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7/21/2017 Garden – Final sunflowers for 2017

A few days ago I planted the last sunflower seeds of 2017, mostly because of running out of space. Decided to plant six rows simultaneous and shoot for a bolus of flowers being ready at once… although in hindsight one … Continue reading

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Garden, July 17

I really need to keep a garden journal, because I have a lot to learn, I’ve spent more time than usual gardening this year, and I need to keep track of what has and hasn’t worked. So this will likely … Continue reading

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Habanero Sauce 2016

Based on Allrecipes http://allrecipes.com/recipe/57326/bobs-habanero-hot-sauce—liquid-fire/ 100 g seeded and stemmed habaneros from the garden 400 g canned mango puree 75 g agave in the raw 50 g red pepper from the garden 50 g yellow pepper from the garden 50 g … Continue reading

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Cuban Skirt Steak and Vegetables

…and this was the dinner from last night, Cuban skirt steak and vegetables, which was delicious. Both kids ate very well but Anya in particular.

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Thanksgiving 2014

New Ideas for Thanksgiving 2014 (a “live” post which will be updated a few times) (and a few non-Thanksgiving ideas) From Bon Appetit Thanksgiving issue: – A cranberry cocktail using actual cranberries? I’m in. – Not really Thanksgiving-specific, but I’m … Continue reading

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Lolita

The twinkies were looking great outside: Whilst the ladies were inside getting photobombed: A great time was had by all… Mike and I really enjoyed the pig tail and the bone marrow. Would go back again just for those two … Continue reading

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Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe comes via Cullen and Carol, one of the few times in recent history where I’ve baked something other than from my project baking book! These are a nice combination of banana and chocolate in cookie form. (Lesya typically … Continue reading

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Fives or Not, by Andy Hall

Found this old gem while cleaning out the master closet… brings me back about 20 years.

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Sunday Morning Pale Ale

Sorry Kristina, no pictures in this post But I had a picture of the brew setup from the other morning! Recipe Specifications ————————– Boil Size: 12.85 gal Post Boil Volume: 11.65 gal Batch Size (fermenter): 11.00 gal Ingredients: ———— 10 … Continue reading

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Good Friday Lambic

My mostest-awesomest brother-in-law Orest introduced me to sour beers a year or two ago, and I’ve been pretty obsessed with them ever since… or shall I call it a growing obsession. I’m lucky enough to have a bar just 10 … Continue reading

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