Monthly Archives: January 2011

Pieces of Hawaii..

Ohh, Hawaii.. has it been so long since we last met?  Every time I write to friends there I catch myself taking a deep, meditative breath.  I can’t help but smile and relax when I think about my experience there..  … Continue reading

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A Tasty Homebrew..

Love it or hate it.. it’s Kombucha time! You’d be surprised how little effort is needed to make a sweet batch of home brewed kombucha and it’s also really inexpensive to make (you just need some water, sugar, tea & … Continue reading

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Around the House..

We’ve had some pretty lovely weather here the past week with highs in the 50’s and lots of glorious sunshine.  It reminds me of home in the Spring and Fall and I’m happy that amidst the drizzly, gray winter days … Continue reading

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I Can Tell that We’re Gonna Be Friends..

I’d like to introduce Beatrix, Gertrude & Maude… our backyard friends here at 2905.  They are funny little chickens with such rich personalities that every morning or afternoon I spend with them leaves me feeling  happy and inspired.  They are … Continue reading

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Beet Brownies & Shim Shammin’

I just can’t help myself.. the Shim Sham makes me want to bake.  On Sunday night it was Cowgrrrl Cookies and last night it was a batch of deliciously moist Beet Brownies aka heaven. It all started this past Friday … Continue reading

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Three Things Worth Sharing..

THE DEEP by PES An amazing stop motion animation where metal objects come to life under the sea.. ______________________________________________________________ the VEGETABLE ORCHESTRA Yes, it’s true, this amazing Orchestra performs on instruments made of fresh vegetables.. (Thanks Par Par for the … Continue reading

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Let the beauty you love be what you do..

A wave of inspiration has taken its hold on me the past few weeks and I thought I would share a few books that have guided me to new or forgotten forms of creative expression in hopes that you too … Continue reading

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Tempeh-Quinoa Sweet Tater Burgers..

I’ve come back to this recipe a few times since receiving my new Moosewood Cookbook and it always aims to please. So far I’ve tried it in sandwich form and most recently in burrito form. The burrito might be the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cupcakes & Peanut Buttercream Frosting..

So, I found Catherine’s book Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World last night and I couldn’t help but try out a new recipe. I was going to make a shredded coconut frosting but the peanut butter jar was calling my … Continue reading

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Down-home Black-eyed Peas & Sesame Cornbread..

I decided yesterday while writing at Three Friends Cafe that I will try at least three new recipes a week for dinner. I was going through my lovely new cookbook (from my dear friend Mandi) the Moosewood Restaurant Cooking for … Continue reading

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