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Once Sent from the Golden Hall

So, the theme of the week for Reddit’s 52 Weeks of Cooking Challenge is Nordic cuisine. As soon as I new that theme was coming up, I was ready to an awesome write-up about the explosion of popularity that Scandinavia has seen in recent years. 487 more words


Eat Local, Part I

Food and travel are two of my passions. Having lived and traveled in different parts of the world with a stubborn English husband and a multi-cultural child, I hold great respect for the food we consume and where and when we consume it. 746 more words


Exotic Barley Stew

Source: Recipes for a Small Planet
Made: November 15, 2013
Yield: 2½ quarts
Time to make: 45 minutes.

Prior preparation needed
Cook beans if using dried beans. 168 more words

Grains & Flours


Ruth 2:14
“At mealtime Boaz said to , ‘Come over here.  Have some bread and dip it in the wine vinegar.’  When she sat down with the harvesters, he offered her some roasted grain.  220 more words


gathering clouds

We did not notice their coming. Eyes fixed on the apex, minds on the map, our breath shortening to the point of discomfort. Stopping then and turning to the east, sucking in salty ozone breaths from the wide flat seascape below. 151 more words

Writing Challenges

Barley, a truly ancient grain, remains virtually unchanged genetically over the past 6,000 years.

The genome of the Chalcolithic barley grains is the oldest plant genome reconstructed to date, according to the researchers who published their findings in the… 36 more words