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November 28th

Insect Death; Winter Storm

3:30 p.m. It has rained most of the night; in the afternoon, a major winter storm comes through the valley; and there is six inches of snow in the canyon, as I begin my jog into moderate falling snow blown by a strong wind. 353 more words

Plants

a sushi handroll feast! . . .

Our family gathered yesterday for a sushi handroll meal. I cooked up a batch of brown and black rice, added vinegar/sugar while it was still warm and stored it in a wooden bowl with a damp kitchen towel on it before we used it to make sushi maki and handrolls. 97 more words

Life & Spirit

Winter salad -- Watercress, pears and blue cheese

A delicious, elegant dinner party first course.  I served for Thanksgiving.  Pears are in season; watercress is a welcome bright green as Winter is setting in in the Northeast US. 127 more words

Recipes

Concrete blocks with green prints

A little experiment with green prints and concrete.

At first I made wooden molds and I printed different designs into them.

I proceeded very carefully to fill the molds up with concrete, making sure not to damage the prints. 90 more words

CreateGreen

Pulled lamb and jewelled couscous

The lamb in this takes a while to cook but the whole recipe is dead simple. It’s worth making a fair bit so that you can get a couple of meals out of it. 168 more words

Food

Spinach & Watercress Pesto Gnocchi with Roasted Tomatoes

Ingredients

  • Tomatoes
  • Garlic
  • Spinach
  • Rocket
  • Cottage cheese or cream cheese
  • Pine nuts
  • Basil
  • Chilli flakes
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Gnocchi

Method

  1. Put the tomatoes and unpeeled garlic cloves into the oven with a little olive oil and seasoning.
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Food & Nutrition