Backyard Apple Crush 2011

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Today was one of my favorite days of the year. This is my third vintage of apple products from my backyard tree, and today was go-day. I left the apples on about 2 weeks longer than normal, religiously collecting windfalls every day, hoping for a more aromatic and sweet apple. Mission accomplished. The pruning over the years has meant fewer … Read More

The Fall Garden Cometh

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As I’ve watched and listened to fellow local gardening folks, I’ve been a bit surprised at how early in the season folks are packing it in. It’s made me consider my own rhythm, and I realized a few things. Mid-September usually is the end of the summer crops – the tomatoes, squash, beans, and anything else that’s sensitive to frost. … Read More

Lawn Converted Into Food

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Over the past few years I’ve watched a few hundred episodes of Gary Vaynerchuk’s Wine Library TV, and am a regular commenter there. Recently, I’ve been enamored with Daniel Klein’s ‘Perennial Plate‘ project about eating locally in Minnesota. So recently I had a bit of a ‘duh…’ moment, realizing that I had the gear to do some video blogging myself, … Read More


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Yeah. I’ve been a little ‘absent’. It happens. I’ve been writing music instead of blog posts, and am leaving tomorrow for the big hunt of the year: calf moose. So more absence. I hope to post about heart, tongue, and general cutting preferences. We’ll see if I get there…

Scraping the Barrel

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This is embarrassing. No picture, and I’m scraping the barrel of things to post today. I’m not even going to label this one. Today’s post should really read: “see Tuesday, October 02, 2007”. I’ve been living off tacos, refried beans, and a chili salsa for a few days now. I believe I’ll need a cleanse/detox soon. This afternoon the landscaping … Read More