Posted by: cosmicgarden | October 13, 2012

October 2012 notes

How to make water glow!!!! Halloween, how I love thee!!! I’m not sure how to use this yet, but it would be such an awesome witch’s brew!

FUN!!’

 


I found a good lesson here http://www.hintsandthings.co.uk/library/spelling.htm to help my girl remember how to spell their and there. There are other helpful tips there too!


There are many recipes here I want to try! The modern home kitchen.


http://frugalliving.about.com/od/frugalfoodsrecipes/tp/Zucchini_Recipes.htm


These gourds are so beautiful I can’t get over it. I especially love the one with the antler handle. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=QCXAHY8lVBg#t=340s

And the ones with carved flowers that look like crysanthemums…. ahhhh such beauty….

http://youtu.be/QCXAHY8lVBg


This is my roast potato recipe. When people come over and I want to impress them with a seemly simple recipe that completely blows their mind, this is what I make. What makes it so fascinating is the perfectly creamy interior encased by this crispy exterior—they taste like no roast potatoes I know. Best of all, I found the recipe buried in Heston Blumenthal’s In Search of Perfection.

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2008/05/heston-blumenthals-roast-potatoes-recipe.html?obref=obinsite


How could you not love the “Steely Dan” of cheese? Now I’m on the trail—must find the Dire Straights of Cheese, and the Little River Band of cheese, too.

The best cheese to use in grilled cheese sandwiches is a matter of everlasting controversy, but there is a very strong case to be made for taleggio. You can think of this soft-rinded Italian masterpiece as the Steely Dan of cheese: seriously funky, yet smooth and accessible. Unlike cheeses that lose their sharpness (like cheddar) or wonderfully dense texture (like gorgonzola) when melted, taleggio gets even creamier, richer, and tangier when broiled.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: