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Chocolate Hazelnut Spread Recipe

Who doesn’t love Nutella? Chocolate and hazelnut goodness that you can spread over just about anything? Yes, please! Hydrogenated who-knows-what-really that screws with your system and destroys your health? Uuuhhh, nevermind… Well, so, I decided to give my own a … Continue reading

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Making dinner takes ALL day sometimes.

It is amazing to me how much work this picture represents in my house now. For the simple salad (arugula, lettuce, and radish) in the upper left, we had to build and fill and plant and weed and water the … Continue reading

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Food (used to) = Hard Work (June 3)

I spent part of this morning renewing my appreciation for how much physical labor has obsolesced in first world countries these days. There are still jobs that require heavy labor these days, but it used to be that MOST jobs … Continue reading

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Grain Mill Goodness

Ta-da!! The entertainment center becomes…the new house for our GRAIN MILL! My mother-in-law heard I wanted a grain mill. So she generously gave us the one with which my hubby grew up. This amazing thing is decades old and works … Continue reading

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Sourdough Focaccia Recipe

I’ve had a fan request for ye olde FOCACCIA RECIPE. Not sure why…except that it’s the most delicious and easiest jumping-off point into the world of sourdough! Turn the oven on to 200°F. Do this first. l load up my … Continue reading

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Modern Innovation, Your Friend…Sometimes…

I meant to put this up a few days ago, but 3yo CE, aka The Helpful Toddler, has apparently been pulling out all the stops these last few days… It’s an, um, adventure. In my description, I mention that modern … Continue reading

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Sourdough Starter pic

Whole wheat sourdough: forgiving, slow and steady, satisfying, nutritious, full of unique character, and delicious. Sounds like a good life, too. I find it makes the whole bread-making process less complicated if I keep the starter in the fridge ready … Continue reading

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