Author: Valerie

A New Nest


Two baby hummers are recently free-flying, and another nest is being built just outside the door on the patio!

Amazing the amount of work she is doing on its construction.

Thai Chile Sauce and Sotol?

I am strung out on this version of Sambal Oelek right now. Bought because my Asian market was out (?) of the usual one we all recognize in the squat plastic jar.

It is a hot-sweet style that I’ve been putting on EVERYTHING.

Like Moroccan spiced roasted carrots and zuke, for instance.

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