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The garden is benefiting from lots of rain

It rained an enormous amount over the last several weeks and things are benefiting from it.  I discovered 2 nice sized cucumbers when I was just out poking around, thinking none were very big yet.   346 more words



I find it amusing today that I have no muse to amuse me into writing something amusing. So all we get is a photo for the Photo Challenge. 29 more words

Art Photography

season 6 day 4 - space

My parents have a pretty big kitchen. Compared to my one counter kitchen in Brooklyn, it feels like a warehouse. Despite the abundant counter space, I still feel like I have to elbow my mom for room to make my raw breakfast. 155 more words


Thai Red Curry w/ Duck

Duck is so plentiful here in Belgium that it has been making a regular appearance on our dinner table since we arrived in the country. I’ve been marinading, grilling and roasting it (and making good use of the resulting delicious… 405 more words


Atomic Peppers

Since Lao cuisine isn’t very famous like its next door neighbor Thailand, I’m going to be blogging about one main ingredient in each of my next few blogs. 700 more words

The Little Garden That Could

I’ve never had a green thumb. Actually the opposite. I am widely known in my local community for killing lovely green growing things with casual disregard. 802 more words

Ancient Cannibals Smothered Their Meals in Bone-Staining Spices

We used to cook with blood too.

We know that, over history, humans have eaten each other. But we now know more about how ancient cannibals liked to dine: They spent lots of time prepping elaborate feasts with actual recipes calling for exotic ingredients.

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