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Lemon-Garlic Roast Salmon on New Potatoes

I should have included this recipe in webliminalblog long ago. Went looking for the recipe tonight. Made it and it was, always, delicious. Used any sort of white potatoes, not just new potatoes. I’ve modified the recipe to reflect what we did tonight. Lemon-Garlic Roast Salmon on New Potatoes Copyright 2007 Lynne Rossetto Kasper. All Rights […]

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Katydid on Basil

Most days I spend some time in the morning checking on the plants and vegetables in our  garden. Seeing what is doing well, what needs attention, what might be ready to harvest, pick or cut,  and occasionally taking some pictures. The light is usually very good between 7 and 8 AM. The sun is rising and […]

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Suicide Survivors Support Groups

Suicide survivors support groups. MHAF facilitates several support groups. One is titled SOS Survivors of Suicide. As part of a marketing effort to publicize this group I’ve been looking at similar groups and related articles on the Web. Alliance of Hope The Alliance of Hope for Suicide Loss Survivors provides healing support for people coping with the […]

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Notes from VABF conference January 29 – 30

Lynn and I attended the Virginia Biological Farming, VABF.org,  conference at the 4-H Center at Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia.  The image below is taken at sunrise from the front door of our motel room. The motel, Westlake Waterfront Inn,  was located on a small peninsula into a finger of the lake. Many of the people […]

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Brief Review. Liberty or Death: A Thea Kozak Mystery by Kate Flora

Liberty or Death: A Thea Kozak Mystery by Kate Flora Another or Flora’s books that feature Thea Kozak a competent business woman who is put in a difficult situation – the kidnapping of her groom on her wedding day – and who rises tot he situation to triumph (of course). The story involves right-wing militia […]

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Selected Items from the Scout Report, October 2, 2015

Some items from the current Scout Report. See all the items in this issue in  Scout Report of October 2, 2015. Encyclopedia Virginia ·http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org For educators teaching the history of the early United States and the history of Virginia, Encyclopedia Virginia is a cornucopia of primary sources, as well as commentaries, blog posts, and other information. […]

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Recipe. Marriane’s Peach and Frangipane Galette

It is near the end of summer here in Fredericksburg, VA but there are still plenty of peaches available at the farmers markets. I’ve used the recipes in Fields of Greens: New Vegetarian Recipes From The Celebrated Greens Restaurant by Annie Sommerfield for years to make blueberry and peach pie. This year I used the […]

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Recipe. Almond Frangipane

I love almond flavored pastries, especially almond croissants, and have been intrigued by frangipane. SO I was especially happy to see a recipe for almond frangipane in Debra Madison’s book Seasonal Fruit Desserts: From Orchard, Farm, and Market. This recipe makes enough for two galettes or tarts, It keeps in the refrigerator for a week, […]

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Recipe. Pastry for Pies and Galettes

I’ve been doing some baking using the recipes in Seasonal Fruit Desserts: From Orchard, Farm, and Market by Debra Madison. The recipes are excellent and I’ve been making some minor modifications, primarily using maple syrup instead of sugar. Here is the recipe for pastry that is just great as a pie crust or as the […]

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Brief review. Strange Shores: An Inspector Erlendur Novel by Arnaldur Indridason

Strange Shores: An Inspector Erlendur Novel (An Inspector Erlendur Series) by Arnaldur Indridason The latest in the Inspector Erlendur series by Indridason. These setting for these books is Iceland. The previous ones primarily take place in Reykjavík. This takes place in the eastern part of Iceland, in the rural area where Erlendur grew up and […]

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