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Farmhouse Ravioli

Fresh eggs from the hen house, butternut squash from the pantry, kale and sage from the garden. Roast half a butternet squash, peeled and seeded Mix in blanched kale, sauteed minced onions, goat cheese, pinch of salt, dash of fresh … Continue reading

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Delicious and Nutritious Homemade Granola

We used to buy granola. Scott likes his with yoghurt. I like mine with milk. We would get it in bulk from the Thriftway, from the Ballard Market, from PCC. They mostly sucked (weird vanilla-y flavours). And/or they were very … Continue reading

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Holy Shiitake Mushroom Log!

Three years ago we bought shiitake mushroom spawn. The instructions recommended hardwood, specifically oak, as a substrate. Biking around town we found an oak tree chopped into logs on someone’s lawn. We knocked on the door, obtained permission from a … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Preserved Lemons

I love me some wild salmon; indicators of healthy ecosystems, beautiful, nutritious, and, did I not mention – tasty.  Wild sockeye is on sale this week at the grocer. Scott brought home a half-trunk piece, gutted but otherwise whole. What … Continue reading

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