Monthly Archives: March 2011

Spinning – Hydrangeas

Isn’t this the prettiest roving? I absolutely love it.  I bought it from AlohaBlu on Etsy.  I’m especially pleased about this because she’s one of my readers.  You all should check out her store, it’s filled with pretty things for … Continue reading

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Surprise Update

My surprise knitting is coming along well, if slowly.  I still can’t post a proper picture or the pattern I’m using as that could easily give it away… but here’s a look at how it’s coming along. I love how … Continue reading

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Marinated Beef

This is a great marinade, and you can use it on any cut of beef.  I happened to marinade a rump roast this time, but I most commonly use it on London Broil.  It’s a tangy, spicy, garlicy marinade that … Continue reading

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Pancetta Rice

I made this the other night for dinner, and it was fabulous.  I think the base recipe would be a great base for any additional vegetables you may like to throw in.  I added broccoli for something green, but I … Continue reading

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Finished Flowerbox

Flowerbox is finished.  It ended up as just about 440 yards of chain plied fingering weight yarn.  It’s 80% Merino, 10% Cashmere, and 10% Nylon. It’s filled with beautiful greens, blues, purple, pinks (they’re in there…), and grays.  It was … Continue reading

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Rotini with Steak

This was absolutely delicious.  It’s a perfect dish for combining pasta and steak while adding a ton of flavor. It actually reminds me a lot of the Mushroom Bourguignon I made a few months ago, almost certainly because they share … Continue reading

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Flowerbox – Still Spinning

Well, I’m still working on Flowerbox.  It’s going slowly, but at least it’s going.  I’ve had much less free time since starting my new job, and all my crafting has predictably suffered from a lack of time.  Still, everything gets … Continue reading

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