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Minneapolis Farmers Market = Saturday Summer Colors Revived – Bright Sunny Days in Minneapolis Minnesota

The Minneapolis Lyndale Farmers Market is open. I have made a trip there two times. 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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“It’s Always Something” or -44º F – Covid Cooking from Oregon

Taking a deep breath I begin this quick story with some residual exhaustion. Normally I would be trying to dig into the goals of the day and move through the list as best I can. First a pipe burst in … Continue reading

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From Rommegrott, Lutefisk, Lefse Recipes to Ryōkan the Hermit = Mind Traveling

I found this recipe in one of the church cookbooks that I collected long ago and far away. As a laugh, I sent this to my friend Alan, who has some Norwegian ancestry and called me to rave about how his mother made Rommergrott and how they loved it.
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A Vegetable Peeler: A Simple Object Lesson – A Contemplative life = An Attitude of Gratitude

Radakitchenstore I bought a Rada vegetable peeler at the farmer’s market ages ago from a nice couple selling Rada products. “Imported from Iowa,” remarked the woman that was selling Rada knives too. This is a stainless steel peeler and worked … Continue reading

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