Collected Tweets and News

Posted by Dindrane on January 14, 2011 in alerts, animals & wildlife, food, links, news |

1. Thanks to @Wolven and @unknownbinaries: The many faces of Gary Oldman 2. Photo: It would almost be a shame to cut into one of these cakes. ALMOST. (Thanks to @CupcakeGoth) 3. Save the Bees: Tell the EPA to ban Bayer’s toxic pesticide clothianidin. 4. Los Angeles Times attacks egg industry price-fixing. (thanks to @VeganDotCom) […]

vegetable and cheese pie

Posted by Dindrane on March 31, 2008 in food |

Roasted Vegetable-Cheese Pie 2 cups cooked jasmine or basmati rice 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Cooking spray 1 1/2 cups sliced zucchini 1 1/2 cups sliced yellow squash 1 cup thinly sliced onion 1 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb (about 1 small bulb) 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon […]

some useful links today

Posted by Dindrane on October 18, 2007 in art, food, frugal living, links, recommendations |

This is an oldie, but a goodie, and we all need to watch it daily for best mental and physical health: Viking Kittens a nice little article from 43 Folders about paring your iTunes collection Having trouble with taking your laptop even places you have no real need for a computer, like even to the […]

Rice & Veggies Recipe Pattern

Posted by Dindrane on October 15, 2007 in food, frugal living, links |

“Pattern” recipes are work by allowing you to choose any grain, spices, or whatever you want, kind of like a mix-and-match casserole or pie. Low Budget Vegetarian has a nice one for a Rice & Veggies Recipe that can even be customized to suit an omnivore, once you’ve dished up your own serving. While you’re […]

Honey Wheat Bread

Posted by Dindrane on October 2, 2007 in food |

Here’s my experiment from yesterday with a new honey wheat bread recipe. I adapted it from Martha Stewart’s baking book. Next time, I’ll adjust it even more to suit my own quirky oven and my personal tastes. For example, the suggested eggwash ended up waaaay too dark, and next time, I’ll probably just skip it. […]

Fruity Pebble Pancakes

Posted by Dindrane on October 1, 2007 in food |

I’m not sure if this is pure, concentrated awesome or instead awesomely diabolical. I just know I want some.

cheap eats: macaroni salad

Posted by Dindrane on February 26, 2007 in food, frugal living |

If you’re like me, you’re always looking for easy, cheap food to make, since a lower grocery bill equals more money for paints, silver leaf, etc. So here’s what I made for lunch, and as it’s almost infinitely customizable, it should keep you fueled and ready to paint for a long time: Note that all […]


Posted by Dindrane on December 20, 2005 in food |

HUMMUS from COOKS.COM 1 lg. onion, minced 1 to 2 cloves garlic 1 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 c. chickpeas (garbanzos), drained & rinsed if canned 1/2 c. fresh lemon juice 1 tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce 1/4 c. tahini (sesame paste) 1/2 c. sesame seeds, toasted & ground Saute onion and garlic in oil until vegetables […]

low-fat Indian food

Posted by Dindrane on October 7, 2005 in food |

The Vegetarian Resource Group has an interesting article on low-fat Indian cuisine. As a huge fan of Indian food myself, I’m glad to see that these are actually also still tasty!

top 10 heirloom veggies link

Posted by Dindrane on June 22, 2005 in food, gardens |

a nice list of 10 varieties of heirloom veggies well worth growing (Boy howdy, I wish would do a major site design rehaul. They look awful and they’re impossible to navigate well, and all that useful info is essentially lost.)

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