Category Archives: Food

Cider Batch 2 – Blackberry Nutmeg and Cranberry Cinnamon

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Season’s First Cider Batches Burbling Away

Batch 1: Ghost Pepper and Cinnamon Batch 2: Dates, Honey and Cardamom Batch 3: Vanilla Honey

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Wine Bottle Herb Garden Tree Thingy

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No One Wants to Come Over for Dinner

“How to Cook Everything.” The title on the spine of the book tells me it knows such secrets. Everything? That seems rather daunting but I suppose it is possible. You give me the basics and I should be able to … Continue reading

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Sofas, Beets and Belief: Choose Wisley

I helped move a sofa into a basement today with small doors and annoying landings. I was positive the sofa was going to be stuck on the landing forever, or until I broke the legs off. We had to back … Continue reading

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Musings on Pepper Grinding

My Pepper Grinder is a piece of work. I twist and I twist and I twist. My hand grows weary and cramps For a few sprinkles of black gold. So I resort to salt. Salt in large mouth jars Where … Continue reading

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Musings on Chocolate Therapy

Sometimes chocolate is just good And Sometimes it is therapy You have to know the difference You have to see the significances Hidden in the craven desires Catapulting you to consume The nearest chocolate confection No time for reflection in … Continue reading

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Musings on Broth, Kefir and Coffee

So, it’s come to this, Morning Ritual. No yellow eyed eggs staring at Me with unconditional love, no skillet of Siren singing bacon calling to my waking Spirit, no butter smeared toast stretching Out to tickle my slumbering desire. Too … Continue reading

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Of Utensils and Rules

Have you ever noticed just how many utensils there are in the world? Hundreds of billions of forks and spoons and table knives. I have enough utensils for five families. People just kept giving it to me. I certainly don’t … Continue reading

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Hunger is not Wisdom

I like leftovers. They’re convenient. Just heat them up (sometimes) and you are good to go. Refrigerators are unfortunately the last place you should store leftovers. Refrigerators are the black holes of storage options. You’d have to carbon date most … Continue reading

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