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Sunday, September 28, 2008


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Perfect timing, Suvir. You would be so proud of our grandson, Logan. He's 4-and-a-half, and on Friday night, I started a shiitake risotto (with duck glace, blood orange oil zest, shallots, chardonnay, and some vegetable stock). Logan took over after the first round, and completed the risotto by himself, adding the stock and stirring constantly. He then put shelled English peas in a small pan and steamed them, and we grated fresh parm on the risotto and served it.

All the while, standing on a kitchen chair. He tells people he's a chef. So much fun!


Thanks for posting this Suvir, great story. I think one of the reasons I still love to cook is because I started at a young age. I envy this youngster for having such a talented grandma to learn from. he's going to be a killer chef some day.


Thanks for sharing the risotto recipe from Logan. He is a chef and a good one at that it seems!

Curtis, thanks for sharing your thoughts. And yes, I agree that Adam is a very lucky young man, to have Joyce as a grandma, and to be able to learn from her, watch her, chat with her, question her and cook with her.

Hope you are well. WHat plans about visiting North Country?


I am so glad that I run into your blog! Its great to see your work and your farm. I wish I could come visit : ).

When I first saw your post I thought you combined bitter melon and egg in the egg and "kerala" dish : ) lol!

Enjoy the fall. I am sure its amazing there this time of the year.


Hafiz, thanks for stopping by. Where are you based? where is home? You can always come visit.
Fall is beautiful around the farm. It is already getting cooler though. Charlie tells me that it is cold now and soon, it will be very cold. Such is life in North Country.
Keep well and in touch. You can always email me, and we can see how we can make your wish to come visit our farm come true.


Hi there. I am based in Princeton. Loved the pictures of the animals. Looking forward to reading more of your adventure at the farm. Take care -

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