Wednesday, May 02, 2007

Saffron

I have in my possession the most expensive spice in the world.

Tom, our postmaster, has a son who is part owner of a coffee shop in Lawrence. They have several regular customers who acquire it from their homeland. Tom gave it to me to create a dish for everyone at the PO to eat.

I feel like I really need to do this spice justice. So far it is 11:30 pm and I still haven't found a recipe that I have all the ingredients. I have chicken marinating in the refrig. but that's about it. At this point, I think I am going to steam some balsamic rice and throw in some of the spice--not much--just enough to get a feel for what it tastes like. Then maybe I will know more about what I am looking for in a recipe.

Stay tuned.

NOTE: I steamed the rice with the saffron and added real butter at the end. Dan grilled the chicken on the George Foreman while I got ready for work. Everyone said it was delicious.

Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Grandkids get your poles ready!

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Sunday, April 29, 2007

Wildflower Walk

Several years ago Dan and I haphazardly mowed a trail through an area filled with granite rocks. Roger, Dan's cousin recently asked if we had looked at Google maps lately. Chip, our neighbor asked the same thing. This morning I decided to see what they were talking about. What do you think?




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