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Faux Stone Paint Pour

Write caption… A few months back I did a paint pour with a friend. Here are the instructions. I did mine with turquoise, blue, lime green, and copper colors to get a "stone" look. When it was finished my brother and his wife where visiting town and admiring it. I...

How to Upcycle an Old Chest of Drawers into a Chabudai

How to Upcycle an Old Chest of Drawers into a Chabudai... and more Tools needed: Hammer screwdriver (ratcheting is wonderful but any will do) Small wood chisel or tiny pry bar Saw (only of legs or anything else needs cutting) Optional - A sturdy nail if any staples...

Easy Garam Masala Lentils

Easy Garam Masala Red Lentils I made these with my daughter in her little studio apartment near Seattle. After seeing the finished product, it may not be easy to see they started out as red lentils. They still taste amazing. This is a super easy recipe to make with...

Pineapple Coconut Rainbow Chard

When recently visiting my daughter in the Seattle area, she made this tasty dish for me. I insisted on getting the recipe. This is possibly the best Swiss Chard recipe I have ever had. Please note the hint at the end for better results. This recipe is vegan and could...

KitKat Cake

Upon request a while back I made a Kitkat cake for a birthday. Here are some pictures of how it was done.

Uncle Bruce’s Perfect Pie Crust recipe

Growing up, as a family we would go to visit our great Aunt Mary and Uncle Bruce at first when they lived in Oakland, and then later in the country outside Redding, CA. When preparing a meal for us, he would almost always make the tastiest pies with the best crust...

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