27 January, 2015

Episode 216: All About the Food

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Show notes are availible at www.thehighfiberdietpodcast.blogspot.com


Episode 216: All About the Food

Weigh in:


Sugarloaf-vintage Dk held double. Teal, lt. Gray, Dk. Grey

Currently working on:

NYCO- miranda kal- Y

Yarn Hollow Aran- changes

10 stitch blanket- changes- retreat samples and leftover skeins

Exercise: SPINNING!

Spin the wall- 12 spinning projects for the year.

Cormo- wool gathering- hand dyed


Darn it! - When to Oh Darn. How to Darn.

Pot luck:

On the group

In the kitchen:

Brown gravy mix



5 minute egg noodles



Orange cupcakes



El Pato sauce fajitas

Sliced meat- brown in pan with little oil

Add cumin and garlic

Sliced tri colored bell pepper

Sliced onion

Add to fry pan

El Pato sauce

Reduce heat- cook 15 minutes

Serve on tortillas with sliced tomatoes, salsa, lettuce and Monterey Jack cheese.


Cranberry jam

2 lb bag cranberries

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup Apple juice

Boil until cranberries pop. Boil 5 more minutes. Set to cool. Makes 2 cups.


Potato soup

 6 or 7 quarters potatoes in my crock pot, add one cup of heavy whipping cream, 1/2 cup of sour cream, 1/3 cup of flour, some salt and pepper (just pinches), and one whole small yellow onion

Crockpot 4-5 hours on high

Use a potato masher. Leaving chunky

top with bacon, cheese, sour cream and chives


Side dish:

Flu bug

Organizing and filing

Monthly bill organizer

Kitchen drawers

The science of simplicity


On the forum:

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015 -deposit due by Feb. 1st

On the menu

Knit/spin day in March 28th

Gadget corner-

Use what you have!

Sharpening scissors- cut tin foil or sandpaper


Drying slouch hats over the bottom of vinegar jugs

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15 January, 2015

Episode 215: Overwhelmed? Simplify!

Episode 215 - 2015 year of the sheep

Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

January is overwhelming!

Weigh in:


Felted clogs- Malabrigo in Paris Nights

Love Rug - perfect for a centerpiece on the table.

Currently working on:

NYCO- miranda kal- yarn Hollow Aran- changes

Sugarloaf-vintage Dk held double. Teal, lt. Gray, Dk. Grey

Finish or frog it!!



Rocky coast cardigan

Vodka lemonade

Untitled bag

More to come!


6 pairs of socks

Sarge's sweater

Knit Swirl

Rams and yowes- pillow maybe

Boot toppers


Red cedar


CJ Kopec Creations- Dr Jones BFL 280 yds 2 ply-Dk

Nunoco- 100g + 100g pink merino- 410 yds 2ply- WW

Turtle made Turkish - 2 rolags from

Spinning yarn out in your washer


VAT issues

Designing- recipe instead of standard pattern

Pot luck:

Dishcloths for Church Kitchen 2014

Jen is going Through the Woods

Belmont boot cuffs

Side dish:

Theme for the year- Simplify!

Cleaning, organizing, purging, reducing!

Book: the life- changing magic of tidying up by Marie Kondo

Mini skeins/ samples- scrap blanket of some kind?

Kindle 1sts- Amazon Prime-books free!!


Marco Polo

The librarians

State of Affairs

Downton Abbey

On the forum:

Hip to be square drawing- wooliegirl!!

Hip2Bsquare- squared the kal continues!

Pif/RAK drawing-#17 largeprintknit

Knittin' in the Mitten  2015 - we are full- deposit due by Feb. 1st

On the menu

Knit/spin day in March?

Gadget corner-


Recipe book holder for propping my iPad. 


Thank you for Listening!!

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