how to make your hands feel like they’re on fire 4

My garden has peppers. Many of them. This is my (possibly) end-of-season collection from Friday: anaheims, jalapenos, and three colors of bell peppers. After several unsuccessful attempts to find a cheap, gigantic pot for water-bath canning, I ended up at the mercado on 38th and Nicollet. I’m not sure why I didn’t think of it before; they had tamale steamers ...

i’m back!! 2

I have returned and even recovered from the 3-Day! I want to type more about it, but I hope to finish the photos first. Just know that it was amazing, and I loved every insanely-busy minute of it. Even the part where I had to be introduced to 3,000 people. Holy crap. Yesterday, I was reveling in being back at ...

zorbazzz

My finger still isn’t quite up to typing, so I’ll be quick again! Matt made it easy by recapping our awesome cooking adventures. He also made bacon-washed scotch last night, which will be accompanying us to the cabin (and I will not be trying it, unless someone can prove there’s no meat in it. UNLIKELY). This is my major accomplishment ...

friday five

Items of great importance! 1) The 3-Day season kicks off today: at this very moment, people are walking in Boston. It’s exactly 30 days til our event in the Twin Cities. There’s still time to donate! 2) Flugtag is tomorrow. I CAN’T WAIT. Goldy, in the Maroon Baron, is flying first! 3) It rained yesterday and washed the pepper spray off the ...