Overload of garlic

In my FB photography group the topic was garlic, but I added some onions as well. Boy, did I take too many shots of garlic, then I played with them in Lightroom. So, sorry I am going to overload you with photos of garlic. I took them, might as well share them. Enjoy them, or…

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Delicious

Yesterday I enjoyed a delicious meal and as I took photos of them because they were so beautifully prepared and presented. Yammy… nettle soup with poached egg, perched pike with potatoes and finally a brûlée with rhubarb and raspberry sorbet.

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Peaches

This month’s theme is peach, in my FB photography group. I struggled with it for a while since peaches where not available in the stores until recently – it was not their season 🙂 Well, anyways I found some peaches in the end and took photos of them. Feel free to comment, I am still…

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Taking it easy

I have tried my best to stay away from the computer these past days. I think I have done pretty well, but just to keep the momentum going here I am again. Easter came and went, mainly at home. We saw our sons and grandkids. I tried couple new recipes. I am getting rather good…

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Lemon Slice #3

I promise this is my last post on lemons for now, other fruits need to be noticed too for they bright and uplifting colors. As you can see I can go slightly overboard when I try to capture just the right shot. Serious business these challenges 😀 LOL ( not! ) Lemon, yellow…I bought lemon,…

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Lemon Slice

If nothing else these are a splash of spring, summer in these photos; Nothing says ‘sunshine’ in the kitchen or on a menu like lemon. One of the quotes i saw about lemon was this, I did not aim for that: One of the negative side, some artists use the image of a cut lemon…

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One of those days

yep, it’s one of those days when you just want to do nothing, nothing interests you, you, life everything is boring. I am contemplating what to do for lunch, nothing grabs me. Yesterday was the same , so we ordered pizza. Today I have to fix something…oh, no! I don’t want to. I assume we…

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Countdown to 2021-23

Tomorrow is Christmas eve. Yesterday we baked s Scandinavian ginger nuts, piparkakut in Finnish, they are tasty as they are but, apparently go very well with cheeses that we have for Christmas. We also wrapped some gifts  with Christmas songs playing in the background. I slept so well last night, after two really bad ones,…

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Countdown to 2021-22

Two days until Christmas eve. Yesterday we decorated the tree. Traditionally using the same decorations we have had for years, some that I have inherited from my childhood home. The lunch was delicious. Always a pleasure to have food prepared by someone else. Fried salmon andhorseradish yogurt sauce Mudcake with granberries and icecream Cappuccino I…

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Countdown to 2021-17

Today: Sunrise at 9:23- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:51 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 5 more days until winter solstice. Old Friends they shine like diamondsOld Friends you can always callOld Friends Lord you can’t buy ’emYou know it’s Old Friends after all…

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Countdown to 2021-15

Today: Sunrise at 9:21- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:53 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 6 more days until winter solstice. Times are odd, I’ve started to read and even execute recipes I find. Most of the time I read them and slightly change…

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tomato is a fruit

   Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.    Miles Kington The difference between a bland tomato and great one is immense, much like the difference between a standard, sliced white bread and a crusty, aromatic sourdough.     

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I think they named …

The day is coming when a single carrot, freshly observed, will set off a revolution. Paul Cezanne I think they named the orange before the carrot – Demetri Martin

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