[LMB] Happy Winterfa(i)re Everyone!

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Sat Dec 27 09:01:14 GMT 2014


On 26 Dec 2014, at 09:03, Aruvqan <aruvqan at gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 12/26/2014 3:49 AM, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
>> On 25 Dec 2014, at 09:25, Aruvqan <aruvqan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I’ll pass on the beets, but would you please pass some of those dishes along down the table here?
>>> We are turning some of the leftover duck, some leftover roast pork and leftover roast beef into a cassoulet, complete with double thick cut bacon, garlic sausage and chicken thighs next sunday.
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>> Have the tarbais beans? Sources for pantry or planting can be yours by request.
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> No, just using the basic northern white beans, we buy in bulk at our co-op. I wouldn't mind having a go at Rob growing us some though - seed source info would be most welcome=)

Baker Seed--http://www.rareseeds.com/haricot-tarbais-bean/?F_All=Y
I have other sources for bean seed specialists, too.

> We pretty much buy what looks good in the veggie department. I am jealous of the good artichokes in California

I decided I liked Santa Cruz just fine when I went into a local grocery and found that the baby artichokes for nine cents/lb were not missing a digit in the price. I don’t know that Trader Joe’s could do better by you, where you live, alas.

> I really lust after a huge house with a huge kitchen and space to cook and feed 20 people

This 3br/2ba house is barely larger than my 2 br/1ba apt I rented before Kurt and I found a place together. I had a better cooking/dining set up there! This is the smallest oven--and sink— that I’ve ever had to use in a kitchen setting. I miss our last house—it was a great one for entertaining.


A. Marina Fournier
SaffronRose at me.com
It takes courage to love, but pain through love is the purifying fire which those who love generously know. We all know people who are so much afraid of pain that they shut themselves up like clams in a shell and, giving out nothing, receive nothing and therefore shrink until life is a mere living death.

Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) First Lady of the US (1933-45) [Anna Eleanor Roosevelt] 
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