Author Archives: Mussgo Momma
Keep Calm and Bake Bread
My amazing husband bought me two more advanced bread making books for Christmas. He gifted me Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast by Ken Forkish and The Bread Baker’s Apprentice by Peter Reinhart. I’m not sure his motives were completely pure, as he … Continue reading
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Amazon TOS change and California Basics Home Brewing 16 oz Glass Bottles
In light of the new Amazon Terms of service agreement, it seems like my time of reviewing may have ended. I’m really hoping to keep helping sellers out and getting some awesome products to beta test by posting some of … Continue reading
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Weekly meal Plan 9/23-9/29/2016…more farm share goodies!
I’ve really loved using the weekly CSA farm share from Lazy Creek Farm as the basis of my weekly menu. It is forcing me to incorporate more veggies into our diet and eat healthier meals. Here you can see what I … Continue reading
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My first adventure in canning!
So sorry it’s been a while since I’ve posted, but life happens. We have successfully moved into a brand new built 4 bedroom house and the kids have gone back to school, and boy am I glad that all that … Continue reading
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I’m BAAAACK! Weekly Meal Plan 8/12-8/18, 2016
After what felt like a whirlwind tour of the Laurel Highlands and Shenandoah Valley ( which was actually a 3 week visit to see family), we have made it back safe and mostly sound to Oregon. Seeing family and old … Continue reading
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Adventures of cooking with my CSA share!
You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a weekly menu that last 2 weeks. Well, that’s because I don’t even know what I’m cooking until that morning or even an hour before dinner. I have been busy getting … Continue reading
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My secrets to Amazon product pitching!
Some of you are going to look at this title and think, what the heck!?!, while others are going to be reading ahead to see what I have to say and skipping the explanation for the newbies altogether. So, for … Continue reading
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Weekly Meal Plan June 17-23, and sourdough overload!
This week my sourdough starter has really taken off (out of control one might say), so I’ve been baking a lot. I’m glad my homemade starter turned out to be so healthy and is giving great rise and flavor to … Continue reading
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Weekly Meal Plan June 10- June 16, 2016 and biking to the beach
This past Saturday was a HOT one here is Astoria. We had to get out of our house because we don’t have air conditioning and the temperature inside was pushing 80 as the temps outside were climbing to nearly 90! … Continue reading
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Horrible terrible no good very bad days and the silver lining
Let me start by apologizing that about all the dead air on the blog this past week. It’s been a rough one…one full of trips to the ER and tearful goodbyes to good friends. The weather here is getting nice, … Continue reading
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