Author Archives: kunstkitchen

About kunstkitchen

Visual artist and writer hunting words, languages, visions, and insight in my kitchen - connecting Art (Kunst) and culture and slow food cooking. Classically trained artist. Paint and draw with traditional materials. Live in the Northland where it's six months of winter. Appreciate the little things in life. Sharing food and art experiences and the lessons that my talented and generous friends have given me.

Travel – Holidays = Arctic Blast Delays

I made plans for a trip South Carolina to visit my friend and her family over the holidays. Yes, I made it out of Minneapolis, MN even as the snow started on Wednesday 12/21/22. If you wondering how that was … Continue reading

Posted in environment | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Tart Queen Rising = Fresh Peach and Berry Tart Recipe –

There were fresh raspberries and blueberries at the market – locally grown – that cried out to be in a tart. What’s so great about a tart, you wonder? Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Fruit, photography, Slow food and art in the kitchen | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Give Thanks = Reflection on Gratitude – Thanksgiving Day

From “Appreciate Your Life” Hykuyu Taizen Maezumi “I want you to appreciate your own life, too. Every moment, right now, is nothing other than us, our practice, our life, our realization, our manifestation! Refresh it each moment! Having such a … Continue reading


Autumn Views = Bee Speak – In The Waning Days

It’s autumn. The breeze rattles the dry leaves. Bees seeking the last of the pollen buzz around me. One comes to my face and body. She comes to each of my ears buzzing an urgent message. Continue reading

Posted in animals, environment, photography, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Snow, Cold Temps = Mother Nature’s Early Winter – Rose Cure – Enjoy the Views

Over the weekend there was snow that covered everything, but melted. As a result of early winter morning temps are below freezing. Garden plants need covers overnight. The mum plants and other fall plantings can be saved. It’s a another … Continue reading

Posted in animals, environment, gardens, photography, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment