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29 June 2010

June 2010 blog entries

Tuesday, 29 June 2010
at last, great hummus (MLLA#24/Real Food)
summary: recipes for hummus (based on a recipe in "Mediterranean Street Food" by Anissa Helou) and pita chips; information about My Legume Love Affair, Two For Tuesdays! (Real Food) and Yeast Spotting;

Saturday, 26 June 2010
Wordless(ish) Non-Wednesday: Twisted Rings revisited
summary: twisted rings with sesame and/or nigella seeds (kalonji);

Tuesday, 22 June 2010
asparagus and baby red onions (real food)
summary: two seasonal vegetables barbecued together: asparagus and baby red onions; information about "Two For Tuesdays! (real food)"

Sunday, 20 June 2010
you win some; you lose some
summary: oatmeal topping for multigrain bread; playing with the grain combinations; submission for YeastSpotting;

Friday, 18 June 2010
Fabulous Lemon Pie
summary: recipe for shaker lemon pie – easily the best lemon pie I've ever had (recipe includes pastry made with lard); SAVEUR magazine is wonderful and why it's a good reason to keep back issues;

Tuesday, 15 June 2010
fully dressed scones (real food)
summary: two recipes: scones and a reasonable facsimile for clotted cream made with yoghurt and goat's cheese; information about "Two For Tuesdays!" and "Cook the Books"

Monday, 14 June 2010
fresh black pepper noodles (PPN#168)
summary: fresh cracked black pepper linguini tossed with ham, chili flakes, fiddleheads, onions and broccoli; asparagus as an alternative to fiddleheads; information about Presto Pasta Nights;

Tuesday, 8 June 2010
Steamed Asparagus with Butter and Lemon
summary: steamed asparagus with butter and lemon; how to trim asparagus; other ideas for what to do with asparagus;

Sunday, 6 June 2010
May I have some more asparagus please?
summary: barbecued asparagus with garlic and ginger; bird feeder used as an herb planter

Wednesday, 2 June 2010
green garlic omelette (bookmarked recipe)
summary: green garlic omelette made with green garlic, ham, potatoes, mushrooms; information about Bookmarked Recipes;

06 June 2010 - offline temporarily

The webhost for my real blog on has just posted the following:

June 6, 9:51 AM - Emergency Maintenance
One of the disks on the main web server has caused some very odd stuff to occur. We are running some emergency maintenance right now to make sure your data is safe and to head off any problems. The system won't be down long - I expect 45-60 mins total.
As always, the way to know whether etherwork is back online is to refresh this page. If you see a leafy image at the top of the page, then you can access the real blog.

edit 10:52AM: I'm very happy to report that is back online.

June 6, 10:45 AM - Emergency Maintenance Completed
The emergency maintenance has been completed. The disks are behaving, user data is safe and we are back up and running!