Monday, December 11, 2017

the quotidian (12.11.17)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace


Almond crescents.


Pounding for chai.


For curry.


Pudding cooling.


My latest breakfast crush: sourdough toast with butter, cream cheese, and bacon.


Thanksgiving remix: this time with turkey gravy, stuffing balls, and over-the-top mashed potatoes.


I bake; he sings.



And...Velvet's down: a severe case of laminitis.


Kitchen apothocary.
"I feel like I have a baby. She gets sick, I call the doctor, I pay for the meds,
and then I have to take care of her."


Attempted selfie.


Snow!


His final paper of the semester and the edits to go with.

This same time, years previous: yeasted streusel cake with lemon glaze, managing my list habit, okonomiyaki!, in my kitchen (sort of): 4:15 p.m., iced, pimento cheese spread, a family outing, peanut butter cookies, cashew brittle.

7 comments:

  1. Stuffing balls... my granny used to make these and she has since passed and the recipe with her. Never been able to figure out exacthow she made them and I rarely see anyone else make the stuffing into balls like she did. Thanks for the memory and the smile today. Love reading your blog over here in central VA.

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  2. St Martin de Porres is my go-to saint when any of my animals are in trouble. He never lets me down. I'll say a prayer...

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  3. what are those tasty looking little cookies you are baking?? and is the recipe on ye olde blog??

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    1. Peppernuts! I'll add the link to the post....

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  4. I am always telling my friend how I like your blog, and when I was telling her about your dog sitting on the horse, I mentioned that your horse was sick with laminitis. My friend is really, really knowledgeable about horses, and she suggested that you might test your horse for Cushings, which a vet does with a blood test for ACTH. She said that often the vets will do this blood test for free and also provide some treatment drugs for free. Just thought I would pass this info on. Good luck!!

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    1. I conveyed your message to my daughter. She knew about Cushings and said this is quite different, but still, she's going to look into it. Thanks!

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  5. I love almond crescents, but I always break them. Perhaps I need to make them thicker.

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