Divine Bird

I believe in a high-fiber diet…like wool, alpaca, cashmere…

August 21, 2014
by Jenny
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Pickles!

A couple of weeks ago, my sister and I descended upon our mom’s house to make pickles!! When I was much younger, Mom used to do lots of canning. We had tomatoes, pickled zucchini, corn and cuke relish, and sometimes … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
by Jenny
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Tour de Fleece Stage 4 (with bonus pastry!)

Not much in the way of progress as this yarn is so fine; I’m nearly done with the spinning but I was tense for part of the day, and that made my hands hurt. I’m going to finish up the … Continue reading

November 28, 2011
by Jenny
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Updates and pictures!

I have proof that my kitchen is clean–this pic was taken after I had baked dinner rolls and a coffeecake, as well as the cranberry sauce and brussels sprouts that were my responsibility for Thanksgiving dinner. I have been making … Continue reading

November 23, 2011
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More Fall Cleaning

So, today I cleaned my kitchen. We finally broke down and ordered a new coffeemaker last weekend, and it arrived today. Bunny really wanted a cup of coffee as soon as possible, so that meant I had to set it … Continue reading

June 3, 2011
by Jenny
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Recipe: Coconut Curry Beef

I rarely post recipes but when I do, it’s because I’ve made them often enough to warrant sharing. This one is almost criminally simple. I got the idea from my friend Dawn (whose book comes out later this month omg), … Continue reading

July 13, 2010
by Jenny
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Tomato

This is the first year I have ever had a garden of my own. We planted romaine lettuce, garlic chives, purple sage, spearmint, oregano, and lots of basil. Oh, and four now-giant tomato plants. The basil has become pesto twice … Continue reading

June 10, 2010
by Jenny
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Life Stuff & Shop Update

I’m trying to get back into the swing of my normal life again. Yesterday was the first day I didn’t cry at some point, which is a big improvement. I had the day off with Bunny so decided to make … Continue reading

November 15, 2009
by Jenny
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Socks

Behold!   Striped socks, knitted in three days on size 3 needles, using Berroco Ultra Alpaca (the blue and the green) and Berroco Vintage Wool (the red).  Toe-up, peasant heel.  I rarely make striped things like this where I have … Continue reading

September 5, 2009
by Jenny
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Galette

My kitchen has inspired me to bake like crazy.  I have made a tonne of bread since moving in, as well as my first coffeecake.  Tonight, I wanted to try something I’d never done before: pie crust and pastry.  This … Continue reading

April 29, 2009
by Jenny
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Signs of Spring

Had I written this yesterday, I would have been tempted to call it Signs of Summer.  Ugh, the heat!  I thought it would never break.  It didn’t help that my arm was killing me all day; having an internal barometer … Continue reading

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