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


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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italy, vegetarian, sauces

Josh's pesto

jars of freshly made pesto

If you live on the West Coast like me, you've finally hit autumn weather. Among other things, that means time to harvest and process the last leggy basil plants before they wilt in the chill. And what better use for them than pesto? What follows is "my" pesto recipe. This…

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