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. Credits: Do not own a microwave oven and never have. Do not own a food processor. 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.

Keeping It Short & Sweet Friday – A Bakery in Hoorn – The Netherlands

Friday is a good day to share some pics from my travels, which included a short stay in the Netherlands with family. It was a whirlwind trip packed into two and a half days! First stop Hoorn NL. Bakeries are … Continue reading

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The more it snows…the snow globe Minneapolis – Double Chocolate Almond Joy Cookie Recipe

Around 4:00 on Saturday afternoon,  the rain and sleet began. I drove to my friends’ house for Saturday nite dinner in the slop. At some intersections there were great pools of water, which I knew would turn to ice rinks … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day = Rise Up!

Years ago the newspaper said: Women do seventy-five percent of the worlds’ work for free. Like this Rose we bloom We grow together In strength Bravery and Wisdom. Determined to go onward. Rise Up!    

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The Snow Continued…Travel Escape the winter!

When I booked a trip away from home months in advance, I couldn’t predict the weather… but here it is and I am getting ready for a ride to the airport and a flight to where it is “warmer” than … Continue reading

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Let it snow. Let it snow. Let it snow and then some – Political Stew – Irish Stew Recipe

Years ago, I watched a friend make Irish stew with beef. For my stew I bought lamb. Lamb is hard to find in the grocery store. Around St. Paddy’s Day I looked for some to make a ‘bit o’ stew’. Continue reading

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