Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Weekend Chef: jam

So, I made jam this weekend. It’s pretty tasty. This is what I made: http://foodinjars.com/2010/01/honey-lemon-apple-jam-recipe/. The apples came from the tree in my new backyard. I’m excited to give some of these jars away as gifts.   I also made this: http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/israeli-couscous-salad-with-roasted-vegetables/. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books On My Fall 2013 TBR List

My life changed dramatically three weeks ago when I started graduate school. In the two years since I graduated from Reed College, I have spent far too much time reading. It’s been good; it’s been very good–but it was also … Continue reading

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The Weekend Chef – Gnocchi

Featured Website: The Plastic-Free Chef Featured Recipe: Homemade Potato Gnocchi   Ingredients:  1 1/2 pounds potatoes (I used yukon gold) 1 1/2 cups flour (I used whole wheat pastry flour, my standard) 1/4 tsp salt My Method:  Peel and roughly … Continue reading

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Books About Houses

I’ve just moved into a new home, so I thought I’d do a post about books featuring houses, castles, and buildings. Though my own place is small and unspectacular (but I do love it) these structures are all significant in … Continue reading

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