photos, food, review, vegetarian

snausage review

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As a non-meat-eater, I'm not partial to "fake meat" as a rule. If I wanted to eat meat, I'd eat meat; I don't need a wheat gluten simulation of duck to make me happy. The exception is veggie breakfast sausages (or as we call them, "snausages") for which I have…

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photos, recipes, brunch, british food

boxty for brunch

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Boxty on the griddle, Boxty in the pan. If you can't make boxty You'll never get a registered domestic partner. If you're American, The Great Food Holiday is coming up next week and you may soon have a more mashed potatoes than you can eat. I know the idea of…

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cookware, brunch, review, recipies, eggs

your next nonstick pan

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Let's face it, nonstick pans require replacement every few years. No matter how good the pan is, the Teflon coating eventually becomes damaged and then it's just an aluminum pan. For that reason, it never pays to spend too much on a nonstick pan. On the other hand, I want…

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food, recipes, brunch, american food

fried apples & onions

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Ready for the ultimate autumn brunch food, courtesy of Little House on the Prairie? It's fried apples & onions. One thing Laura Ingalls Wilder could do is cook the American comfort food of the nineteenth century, and this is it. Besides, it's early November and if your grocer is anything…

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photos, mugs, making pottery, pottery

Making your handles stick

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When I was learning to throw, how I was taught to attach handles and other pieces of clay to each other was: score heavily with a fork (both pieces) add thick slip to both pieces score the slip push them together until slip squished out clean off the excess add…

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