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Keeping the Chickens Cool This Summer

While we re not getting very high temps here in Seattle, there are quite a few places that are.  Just in case some of you are in those hot places like where I grew up, here are some tips and … Continue reading

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Zucchini instead of pasta

Here’s a good wdy to remove the starchy calories from spaghetti. Julienne or mandolin cut a zucchini and put your sauce and cheese on it. I prefer to blanch the zucchini for just a minute to limber it up and … Continue reading

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Kokedama Japanese Mudballs

Here’s some planting methods borrowed from Japanese kokedama. Poor mans bonsai. Plants are put in a mudball. Wabi sabi is also referred to it. A controlled chaos. See what happens like in nature.

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Homemade pizza

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Fish Cakes with Zuccini

Drained leftover fish soup. Added Zuccini a little flour. Two eggs. A cup of breadcrumbs. Some salt and Parmesan cheese. Made into patties and pan seared with a little butter. Better as leftovers I think.

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Skillet Diner in Capitol Hill

We met friends for dinner at Skillet. It was derived from a roach coach that drove around fixing upscale truck food. Like the taco trucks but different. Fried chicken, burgers, etc with fancy ingredients like bacon jam, honey drizzle, and … Continue reading

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The Whole Enchilada

Fry the tortilla. Put cooked ground beef in. Put in cheese. Roll and place in baking dish. Cover with frijole sauce or store bought sauce. Cover with cheese. Bake at 400 til the cheese is golden and melted to your … Continue reading

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Uncle Pankaj Pizza Night

In keeping with uncle Pankaj who calls la cucaracha a big customer at the NYC breaking pizza vendors homemade pizza. For no apparently connected reason we made pizza at home. I also made a calzone, not to be confused with … Continue reading

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Enchiladas with frijoles

Homemade enchiladas with ground seasoned pork. Frijoles from dried bulk black beans. Prepare time was 30 minutes with bought tortillas. Dried beans were out in the slow cooker this morning. Salad from the yarden out front.

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