MY yurt…

 Posted by at 4:56 am  Yurt Yak
May 262010
 

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

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Yurts, gers, and such

 Posted by at 4:39 am  Yurt Yak
May 262010
 

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

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May 182010
 

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.

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May 182010
 

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.

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