18 December, 2010

Episode 99: Organized?

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Weigh in:

Finished : Scathatch hat. Baby blanket
Still going Effortless Cardigan
On hat kick- want to make: Star crossed slouchy hat, Cabled Chapeau, diamond head beret, Druidess Beret , and Gretel
Baby Knitting- Blu
Ending the year: Frogging & Finishing

Fiber Exercise:

Spinning Black Raspberry

My exercise:

yoga and some pilates.

Cooking School:

Building a pvc noddy

In the Kitchen:

Lemon herb chicken for dinner:

4 chicken breasts- boneless if you wish
1 lemon sliced
Hand full of fresh thyme & Rosemary
2 cloves of garlic sliced.

Throw in crock, cook on high 4 hours.

Dried Apricot Pine Nut Pilaf Recipe
Submitted by wasunwilling

Makes 6 servings

Nutty, fruity side dish.

160 g onion, chopped (1 med)
2 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup brown rice, uncooked
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cup chicken broth (14 oz can)
1/4 cup water
96 g dried apricots, diced (1/2 cup)
47 g pine nuts, toasted (1/3 cup)
1 tablespoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 dash black pepper

1. Cook onion in olive oil over low heat.
2. Add rice, salt, broth and water.
3. Bring to a boil.
4. Cover, turn the heat down to simmer for 35 or 40 minutes for white rice, 50 minutes for brown rice (until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed).
5. Remove from heat.
6. Add apricots, cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
7. Stir in the pine nuts, basil and cumin. (Pine nuts can be toasted in a dry frying pan over medium heat.)
8. Pepper to taste and serve.

Pot Luck:

Pauly81- green stripe hat
AnneLena- Sam the Ram
KnittinWolf- Gretel
LyndyStitches- pencil bookmark

Field Report:

Week of FUBAR,
Soldiers silent night


New Craft magazine- Podcaster from CraftSanity.
College finals
Christmas traditions?

On the Menu:

Knit-a-Way 2011 – April 7-17th
HFD Retreat- Finalizing plans for the venue

Gadget Corner:

Namaste bags: Messenger, Urban Hipster and Classic Hipster