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Monthly Archives: July 2011
A few weeks ago I had the urge to can … not sure where it came from but I felt compelled to make jam or preserves. As a child, my Mom used to can and preserve all kinds of things … Continue reading
I believe I have established a new routine for Saturday mornings, and I have to say I like it. For the past (almost) two years, my Saturday routine has been one of two things: Routine 1: Class Wake up around 5:30, … Continue reading
… And perhaps, more importantly, volunteer coordinators. Once upon a time, I was a grassroots organizer. This was before grassroots organizing became well-known due to President Obama. As a grassroots organizer, I lived and breathed and so appreciated volunteers. And … Continue reading
Since I finished graduate school one of my (many) goals was to raise the bar on my day-to-day eating habits. While in school, I got a little lazy. It was not so much that I was not eating healthy, I … Continue reading
I’m very fortunate to live less than a mile from Soulard Farmer’s Market (www.soulardmarket.com – still trying to learn how to make links actually work) and was up early and at the market. Soulard has been in operation in one shape or … Continue reading
Part of last weekend’s cooking included a wonderful onion tart. The tart was inspired by 5 pounds of Vidalia onions and the need to check another book off the list. This cook book was Vegatables by James Peterson (http://www.amazon.com/Vegetables-Authoritative-Preparing-Cooking-Recipes/dp/0688146589). I … Continue reading