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Holy Garlic!

The garlic has been harvested. Last October I planted a pound of German Extra Hardy garlic cloves from Seed Savers Exchange. The germination rate was 100%. 40 more words

Food And Cooking

Saturday, July 4, 2015

I had almost decided to give up on this blog, as I was thinking that my life isn’t really interesting enough to be worth keeping track of, but I do think there are some things I’d like to remember later (which is becoming increasingly dodgy), so for now, at least, here I am again. 2,055 more words

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Homemade Crackers For Plastic Free July

It’s Plastic Free July! This month, the folk at Plastic Free July are challenging people to avoid single use plastic for a day, a week or a month. 1,138 more words


A steak you can eat with your hands: Stuffed flat iron pinwheels come together in 25 minutes

This is the kind of steak that makes people happy, on a plate at the table or eaten out of hand at a picnic.

The flat-iron-shaped cut of meat used here is also sometimes called top blade steak because it comes off that section of chuck (shoulder). 306 more words


Vegetarian soba noodle stir fry with tofu

This week I managed to get my hands on The China Study and it has reignited my interest in eating less meat. I picked up a block of extra firm tofu and decided to whip up a quick vegetarian stir fry inspired by the… 406 more words


Wine and summer heat are a tricky combination

Most often when we talk about temperature and wine it’s about the temperature wine is served at. As we finally head into the warmth of summer, that’s one issue, but there are others connected to temperature, too. 619 more words


Heartland, Director’s Cut, 2010

Heartland, Director’s Cut, 2010
Langhorne Creek, South Australia

Described by Robert Park as a brilliant winemaker, Ben Glaetzer is one of the leading young winemakers setting trends in Australia. 110 more words

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