24 September, 2010

Episode 88: I am NOT an alcoholic!

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Finished: Socks for Sarge

Sarge's Socks

Hat #3
Still Knitting: Iced

Fiber Exercise:

Mixture of yarn samples
Bamboo/Merino blend

My exercise:

Walking
10 minute work out

Cooking School:

Over Dyeing

Before: Before
After:After but wet

In the Kitchen:

Scones

2 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tbl sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup cold butter
2 lg eggs, beaten
1 cup whipping cream
confectioner's sugar

Preheat over to 425

Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut in butter until pea sized crumbs. Add 3/4 c. cream and eggs. Mix until dough forms. Pat out into a circle 1 inch thick. Cut as desired. Place on cooking sheet 1 inch apart. Brush with cream and bake for 10-15 minutes Sprinkle with powdered sugar while hot.

Chai

1 c. Water
1 sm. stick of cinnamon
6 cardamom pods
6 whole cloves
Ginger root ( I use a bit of dried ginger)
1/2 c. milk
4 tsp sugar
2 tsp loose Darjeeling tea

Bring first 5 ingredients to a boil, cover and simmer 10 minutes to release flavor.
Add milk and sugar, return to simmer stirring until sugar disolves. Remove from heat. Add tea leaves, steep for 3-5 minutes depending on how strong you like it. Strain and serve.


Pot Luck:

LouiseJHunt: Snuggly Baby Crofter DK Jumper
Tmkr: Another Malabrigo Blanket
Patsand: mystery pi shawlKnittinwolf: 198 yds. of Heaven

Field Report:

Communication
Camera Cracked
Alarm clock
Keeping Soldiers Warm

Recipes:

WonderBall
Eye Doctor
WWSIP Day- Spinning at the Bookman – Sweater- Designing!!

WWSIP day
WWSIP day
WWSIP day

Saugatuck- mmm wine

Lunch
Wine Tasting
Yep more wine

Art Walk

100_7005

100_7023

100_7030

100_7029

100_7032

Teal Toes
Scrumpy

On the Menu:

Rhinebeck: Grip n Grin
Fall Retreat: not going because of FRG gathering
Thinking about a retreat in March or September??

Shout outs:

Emerald Stitch n' Knits
The Knit Wits


Gadget Corner:

Wooden Bowl for stitch markers

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