Category Archives: Slow food and art in the kitchen

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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Linda’s French Silk Pie Recipe – Family Favorite Recipe = A Pie Without Measure

Linda was on the phone with me last Thursday while she was making her family’s favorite French Silk Pie Recipe. She kindly gave me her steps to this recipe, which are shared below. Through the magic of technology Linda showed … Continue reading

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Easy Lemon Blueberry Muffins = A Day of Conversations in the Garden – Poetry

I found a recipe for Lemon and Blueberry Muffins. It appealed to me because it was made with oil and less sugar than other recipes that I have made.
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A Bit of A Pickle = Stress Relief Cooking and Making Food to Give Away

Another pie, another pickle of cucumber, beets and hot pickled green beans; a filled puff pastry with kale, ricotta, smoked turkey; apple pie with apples from the farmers market; date cake; turkey chili. My senses are overwhelmed. I’ve worked through … Continue reading

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August Review = Food from my friends garden – Plus Peach Pie, Banana Bread Cookies and Dave’s Dahlias

Alicia asked me would I like some cucumbers and I said yes. They have bees and have given honey for presents. They have their own chickens. Continue reading

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