Monthly Archives: April 2011

My education continues in cooking, in priorities

Priorities. How do we set their values? I feel like I am treading water in a raging creek nearly over flowing with the spring run off. My priorities seem out of whack right now. Balance is elusive. I am not … Continue reading

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EIGHT

Day eight is coming to a close.  We’ve been busy, working in the cafe (made a brown sauce today, from the brown stock of yesterday, to become the demi glace tomorrow) we’ve had 4-h meetings and rides and I just … Continue reading

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day 6 symbolic wall building, breakfast recipe, catching up

It is so quiet. The only sound I hear is the hum of the computer motor, my typing on the key board and the dryer is running. I can smell the multi-grain sour dough bread dough that’s on the counter, … Continue reading

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Cafe event food, day 2 of wall building

This is day 2. 50 more to go to have a firm wall built between me and what society, media, popular culture say I should look like. 50 days left to build women’s hearts and change the strangle hold advertisers … Continue reading

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Day 1, 51 more to go, LOVE your tree!

Well? How’s the foundation inspection going?? How’s your wall? What did you do today to firm it up?? Me: I ate a cookie! 🙂 and I don’t feel bad! and I didn’t get in my upper body strength training session … Continue reading

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meatball recipe

Meatballs, a la cooking school! Very simple, VERY tasty! Much flavor is gained through the procedures. 5 lb ground beef 2 TBSP dried oregano 2 TBSP garlic powder 2 TBSP onion powder fresh parsley, minced, 3 oz. 1 TBSP salt … Continue reading

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Food Post! Gnocchi! a la cooking school!

If you haven’t made gnocchi before, you must. If you haven’t tried it before, you must. They actually sell it in the grocery stores in vacuum sealed bags in small little boxes. The grocery store version is a poor imitation, … Continue reading

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Rainy run, still fun!

A picture post of my run. That’s Lake Pend Orielle in distance saw 12 elk on the left in this same spot yesterday.   The hat is courtesy the 60 minute crew. I got to cater for them a few … Continue reading

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52 days to rebuild a wall

Nehemiah motivated his people to rebuild the wall protecting Jerusalem in 52 days. This was definitely accomplished with God’s help. This wall is said to have been 4.5 miles long, 24 ft at the base and just over 26 ft. … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday, waging war, crepes and more!

I have been thinking about my menu planning for a while. You see, while working my way through my culinary text-book, I generally spend about 2 hrs creating a menu of our family dinners for two weeks at a time. … Continue reading

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