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  Topic: How to Cook Your Life
Raven

Replies: 10
Views: 12714

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sat Feb 09, 2008 10:19 pm   Subject: How to Cook Your Life
Back in 1973, Edward Espe Brown brought out Tassajara Cooking, based on his experience cooking at a Zen center in California. The book was succeeded by a couple of others, and they are all still in pr ...
  Topic: Sugar: brown or white granulated?
Raven

Replies: 16
Views: 19761

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2007 6:29 pm   Subject: Sugar: brown or white granulated?
msue:

My mother was from North Carolina, and her cornbread recipe contains no sugar at all (or flour either - the horror!). I am familiar with Northern ways of making cornbread, but their ways are ...
  Topic: Sugar: brown or white granulated?
Raven

Replies: 16
Views: 19761

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:23 am   Subject: Sugar: brown or white granulated?
Corn bread made with brown sugar--could be good!

gingerpale, I have trouble imagining corn bread made with any kind of sugar at all. Could you elaborate?
  Topic: Vale Ingmar Bergman
Raven

Replies: 5
Views: 8989

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2007 5:44 pm   Subject: Vale Ingmar Bergman
Wild Strawberries

The Seventh Seal

Franny and Alexander

and many other films, all now permanently embedded in our collective psyche, thanks to the talent and persistence of this gifted man.
  Topic: the gathering of the choir...for the birthday song:-)
Raven

Replies: 22
Views: 30066

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 1:33 pm   Subject: the gathering of the choir...for the birthday song:-)
Count me in. I sing second alto (third if I can get it) and will be glad to lend my no-longer-youthful but always-on-pitch voice to the choir.

But what day is it? On what day shall I wear pink (sor ...
  Topic: Omigod no!
Raven

Replies: 17
Views: 27966

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 3:50 pm   Subject: Omigod no!
Gingerpale, I'll let you know if it works.
  Topic: Omigod no!
Raven

Replies: 17
Views: 27966

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 1:41 pm   Subject: Omigod no!
On the coffee: MFK Fisher tells of coffee beans that have traveled through a tiger (sorry; I read this so long ago that I don't recall the book). I think tiger sounds much more glamorous than civet. ...
  Topic: Garden on HOLD
Raven

Replies: 11
Views: 14497

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 9:39 pm   Subject: Garden on HOLD
My three tomato plants in containers are now in blossom (right on schedule in this part of the north).

Growing tomatoes from seed is one of my favorite things to do -- and I haven't grown them for ...
  Topic: Do you recognize sincerity?
Raven

Replies: 25
Views: 33181

PostForum: Other things   Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2007 11:00 pm   Subject: Do you recognize sincerity?
So interesting! I got 17 out of 20. Don't know what this reveals about me.
  Topic: Fondant icing...
Raven

Replies: 25
Views: 30085

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Sat Jun 02, 2007 4:59 pm   Subject: Fondant icing...
I have a couple of words to describe my last few run-ins with crisco: Engine Oil. I could probably grease my bicycle with that stuff.

For country dwellers or visitors: Crisco is excellent for remo ...
  Topic: A good idea or gimmicky?
Raven

Replies: 16
Views: 15990

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu May 31, 2007 2:39 pm   Subject: A good idea or gimmicky?
gingerpale, I apologize for hijacking your thread, but after taking a look at the soupsong link I couldn't resist sharing this gem on deathbed soups:

http://www.soupsong.com/bdeathbd.html
  Topic: A good idea or gimmicky?
Raven

Replies: 16
Views: 15990

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu May 31, 2007 2:33 pm   Subject: A good idea or gimmicky?
Madame -- yes, yes, gazpacho! Now there is something that will never, never be a "concoction" (as we are using the term in this thread) (unless I am unaware of the creative minds that could make it s ...
  Topic: A good idea or gimmicky?
Raven

Replies: 16
Views: 15990

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu May 31, 2007 1:16 am   Subject: A good idea or gimmicky?
gingerpale, my XMIL was actually a pretty good cook in some ways. She did a good leg of lamb, for instance, and her veggies were not bad. But she could not bake -- no breads, no cakes or even cookies ...
  Topic: A good idea or gimmicky?
Raven

Replies: 16
Views: 15990

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Wed May 30, 2007 1:39 am   Subject: A good idea or gimmicky?
About a thousand years ago I married into a family living in one of the most exclusive suburbs of New York City. My (then) mother-in-law used to put things like this together--combinations that were c ...
  Topic: cake help
Raven

Replies: 25
Views: 24077

PostForum: Cooking & Eating   Posted: Thu May 24, 2007 6:20 pm   Subject: cake help
Charlsy, thanks so much for your detailed response. Now I have the confidence to try your recipe, perhaps with some of the variations you suggest.

As for this intriguing fact:


They say that eg ...
 
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