’ll eat!

You think burdock is unusual, you say? You think the slender pungent root of the wild and prickly and dangerous burdock plant is food fit for farm animals and wild rodents? (If you taste it raw–like I did last week … Continue reading

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Cilantro~~the NEW green.

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for a declaration. Time to write a blog about an oft-maligned creature. Time to write a blog heralding the delights of–are you ready?–yes, you must be ready–CILANTRO! Let’s get honest.  Let’s not be shy.  How … Continue reading

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Eat local. Eat fish.

I like the concept of “eating local”.  How many of you read the book “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle” by Barbara Kingsolver?  Show of hands, please! How many of you then wanted to live an entire year eating only food produced in … Continue reading

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First you shoot your food…then you eat it.

I suppose you think I’m talking about shooting rabbits, right?  Making booyah (as they call rabbit stew around here, even though Wikipedia says it’s made with beef, chicken or pork).  Or maybe you think we’ve shot a deer and we’re … Continue reading

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Hi ho the dario the farmer in the woods.

Here we are.  Mid to late September.  Still working in the garden in front of our house.  Still pulling plants (feeding them to the deer who have been zapped away from the garden by the handy electric fence) and harvesting delicious broccoli, … Continue reading

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Hi ho silver & let them eat caviar (Cowboy Caviar, that is!)

Welcome to the Old West, you cowfolk.  I hope everyone is hungry.  Someone get the grill going.  How ’bout if you play your guitar?  Something like Home, Home on the Range?  Gracias, amigo.  Now, some of you want to come into … Continue reading

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Ate, prayed, loved

All good pilgrimages involve eating, praying and loving. In the movie “Eat, Pray, Love” which we saw last night, the main character traveled from New York City to Italy (food), India (prayer or connection with the divine) and Bali (love). … Continue reading

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The smell of fresh-baked bread

Sniff. Inhale deeply. Smell the aroma of fresh-baked bread? Smell that yeasty goodness of simple flour, salt, yeast (and perhaps sesame seeds) mixed together in a glass bowl?  Are your taste buds watering?  Would you like a buttered piece of … Continue reading

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The birthday blog which never ends.

We are so backed up in the blogging world.  All the way to last night.  We are still sitting at a birthday dinner opening cards and presents and hooting and carrying on.  We are still lighting candles on a homemade … Continue reading

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