Monthly Archives: December 2011

Parade of sweets

December means goodies. Cookies, candies, fudge, and a myriad of special treats that folks don’t bother to make any other time of year. Today, I’m making cookies – cranberry oatmeal with cocoa nibs and an orange glaze. This isn’t my recipe, … Continue reading

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Nose + grindstone

Time is accelerating and I’m losing my ability to keep up. Knitting: have a stealth project going, finished up several Christmas gifts (blocked and everything!), knit a hat that is too large to fit anyone I know but is a … Continue reading

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Sausage & Orzo

Serves 4 1 keilbasa sausage (approx 13 ounces) cut in half lengthwise and then sliced 1/4″ thick 1 cup orzo pasta (dry) 2 cups beef broth 1 cup fresh or frozen veggies of choice 1 tsp ground thyme 1 tsp … Continue reading

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What do you give a knitter?

I was thinking about this last night and was getting ready to draft up a post addressing gift options for the crafty folks on your list, and lo-and-behold the Harlot beat me to it. Her post is more eloquent than … Continue reading

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