Adventures in Raw Fooding in the Forever Wild Adirondacks
Monday, September 7, 2009
labor day weekend
well on my way to recovery, the 4 thieves oil has my home smelling fresh and clean, sparkling and bright. i have not only spritzed & wiped every conceivable surface, but i have added some to my floor wash bucket water vacuum basin, and my freshly made laundry soap. all the clothes, sheets, blankets and towels are now clean washed. i am feeling much better- and my dh shows no signs of succumbing sigh of relief. whew!
so today i went to the garden (sad state it is) and took down the poor tomatoes that have the blight, the blight that has struck every tomato in the county. you can hear the weeping in my words- oh the utter sadness. i wanted to dry as many tomatoes as possible for the winter usage. perhaps i can find some at the farmers market yet. my own, no.
i brought in a large basket filled with oregano, enough for a winter and beyond. and that's saying alot with an italian husband who doesn't consider it a meal without tomatoes (cringe) basil and oregano. i am getting ready to tie bundles of the oregano on stem to hang prettily in my kitchen. i could dehydrate them in my excalibur, but i just got an antique rack to put in my kitchen. it was an old butchers set of hooks, (we won't think on what once hung there) and i got this and an antique cherry pitter; fully functional at a very very good price in blue mountain lake at an adirondack fair, over the weekend. we went there for our anniversary (#33) and had a delightful time.
there, my dh picked up flattened sheets of birch bark to put on a cabinet with twig work and is right now assembling it in the yard. i love the look of it and hope to get a finished pic for posting.
it hasn't been overly exciting this weekend, rather tame... but you know, peace should never be underestimated. it has been a peaceful- good weather end of the summer and i am looking forward to some bright colors on the trees and the crunch of a crisp fresh apple in my mouth! take care and stay well & happy my friends- xo snowdrop
I am a certified Alissa Cohen Living on Live Foods Chef, Instructor and Teacher in upstate NY. I first discovered Raw Food for its health and weight balancing benefits. My special talent is for recreating dishes that have dazzled me at fine eateries, replicating familiar cooked dishes that will win over taste buds and encourage anyone that eating raw can be really delicious and exciting! If you enjoyed the tasty recipes that will be posted here on this blog, be sure to check out my upcoming book “Raw Delights”, which is due to go to publishing soon. It's release will be announced on the website: www.AdirondackRawFoodConnection.com.
the information contained in this blog is for education only and is not meant to help diagnose, prescribe, or treat illness. it is valuable to seek the advice of an alternative health care professional before making any changes to your existing diet. there, that's said- now go and play with your food!