Archive for July, 2010

Flavors of the World: So Sweet Potato Pie Ice Cream

Flavors of the World: So Sweet Potato Pie Ice Cream

Jul 16, 2010 |  by  |  Ice Cream Making  |  Share

Flavors of the World is a bi-weekly (or monthly!) segment that follows Jason as he circles the globe (from behind his computer screen) in search of captivating flavors to bring home and turn into frozen concoctions. Part history lesson, part cooking demonstration – Flavors of the World is a sampling of all that’s good in the world. Read More

Composting with My Girl, Green Johanna

Composting with My Girl, Green Johanna

Jul 14, 2010 |  by  |  Composting, On the Homestead  |  Share

Our family makes a lot of food waste. Some is the forgetful kind, you know those baby greens you planned to use in a salad you planned to make but never quite got around to it. So they sit in the fridge and turn to baby green juice. Not pretty. The rest of our food scraps are legit – peels, rinds, and other inedible portions of various fruits and vegetables, along with some uneaten leftovers that have made their way to the food graveyard. Read More

Flavors of the World: Mojito Madness Ice Cream

Flavors of the World: Mojito Madness Ice Cream

Jul 12, 2010 |  by  |  Ice Cream Making, In the Kitchen  |  Share

Flavors of the World is a bi-weekly segment that follows Jason as he circles the globe (from behind his computer screen) in search of captivating flavors to bring home and turn into frozen concoctions. Part history lesson, part cooking demonstration – Flavors of the World is a sampling of all that’s good in the world. Read More

First Tenet of a Master Craftsman: Believe in Ideas

First Tenet of a Master Craftsman: Believe in Ideas

Jul 6, 2010 |  by  |  12 Tenets  |  Share

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

A Master Craftsman believes in ideas and they translate those ideas into practical and functional works of art that we see and use around our homes. Sometimes those ideas are unconventional. They may garner strange looks and critical comments, but these are men and women of vision who see the world differently and make things better than what they originally were. Rising above the criticisms is part of what they do. Read More