Monthly Archives: September 2008

Rosh Hashanah in Madison

Today it was cold and windy.  I went to Gates of Heaven for services.  The PRO is, of course, the service itself.  And the fact that you don’t have to buy tickets.  But the very big CON is how you … Continue reading

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Substitutions

For dinner we had the Armenian Lentil Soup from New Recipes from the Moosewood Restaurant.   Except the chunks of zucchini were supposed to be eggplant.  (Darn!  How many times have I needed an eggplant?)  It was still delicious.  Today … Continue reading

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We ate it all

Well, we DID eat all of that food (that which I did not freeze).  The end of the seitan was used in this ratatouille, which doesn’t usually have such an addition but tasted great with it.   The zucchini, onion, shiitake … Continue reading

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Trying to save money only works out so well…

So the idea was, make a whole bunch of food and freeze or store it so we don’t have to work so hard making dinner during the week.  This past weekend I made lasagna, seitan, bread, two kinds of marinated/baked … Continue reading

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Empty Nest? JK!

Just when we thought we were done with late-night trips to Urgent Care, Spotty got sick.  On a Saturday.  Of course.   Naturally, we let her hang out for a day to see whether she would snap out of it.  (After … Continue reading

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Last Day of Summer

Bringing in the sheaves, or whatever….  This pillow-sized bag of hops represents hours and hours of labor, none of which I did. Harvesting the sunflowers and coneflowers for their seeds. I actually did dig up these onions.  I was planning to … Continue reading

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More thanks are in order

Claudia gave us some wonderfully sweet tomato sauce she had cooked down from Scott and April’s tomatoes.  I added garden onions, basil and peppers, some mushrooms and oil-cured olives, and salt and pepper – that’s it!  It tasted wonderful.  I … Continue reading

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