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.

Apples = Still Life – Memories of Friday Market in Leeuwarden

Fridays on the market square called Wilhelminaplein in Leeuwarden is the large food market of Friesland in the Netherlands. Continue reading

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Mind Traveling = Signs of Spring – Minneapolis

To anyone living to the south of Minnesota, you are probably already experiencing the signs of spring flowers. People from different parts of the world contributed to these photos.
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Shetland Sheepdog Portrait = Piper’s Portrait in Pastel

This piece of artwork of Piper, a Shetland Sheepdog was a commemorative portrait. The photo I had to work from was very distorted with pixelated smears. It took much longer than expected to intuit the missing details. I looked at … Continue reading

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Now where was I? It’s just the weather, or the full moon…More technical problems.

Another day in the life…or how come this is happening? We left the story two weeks before this week with some pipes bursting, gas stove sputtering and thinking that everything would be fixed. Continue reading

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Alan’s Sourdough Gluten Free Bread Experiment – Gluten Free Flour – Covid Baking in Oregon

Alan’s prowess with food experiments is a continuing source of good food for his roommates, one of whom cannot have any wheat flour. By phone Alan told me that he made sourdough starter and what’s entailed in the process. I followed along with great interest. Continue reading

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