Be joyful even though you have considered all the facts...practice resurrection. -Wendell Berry

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

the ordinary



What we really want
waits within
the ordinary.
-Edward Espe Brown
The Tassajara Recipe Book

6 comments:

  1. ..and how beautiful ordinary can be! :)

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  2. ah!....that's why I romance it

    love your table

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  3. Could rose petals be lovelier than these brussel sprout leaves?
    This post reminds me of Our Town. Would that our hearts be ever open to what our eyes perceive.

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  4. I have a question for you about those brussel sprout leaves. I love brussel sprouts, but finding some hijackers once turned me off them. Do you prepare them by separating the leaves?

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    1. Bobbi, I sent you an email, but thought I would answer here as well.
      I just shave the very bottom end off, remove any discolored or dried leaves and then proceed as the recipe instructs.
      I LOVE Brussels sprouts.

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  5. Lovely posting, Karen... the photo of your table with the light streaming in makes me smile! You have a way with turning the "ordinary" as you say into extraordinary!

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