pottery, DIY, equipment

building an ABS pipe standing wheel

standing pottery wheel

So first, let me get out of the way that there's very much easier ways to convert your Brent pottery wheel to a standing wheel than building an armature out of ABS pipe. In fact, I'd say that this is one of the most labor-intensive ways to make one. I…

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pottery, shows, cats

kitties and me at the ClayFolk show

kitten cups

These Kitten Cups and I will be at the Clayfolk Show & Sale starting this Friday. There's only six little kitten cups, though, and five adult Cat Mugs, so if you want to secure one, make sure to be there Friday night! FuzzyChef Pottery will have a set of shelves…

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brunch, eggs, vegetarian

cal-bennie

two cal-bennies on a plate with potatoes

Another recipe from my archives, just in time for this year's international avocado shortage! Eggs Benedict, or "Benedicts", or "Bennies", in their many variations, are quite popular restaurant brunch items in California. This is probably because they fall into that class of food which is easy for a restaurant to…

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vegetarian, vegan, stews and soups, crock-pot, beans

a bowl of green

green chili stew picture

A friend was having a discussion about vegetarian chili on Facebook, and asked for a recipe "with no kale or sweet potatoes". I had to agree; those are two ingredients that never belong in anything called "chili". Still, as a non-meat-eater, I can't prepare proper San Antonio "chile con carne…

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