Tag Archives: Healthy

Anyone Know A Community Blogger?

I do! Check out the new, expanded IndyBlog today! We just might see each other there. –  The Goat Cheese Lady

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Such A Bounty Of Wild Grasses!!

One walk through the Garden of the Gods and you’ll see what I’m talking about. It may seem, to the unenlightened, that I am just plain weird to thrill over the return of waist high prairie grasses, but if you’re … Continue reading

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My Butt Bones Hurt.

I’ve been running lately.  I’m not training for any races or marathons or anything, I’m just training for more energy. But, as a side effect, I do believe I’m losing weight. To be clear, I did not set out to … Continue reading

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Bring on the BEES! Part 1

I found out a couple of days ago…we do bees the same way we did goats: Think about it for a while, talk about it, not do it, then do it, talk about building their home, then start it, then not … Continue reading

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Where Was I This Morning?

The Animal Whisperer took the boys to school…I was in a can’t-stand-to-hear-myself-talk-anymore-and-have-them-not-listen state of mind.  So, I went on a walk.  A beautiful walk!  Can you guess where I was? Click on the Where Was I This Morning? link on … Continue reading

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Vinegar: Serving up Cheese Made With Petroleum ???

The simplest cheese I teach to make and the simplest cheese that people make all over the world…is made with vinegar. Or is it made with synthetic alcohol derived from petroleum or natural gas which is then used to make … Continue reading

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I Just Called My Congressman and Senators.

I get emails from a group called Food Democracy Now.   Today, I got this email: “In the next 48 hours your Senators and Congressperson needs to hear from you immediately. By Wednesday COB, a bicameral letter will be sent to the … Continue reading

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What To Do With Whey: Sauerkraut

In every single cheese making class I’ve ever taught, I am asked:  “What can you do with the whey?” Whey is the byproduct of making cheese, it’s the yellowish liquid that separates out from the thick, white curd.  And, my … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!

It’s time for DREAM LISTS AGAIN!!!  Yahoo!!!  It’s always motivating to feel like you’ve got a clean slate…that you can start anew.  Thanks to my mom’s passion for setting goals and dreams and figuring out how to attain them, my … Continue reading

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Recipe #11: LOCAL FOOD WEEK

You can’t get much more local than what we ate for lunch today…prepared and served by The Animal Whisperer himself.  (Before he slaughtered Dinner.) Trout that our 7-year-old caught in Tim’s pond in Cripple Creek yesterday. Peaches grown and delivered … Continue reading

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