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When you’re the son of a preacher, your childhood…

When you’re the son of a preacher, your childhood Christmas mornings can be rushed & stressful. So our Christmas breakfast tradition was not a leisurely meal at a heavily-laden table but a Sara Lee butter streusel coffee cake from the … Continue reading

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Bitters in Edible Brooklyn

“[T]hese already lonely shifts on security became strange silent vigils in which she sat in a corner with a spiral-top notebook, occasionally writing out questions to me and taking tiny sips from a bottle of Angostura bitters.” My first encounter … Continue reading

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Segway we go

Looks to me that the all-powerful Segway lobby got a specific exemption in the new electric bike crackdown for their “self-balancing, two non-tandem wheeled devices designed to transport one person by means of an electric propulsion system” Imagine a world … Continue reading

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“When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground…”

“”When the cow leaves, the rotation changes to all row crops: no need for oats or hay, less ground cover, soil erosion increases, no chores for kids, input costs increase, income decreases, off-farm work, fewer farmers, weakened family, community downgrades.”” … Continue reading

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goatfellfarm: Grateful for our patient birds, our helpful…

goatfellfarm: Grateful for our patient birds, our helpful neighbors, our hardworking crew, and the fruitfulness of our fields. Happy Thanksgiving! via Tumblr http://arcweld.org/post/68372796055

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“Even more in Spain than elsewhere it seemed to be the tradition to stuff sick people with heavy…”

“Even more in Spain than elsewhere it seemed to be the tradition to stuff sick people with heavy food. At Lérida, the meals were terrific. Breakfast, at about six in the morning, consisted of soup, an omelette, stew, bread, white … Continue reading

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roadsandkingdoms: Live oak with Spanish moss at Middleton…

roadsandkingdoms: Live oak with Spanish moss at Middleton Place; chef Andre Chiang microwaved big thatchy bunches of the moss to get rid of the mites in advance of serving it at @McCradys in Charleston. Less clear is how a chef … Continue reading

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Talking to Bill Telepan

Food for Thought | The Aesthete: I’ve admired Bill Telepan for several years, since I found out about his involvement with Wellness in the Schools. I met him briefly the first time we volunteered at a Wellness fundraiser. He was … Continue reading

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A tribute to M&Ms rendered in end-of-season garden…

A tribute to M&Ms rendered in end-of-season garden vegetables #success #meltsinyourmouth #limabeans via Tumblr http://arcweld.org/post/65248485453

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