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Top Notch Miso Brownie Recipe

Miso Brownie is not just one of our Partridge Chanteclers. As with most brownie recipes, the base is chocolate and eggs – this time I broke down the ingredients to their bare bones; replace the pre-made chocolate with cocoa butter and jazz up the cocoa powder. This recipe is adapted from the New York dessert… Continue reading Top Notch Miso Brownie Recipe

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Spring Breakfast Bowl Recipe

  Having gone a crazy with the sprouting these past couple of weeks, I am trying to find new ways to enjoy germinated wheat & buckwheat.  They are a great source of enzymes and delicious bacteria! I love the chia pudding craze so I decided to take a little turn on this trendy classic. This… Continue reading Spring Breakfast Bowl Recipe

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Honey Infused Garlic

  Winter is ticking into springtime and a lot of our garlic braids are starting to germ! There is nothing wrong with the herb, but we have so much left over and ready to be transformed into a delicious & soothing remedy for the changing seasons. I start by clearing any shrivelled or mouldy cloves… Continue reading Honey Infused Garlic

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PARANGA EXPERIMENTAL FOREST FARM

Paranga is named after the Scarlet Tanager, a bird that nests on this 17 acre land situated in the Laurentian Forests of Quebec.The experimental part comes from the question we often ask ourselves here: can we gain a livelihood from this land and respect the integrity of the surrounding forest? The site was cleared in… Continue reading PARANGA EXPERIMENTAL FOREST FARM

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Cold December and Chickens

Here on these frayed posts along the highway is where we hold court and give visual evidence of our worshipping   Took the battery out of our 1984 Ford F150 and parked it for the next 4 months, got the chickens moved into a used car tempo and ate most of our winter supply of… Continue reading Cold December and Chickens

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Agroforestry

Shamanism and Forest Gardens: reconnecting the pathways to productivity. (is there a bustle in your hedgrow?) It could be argued that forest gardens were the precursor to present day agroforestry innovations; whereby the planting of trees alongside the planting of annual crops of grains or vegetables produces,eventually, a secondary crop of wood, fruit,nuts, and biomass,… Continue reading Agroforestry

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Herbal Grey

Time for a wee afternoon pickup, eh? If you’re like me and haven’t really been digging the black tea parade then you know what I’m missing.  You know those giant bags of Twinings Earl Grey?  That is what I am craving.  Not any fancy Nepal Black or Assam Banaspaty or even Darjeeling.  The cornflower and… Continue reading Herbal Grey

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Topinambour

Helianthus tuberosus The topinambour; sunchoke; Jerusalem artichoke; any other names I am missing?!   For years these Plants have been shooting up great green sprouts and soon enough October rolls around and they finally begin to flower.  Topinambours are a staple to the NorthEastern NorthAmerican diet (or so they should be!) as they are perennial… Continue reading Topinambour