again, not the world’s most brilliant photos, but you get the idea
fruit used in left: mango, grapes, honeydew melon, cantaloupe melon
fruit used in right: mango, black plums, Asian pear
basic recipe via GNOWFGLINS
working on this
for D’s birthday dinner tonight … but I think the flour is less than fresh so the result may be inedible
will do again, it was just all I had at 9 pm last night!
the results are in … probably the best “Greek” salad we’ve ever eaten
even a non LF-fanatic agreed
practice… gratitude and ego-free love
Separations and reunions have their own irony. The sweetness of being together again, the pain of finding that there has been a separation in life experiences. How to meld the two so that the result is not distance or resentment, but the chance for further understanding and closeness?
Firstly, it is about attitude, which can involve gratitude, love, and a vision for wanting to understand and accept the others experiences as something that makes that person even better than they were before. Secondly, there has to be a relaxation that everything will work out as it is supposed to- this is equated to a feeling of total peace. Lastly, the chance for understanding and closeness means getting outside of ourselves. This is when it becomes essential to get beyond the attitude of being right and justified in responses that are less than relationship building.
The last criteria is…
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for us, two moments mattered the most on pig day
what they said … all of it (except we didn’t get a professional butcher in)
we miss the girls, and they’ve fed a lot of people (they were each just shy of 400 lbs at slaughter) with delicious meat & fat
two more planned for on the way this spring
delicious on its own, delightful with pork (especially smoked!) and roasted veggies