Hi folks! Welcome to the yurt section of “JuicyMaters”. Here I hope you will be able to get some questions answered about yurts…about yurt package suppliers, about building a yurt from the ground up, including one type of foundation, kit erection, and finishing the inside, about building inexpensively without going totally cheap, and some general yurt-ish questions…like .. “Why the heck would someone want to build a yurt anyway?” Because I’m weird that way? …and, “You want to live in a tent PERMANANTLY? Are you crazy?” Yes, and quite possibly. I hope the yurt section of the blog will do[read more...]
There is a part of living in a yurt that is sort of pre-yurt living, or kinda like remedial class prior to Yurt 101. It’s that part of yurt-ing where you first find out that there is such a thing as a yurt, then you learn the what’s and why’s of living in a yurt. So, first I’ll impart my pitiful little knowledge of yurts and how I came to live in one. I don’t actually remember how I first heard of yurts, but somewhere around 2003 to 2005 I either saw them in a magazine…Countryside perhaps…or on a TV[read more...]
To start with, if the only sauerkraut you have ever had is that canned garbage stuff from the grocery store, you haven’t had sauerkraut. You have had shredded cabbage with salt and vinegar added, and folks, that ain’t sauerkraut.[read more...]
Well, while they were grinding the flour (how’s that for fresh?), I wandered around the store. There were some poppy seed cakes for sale, and a sample tray of bite sized pieces, and I tried one.
I always gobble up store samples. When I go to the supermarket I try to go right before lunchtime. I can cruise the samples and make it a lunch…it saves me money.
Some people call going to the supermarket grocery shopping. I call it grazing.[read more...]
This recipe is stolen from Ree, a fellow blogger over at The Pioneer Woman but I had to do it, I promise, I had to! It is the absolutely perfect side dish for Asher’s Sweetgrass Steak!
Now…confession is good for the soul, and I confessed, so let’s fix a pan of these super delicious, super easy potatoes.[read more...]