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Kitchen: Umeboshi Time with Crock & Rocks (+ pickles & jam)

Re: making umeboshi (salted “plums”) – These tart and salty gems come in all sorts of sizes and various styles and are a common part of so many *normal* Japanese dinners. I LOVE em and wanted to try making… thanks to the neighbour’s tree, the chance came, ready or not… 

Requires obviously the sorta plums (in this case from the neighbour’s tree), salt – lots of salt, liquor (a clear fruit liquor made for this sort of purpose)…

plus a big ceramic crock (found in the former chaos of the tool shed), a piece of wood, a couple of rocks, cloth and string. Continue reading Kitchen: Umeboshi Time with Crock & Rocks (+ pickles & jam)

Diary: Kitchen > Nepali daal, and kaki jam

Made a big batch of (vaguely) Nepali lentil dal.

Ergo: Two colours of lentils, plus some garbanzos just because, onions, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, turmeric, paprika, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, ground pepper, Himalayan salt etc

Note: Spices from Indonesia. Knife from Japan. Jar from Russia. Human from elsewhere.

In other news, also made Persimmon jam, not sure how well it will turn out but dang, we have a lot of Kaki to use – what an interesting fruit!

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Cannabis Cooking Tips on a Mountain Stroll – Tokes on the Porch – Choogle On! #88

Cannabis Cooking Tips on a Mountain Stroll – Tokes on the Porch – Choogle On #88
Cannabis Cooking Tips on a Mountain Stroll – Tokes on the Porch – Choogle On #88

Contributed as special segment to the Dopecast episode 221 on Dopefiend Podcast Network based in the London, UK, comes a bonus “Tokes on the Porch” segment about cooking with cannabis, introduced thusly: “Canadian hemp activist and cannabis podcaster Uncle Weed as he interviews Chef Boy-am-I-hungry about some methods of ingesting our secret sacrament at his own special spot in Mosquito Creek.”

Alongside rushing Lynn Creek, Uncle Weed quizzes a friend about methods for extracting cannabis for eating pleasure including making bhang, cannabis candies and quickie peanut butter powered snacks and tips for stoning on the go at festivals and everyday. 

Cannabis Cooking Tips on a Mountain Stroll ~ Tokes on the Porch – Choogle On #88 (.mp3, 13:41, 13MB)

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