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Archive for October, 2006

Chicago’s autumnal wallet harvest.

Monday, October 30th, 2006

My beloved camera has been sent away for repairs, forcing me to use my little backup. Blame it and my amateur skill for the blur in these photos. I’d like to blame the camera woes for failing to post lately, but instead I’ll blame a recent trip to Chicago and my two main activities there: […]

Jejune to jazzy: How jam jarred me.

Thursday, October 12th, 2006

This past summer I found myself standing on wet gravel in a ramshackle shelter housing fresh vegetables and a stack of Yoder’s preserves. I was in lush rural West Virginia for the first time visiting a transplanted friend. She picked up a jar of blackberry jam and asked me a question that I didn’t quite […]

Feed issues.

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

If you subscribe to the Bon Appegeek feed and received the last 10 posts all at once recently, that was not intentional. I always try to prevent repeat feeds of identical material. My apologies for the annoyance. At the moment I’m attempting to isolate the source of the problem. I don’t know yet if it’s […]

Food be braised.

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

You know it’s autumn when it’s too warm to turn on the heat but too cold to keep the oven off. Since turning the oven on just for warmth is rather wasteful, I’ve been looking for things to put in it. Braising, cooking food in a small amount of liquid on the stove or in […]