Monthly Archives: April 2008

Book Review: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

I finished reading Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle about three months ago.  It became a ritual to head to the bath tub or bedroom and enjoy reading every night while Ed watched one of his history channel shows on TV.  … Continue reading

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Garlic Mustard

On Saturday, while walking home from our walk around Lake Gaillard, I pointed out some garlic mustard to my mom.  I have a tendency to point out plants that have interesting smells, like black birch, spicebush, or garlic mustard.  I … Continue reading

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Fried Fish

I picked up some beautiful wild-caught flounder fillets today.  So, inspired by my new cookbook, Alice Water’s The Art of Simple Food, I decided to make some fried fish.  I have my own recipe, but I might consider using hers sometime.  … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Strawberry Crisp

I realized it’s been over a week since I last posted a recipe! It’s not that I haven’t been cooking (believe me, I have), it’s just that I haven’t really made anything new or exciting enough to post.  Thanks to … Continue reading

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Fence for our Vegetable Garden

Over the last 2-3 weeks, Ed and I have been working on building a fence around our future vegetable garden.  Well, mostly Ed’s been doing the work, and I’ve been doing the holding, handing, assisting, refreshments, etc.  Ed put in … Continue reading

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