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Craft Cook Read Repeat

English, Personal/Lifestyle/Family, 1 season, 126 episodes, 5 days, 13 hours, 58 minutes
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A bi-weekly conversation featuring crafty goodness, wonderful reads and tasty eats
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Back in the zeitgeist

Episode 138 April 11,  2024 On the Needles 2:37 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info       OMG heel socks by Megan Williams, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Nordland in 6819– DONE!!   Popped socks by Hunter Hammerson, Three Irish Girls Springvale Sock in Second Star to the Right (nov 2012)-- revamp of original march 2009 pattern– DONE!!   Lather by Hunter Hammerson, Ella Rae Eco Organic Cotton in Basil and Limeade– DONE!!   Sockhead slouch by kelly mcclure, super glo super sock in hulu hulu   Blast from the past: my fastest purchase-to-caston project Michele hat   Knitted Knockers in Cascade Ultra Pima in rose dust (and sandstone)   Weather or Knot Scarf by Scott Rohr, HolstGarn Coast in Butterfly, Black, Charcoal, Silver Grey, Wisteria, Freesia, Passion Flower–    Sun Salutation by Celia McAdams, Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio DK in 1600 Pennsylvania Ave   Cortney’s possible project: Yoke Sweater/Tartan Inspiration by Biscotte Yarns On the Easel 14:58 “Open to Suggestion” sketchbook practice Tiny Art Show at SFPL   Museum of Arts and Design  On the Table 29:11 Fried rice and bee sting pizza from Hot Sheet by Olga Massov & Sanaë Lemoine   B Side Pizza in NYC (Killer Bee is the pizza we had. Bee Sting is a cocktail.  Here anyway.  The cookbook pizza is the bee sting)   Shrimp & hot honey from Big Bites On the Nightstand 40:16 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   What you need to know about the 2024 Summer Reading Guide, coming May 16   To Marry and to Meddle by Martha Waters In the Quick by Kate Hope Day (audio) Djinn Patrol on the Purple Line by Deepa Anappara Book of Doors by Gareth Brown The Hakawati by Rabih Alameddine (lebanon)   Mercury by Amy Jo Burns
4/18/20241 hour, 55 seconds
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Bay Area Yarn Crawl

Episode 137– Bay Area Yarn Crawl! March 28, 2024 On the Nightstand 1:53 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Wild and Distant Seas by Tara Karr Roberts Mislaid in Parts Half-Known by Seanan McGuire W is for Wasted by Sue Grafton (audio) Anita de Monte Laughs Last by Xóchitl González   Book Lovers by Emily Henry On the Table 11:50 Seriously, all the repeats.  Banana butterscotch pie, corned beef (salt and vinegar cabbage), pizza beans, peanut broccoli & protein   Baked Lemon Pudding   Matcha and Strawberry Creme Twunkie OMG the strawberry creme!!!   Chez Panisse!   On the Easel 23:59   Irving Penn (thru july 21) and Fashioning San Francisco (thru Aug 11) at the DeYoung Museum   On the Needles 27:00 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info   AVFKW indigo dyeing class   Bay Area Yarn Crawl!
4/3/20241 hour, 21 seconds
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Generic Shenanigans

Episode 136  March 14,  2024   Happy Pie Day! On the Needles 4:56 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Mystery Gnome KAL!   Bay Area Yarn Crawl!   ADVENTuresome Wrap by Ambah O’Brien, Canon Hand Dyes Victorian Gothic Advent set   OMG heel socks by Megan Williams, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Nordland in 6819    Weather or Knot Scarf by Scott Rohr, HolstGarn Coast in Butterfly, Black, Charcoal, Silver Grey, Wisteria, Freesia, Passion Flower   Popped socks by Hunter Hammerson, Three Irish Girls Springvale Sock in Second Star to the Right (nov 2012)-- revamp of original march 2009 pattern   Sun Salutation by Celia McAdams, Miss Babs Yowza in Slate and Temptress Delft and Slinky Slinky Sly       On the Easel 24:29   Secret secret! Woven seagrass chair Lots of sewing and mending On the Table 25:42 The Recipe with Kenji and Deb review   Shallot & Black Pepper stir fry by ali slagle Shallot, veggie, tempeh, ginger/pepper/soy/sherry vinegar   Tofu Shawarma Dinner Salad   Cortney’s cooking rut. Using Dinner; Changing the Game by Melissa Clark for inspiration On the Nightstand 35:01 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   One Woman Show by Christine Coulson  One Dark Window by Rachel Gillig  One Day by David Nicholls  Half a Soul by Olivia Atwater  Kids Run the Show by Delphine de Vigan, trans by Alison Anderson    One of the Good Guys by Araminta Hall The Women by Kristin Hannah
3/21/202453 minutes, 57 seconds
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All the chickens are free range

Episode 135 February 29/March 2, 2024 On the Needles 1:53 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Ilha by Orlane Sucche, SugarPlum Circus sock in Scorpio– DONE!!   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre) – DONE!!   ADVENTuresome Wrap by Ambah O’Brien, Canon Hand Dyes Victorian Gothic Advent set   OMG heel socks by Megan Williams, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Nordland in 6819    Weather or Knot Scarf by Scott Rohr, HolstGarn Coast in Butterfly, Black, Charcoal, Silver Grey, Wisteria, Freesia, Passion Flower   Popped socks by Hunter Hammerson, Three Irish Girls Springvale Sock in Second Star to the Right (nov 2012)-- revamp of original march 2009 pattern   Slinky Slinky Sly Sweater by Caitlin Shepherd in Miss Babs Katahdin in Beanstalk and Malabrigo Lettuce.   On the Easel 14:20 Quarter 1 project Big florals for Open Studios STILL Flower Drawing on-line workshops On the Table 16:20 Sweet Potato Fries X Food Imperialism from Material Girls Podcast scholarly podcast about pop culture    Yossy Arefi’s chocolate skillet cookie with walnuts & cherries     Alfredo e Pepe Recipe - by Ali Slagle   Beans 'n' Cheese | Cup of Jo   Peanut Chicken with Sauteed Vegetables   Chicken Marsala with gnocchi from Smitten Kitchen Everyday Snacking Bakes Review! 27:39 On the Nightstand 43:28 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Tress of the Emerald Sea by Brandon Sanderson Prophet Song by Paul Lynch Days at the Morisaki Bookshop by Satoshi Yagisawa, trans by Eric Ozawa   Trust by Hernan Diaz (audio)  Reykjavík: A Crime Story by Ragnar Jonasson and Katrin Jakobsdottir, trans by Victoria Cribb Going Zero by Anthony McCarten (audio) The Gentleman’s Gambit by Evie Dunmore    The Fury by Alex Michaelides The Kamogawa Food Detectives by Hisashi Kashiwai (transl. Jesse Kirkwood) The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins
3/7/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 59 seconds
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It's kind of great

Episode 134 February 15,  2024 On the Needles 0.48 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Cortney’s knit! Mondo Cable Cardi by Bonnie Marie Burns in Madeline Tosh Chunky in Thunderstorm. DONE DONE DONE!!! Joyful sweater finishing Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)    ADVENTuresome Wrap by Ambah O’Brien, Canon Hand Dyes Victorian Gothic Advent set   Weather or Knot Scarf by Scott Rohr, HolstGarn Coast in Butterfly, Black, Charcoal, Silver Grey, Wisteria, Freesia, Passion Flower   OMG heel socks by Megan Williams, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Nordland in 6819 Ilha by Orlane Sucche, SugarPlum Circus sock in Scorpio   Bikey Beanie by Andrea Rangel, Knit Picks Swish DK in dove heather and black – DONE! AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary KnitOvation Stitch Dictionary         On the Easel 13:30 Quarter 1 project Field Guide project–keep an eye here for updates. Cortney’s next sweater? On the Table 20:30 IN THE ROTATION: French Onion Turkey Burgers crispy potatoes with mushrooms – smitten kitchen   Creamy cauliflower from Vegetable Kingdom   Ditto on the Smitten crispy potatoes with mushrooms – smitten kitchen White Beans ala Delfina Restaurant with Royal Corona White Bean from Rancho Gordo Shrimp “My Way” from Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything (I absolutely peel the shrimp for this entree).   On the Nightstand 32:26 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   V is for Vengeance by Sue Grafton (audio) Deal with the Devil by Kit Rocha (mercenary librarians #1) Nettle and Bone by T. Kingfisher (audio) Space Between Worlds by Micaiah Johnson (audio) Weather by Jenny Offill  The Heiress by Rachel Hawkins    The Invisible Hour by Alice Hoffman Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal The Butcher’s Daughter by Victoria Glendinning
2/22/202454 minutes, 1 second
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Double Super Bowl

Episode 133 February 1, 2024   BIG thanks to Sally, Sonia, Nathan, & Meghan for episode 132! On the Needles 2:15 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Ilha by Orlane Sucche, SugarPlum Circus sock in Scorpio   ADVENTuresome Wrap by Ambah O’Brien, Canon Hand Dyes Victorian Gothic Advent set   Weather or Knot Scarf by Scott Rohr , HolstGarn Coast in Butterfly, Black, Charcoal, Silver Grey, Wisteria, Freesia, Passion Flower   OMG heel socks by Megan Williams, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Nordland in 6819 On the Easel 15:47 Field Guides series Quarter 1 project Nate’s BIG painting, lessons learned? On the Table 21:03   Smitten Kitchen Seattle Lecture series She and J. Kenji Lopez-Alt have podcast coming soon!   roasted squash and tofu with ginger – smitten kitchen Served with baby bok/cabbage salad with mustard vinaigrette (DALS winter salads)   Ginger-scallion broccoli soup from ali slagle/40 ingredients forever   Spiced tomato soup with horseradish cream from San Francisco Chronicle https://tasty.co/recipe/slow-cooker-coconut-curry   Ice cream cake   Chocolate Cherry Macaroons - by Susan Spungen   Red Salad (raw purple cabbage, raw beets, red onion, with capers & creme fraiche) Soft Pretzels from Sally’s Baking Addiction (& them made temple lunch sandwiches with them!) Protein Mac & Cheese (needs tweaks; I’ll report back soon) On the Nightstand 33:17 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Three Holidays and a Wedding by Uzma Jalaluddin and Marissa Stapley  The Christmas Orphans Club by Becca Freeman  The Good Part by Sophie Cousens  Improbable Meet Cute series from Amazon Prime  A Power Unbound (the last binding #3) by Freya Marske The Innocent Sleep by Seanan McGuire  The Narrow Road Between Desires by Patrick Rothfuss Mammoths at the Gates by Nigh Vo The Saint of Bright Doors by Vajra Chandrasekera   Day by Michael Cunningham  On Beauty by Zadie Smith    The Witching Tide by Margaret Meyer The Bird Hotel by Joyce Maynard The Wishing Game by Meg Shaffer The Light Pirate by Lily Brooks-Dalton The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese
2/8/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 27 seconds
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Embarrassment of Riches

Episode 132  January 19, 2024 On the Needles 0:52 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     With Sally who works at Imagiknit!  Joni cotton t-shirt by Natasja Hornby Gardsra “Garden Fairy” cardigan in Malabrigo & Knitting for Olive mohair Churchmouse Saddle Shoulder sweater in Saxony cashmere by juniper moon Rad Plaid Cowl by Andrea Mowry Espresso scarf September slipover by Petite Knit in Lang Mohair On the Easel 19:21 With Sonia Brittain–IG link Sonia Brittain on YouTube Sonia Brittain on Patreon Sketchbooks, daily art, abstracts, portraits, landscapes. Justin Mortimer “There’s a niche for everybody in art.” Rose Wylie, just one of many good articles about her. Craves variety in her art process. Joy of Drawing–Floral class with Sonia On the Table 40:39 With Nathan, short & sweet. Experimenting with potatoes, more bison. Meatballs–audio message. Kodiak power cakes   On the Nightstand 44:35 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   With Meghan Butler SFPL Green Apple Books, Blackbird Books The First Cat in Space and the Soup of Doom Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver Ezra Klein interview with B. Kingsolver Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff The world we make by NK Jemisin  Aesthetica by Allie Rowbottom Ripe by Sarah Rose Etter Roxane Gay newsletter The Overstory by Richard Powers Erin  Girls They Write Songs About by Carlene Bauer You are Here by Karin Lin-Greenberg
1/25/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 2 seconds
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Buckle Your Seatbelt

Episode 131 January 4, 2024 On the Needles 2:14 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Ilha by Orlane Sucche, SugarPlum Circus sock in Scorpio   Christmas is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential in We Need a Little Christmas (started December 2022, yarn 2016)-- DONE!!   Zemy’s 2023 advent by Tricia Weatherston, Sincere Sheep Coastal in Firsts (made here club 2021) – so close!!  Gingerbread House Socks by Helen Stewart, NNK hand dyed yarns DK 8 ply sock in Gingerbread House– DONE!! Make gnome mistake by Sarah Schira, christmas tree in snow by Jeannette Murphy, Cascade Yarns Heritage Sock in Snow, Porter Wool Co Fingering in Huntress– DONE! And DONE! Snow Matter What by Sarah Schira, christmas tree in snow by Jeannette Murphy, Cascade Yarns Heritage Sock in Snow, Porter Wool Co Fingering in Huntress– DONE! Montage Hat by Helen Stewart, Three Irish Girls Springvale DK in Atlantis– DONE!   ADVENTuresome Wrap by Ambah O’Brien, Canon Hand Dyes Victorian Gothic Advent set   Weather or Knot Scarf by Scott Rohr , HolstGarn Coast in Butterfly, Black, Charcoal, Silver Grey, Wisteria, Freesia, Passion Flower     15,639 yards in 43 projects view details   On the Easel 21:08 Field Guide series? Nate’s big painting Q1 project Calendar SOLD OUT! Thank you to all who purchased one!   23 Podcast paintings ~100 other paintings and sketches for 2023   On the Table 26:41   Polenta Lasagna With Spinach and Herby Ricotta Recipe - NYT Cooking   Rustic Cauliflower and Tomato Gratin from the Wimpy Vegetarian   Whipped feta with honey from Dinner a Love Story The one I used is for paid subscribers only but this one from It’s Not Complicated is pretty close   Gado gado– Ali Slagle idea, peanut sauce from East by Meera Sodha     Flourless Sea Salt brownies from Skinnytaste Simple New empanada press 2023 WINS: temple lunches, teaching my boys how to cook, leaning into lentils, kale, & quinoa. On the Nightstand 35:49 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Faking Christmas by Kerry Winfrey  Murder at Midnight by Katharine Schellman U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton (audio) The Death I Gave Him by Em X. Liu (audio) System Collapse by Martha Wells So Late in the Day by Claire Keegan Iron Flame by Rebecca Yarros Bookshops and Bonedust by Travis Baldree Second Best by David Foenkinos, trans by Megan Jones  Queen Hereafter by Isabelle Schuler Menewood by Nicola Griffith Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride (audio)   Goodreads: 190 books   The Book of More Delights by Ross Gay Grimoire Girl by Hilarie Burton Morgan Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin Cacophony of Bone; Circle of a Year by Kerri ni Dochartaigh   I keep track in my analog planner–84 books in 2023! On the Horizon 1:03:46 On the Needles  2023 Knitting 3 sweaters with yarn from pre-2022 stash3 full sweaters: 2022, 2023 x2 (stitches) Top: 2022 Baby sweater: 2023 Charity– hats and knitted knockers ✔ Quarterly knit from deep stash ✔1st: joshua tree beanie, yoth yarn 2015 (feb) 2nd: socks, yarntini stripe 2009 (may) 3rd: sockhead slouch, swoonish walker twist 2010 (aug) 4th: montage hat, 3IG springvale dk 2010 (dec) Kits Cross stitch Bracelet Xmas- figures or 12 days 2024 Repeat knitting stuff– pre2022 sweaters Kits Cross stitch Bracelet Xmas- figures or 12 days   Lobsters in sweaters!   Weather or Knot scarf   On the Easel 2023 23 podcast illustrations Over 100 sketches, paintings, etc. Gallery stuff didn’t sell, but I’ll keep trying. 2024 Big Q1 project  Field guides? Follow mu curiosity & hopefully a fall Open Studio!   On the Table 2023 New ingredients: preserved lemon? ✔  What else? Make homemade gnocchi ✔   Temple lunches were a success. Taught the boys some cooking basics. 2024 Entertaining Using recipes from substack   Keep exploring kale, lentils, quinoa, and beans (aka fiber & plant protein) Continue temple lunches!   On the Nightstand 2023 Storygraph challenges: 5/10 reads the world, 7/10 genre  Argentina: Eartheater Trinidad & Tobago: Mermaid of Black Conch Columbia: Love in the Time of Cholera Nigeria: A Spell of Good Things Norway: Aliss by the Fire Contemporary Fiction with disability: Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow Fantasy novel by AOC: The world we make Mystery by woman: world of curiosities Non fiction start up: Place at the Nayarit Sapphic romance: a restless Truth Kids book: Echo West Portal Books Irish Book Subscription  Foster by Claire Keegan Trespasses by Louise Kennedy Kala by Colin Walsh I actually aimed to read a little less if it meant painting more. 2024 Storygraph again Irish bookclub again Tacoma library extreme reader challenge (Cortney loves the structure of this list!)   Also, it’s okay to DNF a book.
1/11/20241 hour, 22 minutes, 1 second
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So Fancy

Episode 130 December 7, 2023 On the Needles 0.46 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Ilha by Orlane Sucche, SugarPlum Circus sock in Scorpio named after the art of basket weaving art from the Portuguese village Ilha.   Easy Satan Devil Horns by Kitty McKay, Madelinetosh Tosh Sport in Scarlet– DONE!! Christmas is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential in We Need a Little Christmas (started December 2022, yarn 2016)   Zemy’s 2023 advent by Tricia Weatherston, Sincere Sheep Coastal in Firsts (made here club 2021)  Snow Matter What by Sarah Schira  Make gnome mistake by Sarah Schira, christmas tree in snow by Jeannette Murphy, Cascade Yarns Heritage Sock in Snow, Porter Wool Co Fingering in Huntress Gingerbread House Socks by Helen Stewart, NNK hand dyed yarns DK 8 ply sock in Gingerbread House     On the Easel 12:23 Botticelli’s Drawings! Gouachevember wrap Birds in December with Blueshine Art 2024 Calendar On the Table 18:47 vegetarian cassoulet – smitten kitchen Leeks, carrots, celery, white beans, diced tomatoes, tomato paste, breadcrumbs   Quinoa Tacos (EASY Crockpot Recipe!) - Chelsea's Messy Apron Quinoa, black beans, tomatoes, corn, enchilada sauce, taco seasoning   Julia Turshen class– easy “deviled” eggs Cranberry Whiskey Sours (also no or low alcohol) Spiced Mulled Wine Pork + Pineapple Bites (SJ) Smoky White Bean & Pimentón Dip (SJ) Kinda Deviled Eggs (SV)   Stromboli with no-nitrate meats, roasted bell pepper, & cheese & pre-made Lamonica dough. Quinoa Crunch with Zatar seasoning Northern Spy’s Kale Salad Stewed Garam Masala Lentils with Buttery Shrimp Creamy Coconut Curried Green Lentils Greek Chicken loaf based on this inspiration On the Nightstand 36:03 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   10 Things That Never Happened by Alexis Hall  A Merry Little Meet Cute by Julie Murphy and Sierra Simone  The Christmas Appeal by Janice Hallett  The Christmas Murder Game by Alexandra Benedict  A Death in Tokyo by Keigo Higashino, trans by Giles Murphy (audio) The Water Outlaws by S. L. Huang  The Spare Man by Mary Robinette Kowal  Happiness Falls by Angie Kim    Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff Alias Emma by Ava Glass Shark Heart; a love story by Emily Habeck  
12/14/202355 minutes, 35 seconds
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Going hard for green beans

Episode 129 Friday, November 24, 2023 On the Needles 1:48 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall– DONE!!   Christmas is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential in We Need a Little Christmas (started December 2022, yarn 2016)   Ilha by Orlane Sucche, SugarPlum Circus sock in Scorpio   Explicate by Hunter Hammerson, Hue Loco Merino Sock in Blue laced red wyandotte–DONE!!   On the Easel 14:51 Gouachevember Calendar prep check here for shop updates On the Table 21:15 Monster Cookies | Cup of Jo   Crispy Honey Balsamic Glazed Brussels Sprouts - Caroline Chambers   Paper Plane Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf Recipe   Ad hoc chicken pot pie with the BEST crust! (used icy cold vodka instead of water). Carmelized Shallot gravy  Yellow Curry Chickenturned into Handpies with leftover crust from above. Cocktail from Episode 61 New cocktail! We’re calling it The Franciscan. I part Orange Curacao, 1 part Gin, splash of ginger allspice simple syrup*, garnish with cara cara orange. *Ginger Allspice Simple Syrup: 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon allspice berries, 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped. Combine in saucepan & bring to boil. Cook till sugar is melted. Remove from heat & let steep for 30-60 minutes. Strain into a jar, cover & refrigerate. And an epic quantity of green beans! On the Nightstand 36:36 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Goodreads best of 2023 voting   T is for Trespass by Sue Grafton (audio) Malice by Keigo Higashino, trans by Alexander O. Smith (audio) Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel (audio) Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel (audio) Last Devil to Die by Richard Osman The Death of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy, trans by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky (this link goes to a different version) Under the Smokestrewn Sky by A. Deborah Baker/seanan McGuire Little Thieves by Margaret Owen  The Keeper’s Six by Kate Elliott    48:00 Starter Villain by John Scalzi  Evil Eye by Etaf Rum  August Blue by Deborah Levy  Beyond the Door of No Return by David Diop, trans by Sam Taylor  Aliss at the Fire by Jon Fosse, trans by Damion Searls  Fourth Wing by Rebecca Yarros    All Good People Here by Ashley Flowers Happy Place by Emily Henry Mrs. Porter Calling by AJ Pearce The Museum of Failures by Thrity Umrigar All Wrapped Up 1:09:19 Needles   Weather or Knot Scarf Kit – The Yarnery   Faux suede tags, handmade, this is the back   Knitting cady yarn bowl Uncommon Goods   CABLE KNIT LEATHER BANDS FOR APPLE WATCH birdie parker   Nudge Brass Counter Budget version counter Handmade: knitting tags   Easel Caran D’ache Bi-color set of colored pencils (unfortunately, I cannot find the set I have. Here’s an example). Klee Marble Pencil Set from LACMA Blackwings! Leuchtturm1917 sketchbook Talens Art Creations sketchbook Hahnemuhle Bamboo (lightweight paper) sketchbook Field Notes small sketchbooks   Blick Acrylic Portrait Set Charvin Acrylic Portrait set   Handmade: sketchbook ideas Table   Snacking Bakes by Yossi Arefi   Substack subscription   State baking dish, serving dish, platter, historic map trays   Diaspora & Co spices also, check Whole Foods Lucky Iron fish Big Sur Elote Salt or Maldon bucket!   Handmade: giftable spice blends   Nightstand   Demon Copperhead   Everyman’s Pocket Classics: Scottish Stories, Garden , New York, Detective   Literary women book locket necklace   Tequila Mockingbird (10th Anniversary Expanded Edition): Cocktails with a Literary Twist Museum Book Shops: MFA Boston, SFMoma, DeYoung/Legion, The Met, etc. The Simple Art of Rice by Danica Novgorodoff and Joseph Johnson Here We Go Again by Tiffani Thiessen The Invisible Hour by Alice Hoffman The Backyard Bird Chronicles by Amy Tan (boo! Not out till April!--sorry friends). Day by Michael Cunningham America’s Test Kitchen 2023 & others. Handmade: bookmarks!
11/30/20231 hour, 34 minutes, 3 seconds
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Serious Fusion

Episode 128 November 1, 2023   Renaming birds On the Needles 2:16 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Snow Matter What December gnome mkal is available Knitvent 2023 by Helen Stewart   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Diamonds in the Light by Lisa K. Ross/Paper Daisy Creations, Candy Skein Creations Yummy Fingering in Goonies Grub– DONE!! Possible Sweaters Casual by Katrin Schneider Vuolle by Meiju K-P Ilha by Orlane Sucche Calluna by Fiona Alice  final pompom 🙁 On the Easel 11:42 Gouachevember! Rabbit Rabbit Art Show Nov 1-Dec 10 at Faye’s Video Calendar prep On the Table 18:59   Cumin beans with Tomatillo from I Dream of Dinner Chipotle Tomato Baked Rice, also from I Dream of Dinner   Ground Chicken Tacos Recipe (With Video) Black bean and acorn/butternut squash tacos from Weekday Vegetarian   Eating and reading   Yellow Curry Chicken and ….Gnocchi Peanut Butter & Choc Chip cookies from 100 Cookies *time to do a spice cupboard, pantry, fridge/freezer clean out On the Nightstand 32:57 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   S is for Silence by Sue Grafton (audio) Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel (audio) The Cheat Sheet by Sarah Adams  What You are Looking For is in the Library by Michiko Aoyama, trans by Alison Watts The Fraud by Zadie Smith   National Kidney Foundation Author’s Luncheon: Lauren Groff, Anita Gail Jones, Lee Child, Mac Barnett & Sean Harris The Book of Delights by Ross Gay  
11/16/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 15 seconds
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Using Big Words

Episode 127 October 26, 2023 On the Needles 1:11 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Diamonds in the Light by Lisa K. Ross/Paper Daisy Creations, Candy Skein Creations Yummy Fingering in Goonies Grub   Suspicion Shawl by Forbidden Fiber Co., Forbidden Fiber Fortitude Fingering– DONE!!   Mondo Cable Cardi by Bonne Marie Burns On the Easel 12:58 Rabbit Show! Gouachevember Flora & Fauna series On the Table  16:33 Roasted butternut squash with quinoa crunch from Veg Forward   Spicy Stir-fry chicken and Brussels sprouts Thai Yellow Chicken Curry Interview with Nate! 22:21 From the college kid interview: Ninja air-fryer Ninja Bullet blender On the Nightstand 32:10 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton (audio) Sleep No More by Seanan McGuire Legends and Lattes by Travis Baldree (Viv the orc) No Two Persons by Erica Bauermeister (audio) Outer Sunset by Mark Ernest Pothier (jim finley) Land of Milk and Honey by C. Pam Zhang   The Secret Book of Flora Lea by Patti Callahan Henry Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman A Fire Endless by Rebecca Ross
11/2/202355 minutes, 32 seconds
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Sparkle in my day

Episode 126 Friday, October 13, 2023   HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! On the Needles 1:58 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Lemino Socks by Sarah Jordan, Arkaik Fibres Fremont Tweed in Let the Great World Spin– DONE!!   Buggiflooer Beanie by Alison Rendell, Jamieson's of Shetland Shetland Spindrift– DONE!!   Diamonds in the Light by Lisa K. Ross/Paper Daisy Creations, Candy Skein Creations Yummy Fingering in Goonies Grub   Suspicion Shawl by Forbidden Fiber Co., Forbidden Fiber Fortitude Fingering On the Easel 12:33 Stickers and *new* account for Gouachevember. Flora & Fauna series? Rabbit piece, work-in-progress On the Table 23:56 https://www.onceuponachef.com/recipes/french-apple-cake.html#tabrecipe   Japanese Sweet Potatoes and Roasted and Raw Brussels Sprouts Salad from Veg Forward   Ali Slagle’s 40 Ingredients Forever: Bruschetta Beans (with Brown Butter)   One-pot lasagne from Sailor Bailey Kale with Curry & Coconut from America’s Test Kitchen Vegetarian Kale Salad with feta & pepitas from Veg Forward   On the Nightstand 35:26 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you! Q is for Quarry by Sue Grafton (audio) A Share in Death by Deborah Crombie (audio) The Blonde Identity by Ally Carter  Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Gran The Fragile Threads of Power by V.E. Schwab Normal Rules Don't Apply by Kat Atkinson   Maeve in America by Maeve Higgins A River Enchanted by Rebecca Ross Podiversary! On Reflection 55:42 Sock madness, dissent cardigan, alaska cowls  Calendars and chapbooks, underwear Grace’s chicken, keep on cooking, SKED, turkey chimichanga, seasonal pilaus Addie la rue, gamache, mirror and the light, The River, Hamnet Plan!  But be flexible   Dissent Cardi, Dark Academia sweater New image groups for podcast advertising Angry Grandma Pizza Demon Copperhead & The Overstory That it holds me accountable to moving forward, trying new things, looking for great books, and frequent chats with Monica.
10/19/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 39 seconds
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Match Made in Heaven

Episode 125 September 28, 2023 On the Needles 1:33 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Lemino Socks by Sarah Jordan, Arkaik Fibres Fremont Tweed in Let the Great World Spin   Buggiflooer Beanie by Alison Rendell, Jamieson's of Shetland Shetland Spindrift On the Easel 12:06 Cortney’s sewing–Top Down Center Out pants fitting class with The Crooked Hem. Technique designed by Ruth at Ithaca Maven.   Bird Prize! Accordioned birds of Scotland for our CCRR Summer Bingo Bird prize winner. Gouache on paper. 7.5X20” Rabbit painting has a missing piece… On the Table 14:30 Eat Your Books   Pepperoni pizza gnocchi from Simply Genius (the linked recipe is from the New York Times and doesn't actually contain pepperoni but I bet you can figure it out!)   Gojuchang omelet → frittata from I Dream of Dinner   Hominy and tomatillo casserole from How to Cook Everything   Japanese Sweet Potato with Nori from Veg Forward On the Nightstand 27:06 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Becky Chambers Psalm for the wild-built, Prayer for the Crown-Shy Ruth Ozeki Tale for the Time Being   V.E. Schwab event for The Fragile Threads of Power   Thirty Days of Darkness by Jenny Lund Madsen, trans by Megan Turney Yellowface by RF Kuang (audio)  Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Food Critic by Ruth Reichl (audio) The One by Julia Argy Kiss the Girl by Zoraida Córdova The Vaster Wilds by Lauren Groff   The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill Dinosaurs by Lydia Millet
10/5/202358 minutes, 24 seconds
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Not a Hot Mess

Episode 124 September 15, 2023 On the Needles 2:08 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Coloring Book Raglan by Aimee Sher, Loop Fiber Studio YIN YANG (Worsted) in Once and For All– DONE!!   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Simple Baby Cap 1 by Susan B. Anderson, Nicole C. Mendez Soft Sock DK in Favorite time of the Year– DONE and DONE!!   Lemino Socks by Sarah Jordan, Arkaik Fibres Fremont Tweed in Let the Great World Spin On the Easel 16:32 Sewing: deManta clutch diy for myself 3X3 miniature typewriter for SFPL branch Tiny Art Show Still lifes in process On the Table 22:00 Salt and pepper eggplant or more complete version   Evaporated milk swap–FAIL. Mini Shrimp Tostadas–guac, roasted shrimp on a tortilla chip! Veg Forward Review 28:01 Veg Forward: Super-Delicious Recipes that put Produce at the Center of Your Plate by Susan Spungen   Monica tried: BBQ tofu, roasted tomato vinaigrette, zucchini carpaccio, Everything Sauce, Tahini Peach Cobbler, cauliflower tacos with salsa macha, heirloom tomato tart, green beans with toasted buckwheat, grilled cabbage with spicy thai-inspired dressing   Cortney tried: Buttermilk dressing, Sungold Spaghetti Carbonara, Peach & Almond Galette (best crust ever!), the excellent Smoky Corn Salad, Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Mushroom Risotto, Mushroom Risotto cakes (go with Mozzarella), delicious Pinkalicious Pasta!   On the list for fall/winter: pull-apart Foccacia, Heirloom Tomato Tart, Cauliflower Tacos, Apple Brown Butter Buckle, Okonomiyaki, & Smashed Japanese Sweet Potatoes with Nori. On the Nightstand 48:11 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   O is for Outlaw by Sue Grafton (audio) P is for Peril by Sue Grafton (audio) Open Throat by Henry Hoke (audio) The Emissary by Yoko Tawada, trans by Margaret Mitsutani (audio) This Other Eden by Paul Hastings  Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo  Watch Us Shine by Marisa de los Santos  Yerba Buena by Nina LaCour Horse by Geraldine Brooks The Last Ranger by Peter Heller  Shark Heart by Emily Habeck   Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith Exiles by Jane Harper   Bingo 1:11:06 All done!     Monica: BLACKOUT!
9/21/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 35 seconds
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Win win win win win

Episode 123 September 1, 2023 On the Needles 2:50 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Sad about end of bingo?  Pigskin Party starts Sept 7!   Westknits shawl kal December gnome along   Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, Swoonish/the yarn side Walker/the yarn side Twist in Road to Home (2010)-- DONE!!   Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom– DONE!!   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Coloring Book Raglan by Aimee Sher, Loop Fiber Studio YIN YANG (Worsted) in Once and For All On the Easel 18:12 Needles: vest remake, diy dye disaster…   September Doodle-a-Day by Ellolovey Peachtober by Furry Little Peach Gouachevember by Daria Penta (Cortneysf co-hosting!)   Florasaurus, tattoos, & dog portraits On the Table 24:48 Lemongrass coconut corn bisque (love and lemons) Tahini chickpea soup (Love &Lemons)l pesto potato salad with green beans – smitten kitchen   Simple Rosti Baked stuffed pork chops with panko & parmesan. Boring cream cheese cookies Rice salad with components from America’s Test Kitchen Complete Veg Cookbook   On the Nightstand 34:34 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you! The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki Georgie, All Along by Kate Clayborn  N is for Noose by Sue Grafton (audio) Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt (audio) tova, cameron A Heart So White by Javier Marías, trans by Margaret Jull Costa Study for Obedience by Sarah Bernstein Silver Nitrate by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia montserrat, tristan Crook Manifesto by Colson Whitehead The Absent One by Jussi Adler Olsen Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel Bewilderment by Richard Powers The Weaver and the Witch Queen by Genevieve Gornichec ** The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie (This turned out to be problematic due to Alexie’s personal behavior. Still an excellent YA novel, with relevance and humor). Bingo 1:03:05 DONE!! Listen in to see if you won! 1:08:40   Wip dark academia Cort rec Remarkably Bright Creatures Bird book Study for Obedience   Cortney’s Bingo: Blackout! Pickled Bell Peppers ( very pickle-y!!) Award winner, but tricky The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
9/7/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 59 seconds
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A Very Anatomical Problem

Episode 122 August 17, 2023 On the Needles 1:28 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Contrast Blast Socks by Stephen West, mominoki yarn sock fine 4 ply in aqua flash and teal blast– DONE!!   Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, Swoonish/the yarn side Walker/the yarn side Twist in Road to Home (2010) On the Easel 11:25 Reupholstered my dining room chair!!   Bird Prize for #ccrrsummerbingo2023 Still life series Photo shoots around the Bay Area On the Table 17:10   Microwave corn! Weeknight chicken wings from Smitten Kitchen Keepers Ricotta gnocchi and pistachio pesto from Smitten Kitchen Keepers Zucchini carpaccio from Veg Forward– bingo farmers market   Easy baked honey mustard chicken Strawberry Creme Fraiche bars from 100 Cookies Angry Grandma Pizza party from Smitten Kitchen Keepers   And recipes for the big kid.   On the Nightstand 31:26 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   M is for Malice by Sue Grafton (audio) Alias Emma by Ava Glass (audio) Kala by Colin Walsh   Irish Book Subscription | Bookshop West Portal   Glaciers by Alexis M. Smith A Place of Greater Safety by Hillary Mantel    The Whispers by Ashley Audrain The Creative Act by Rick Rubin Bingo 50:48 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize.   Gnocchi! Made from scratch Zucchini carpaccio from the farmer’s market   Cortney’s Bingo: Smoky Corn Salad from Veg Forward Local food: Harley Goat Farm cheese, and Archangeli artichoke bread.
8/24/202359 minutes, 18 seconds
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In which we return from flinging

Episode 121   August 7, 2023 On the Needles 1:26 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info   Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts in LIttle Birdie (2016)-- DONE!!    Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall   Contrast Blast Socks by Stephen West, mominoki yarn sock fine 4 ply in aqua flash and teal blast   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre) On the Easel 14:02 Nenuphar Jacket for the trip Rabbit Rabbit Show for Faye’s Video/Bench Gallery in October Travel sketching On the Table 15:49 Wisconsin old fashioned!   Cheesy Mexican Quinoa Casserole with Black Beans | The Wimpy Vegetarian   Easiest Summer Dinner: Soup and a Sandwich | Cup of Jo (for the Vegetarian Reuben)   Peach corn salad and watermelon arugula salad from Love and Lemons Simple Feel Food Good   Switzerland/Romania mentions:  Best pretzel sandwich ever–pretzel with herbed cream cheese, roast beef, egg salad, lettuce & tomato.  Rӧsti “Fitness plate” Pickled everything Kürtőskalács-chimney cake Sarmale-cabbage rolls Vișinată-sour cherrry, brandy & sugar On the Nightstand 33:06 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you! Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe by Laurence Bergreen (audio) The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny & Murder by David Grann (audio) The Discord of Gods by Jenn Lyons A Spell of Good Things by Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀ K is for Killer by Sue Grafton (audio)  L is for Lawless by Sue Grafton (audio) A Killing of Innocents by Deborah Crombie (audio)  The Secret Service of Tea and Treason by India Holton Who is Maud Dixon? By Alexandra Andrews Ink Blood Sister Scribe by Emma Törzs   You Could Make this Place Beautiful by Maggie Smith The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves Gone Like Yesterday by Janelle M. Williams No Two Persons by Erica Bauermeister Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See Gilded Mountain by Kate Manning Bingo 56:41 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize.   Craft bird & remake project: little birdie vanilla is the new black socks (#10)   Cortney’s Bingo: Monica rec with Ann Cleeves BIPOC read Gone Like Yesterday Vacation reading & sketching
8/10/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 24 seconds
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And I’m Kelly

Episode 120   July 17, 2023 On the Needles 1:45 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Gemini by Jane Richmond, zombie yarns Thriller in Bumbleberry (dk, 75% cotton 25%linen, stitches 2022 $5 GOOB sale) – DONE!!   Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts in LIttle Birdie (2016)-- remake a project   Contrast Blast Socks by Stephen West, mominoki yarn sock fine 4 ply in aqua flash and teal blast   Roam by Dawn Barker, Rainbow Peak Yarns super sock in Luminosity II (Lula Faye Fibre)   On the Easel 13:08 Rosanna Diggs embroidery kits   Watercolor postcards On the Table 16:10 slow-and-low dry rub oven chicken – smitten kitchen   broccoli slaw – smitten kitchen   corn chowder with chile, lime and cotija – smitten kitchen   https://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/beet-risotto   https://www.loveandlemons.com/cookbook/   On the Nightstand 29:51 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Independent People by Halldór Laxness Deep as the Sky, Red as the Sea by Rita Chang-Eppig    Girl of War Sarah Novic (audio) Chasing a Croatian Girl by Cody McClain Brown The Secret Service of Tea and Treason India Holton Bingo 48:55 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize.   Prize winner & friend rec– independent people Craft summery– gemini tshirt More bird cooking– low and slow chicken Pizza my way– with salad on top– BINGO!   Kelly: Debut author: Sara Novic Different genre: Tea and Treason by India Holton Vacation reading and cooking Someplace you want to visit: books about Croatia Bird-themed: House of the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
7/27/202359 minutes, 34 seconds
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Sparks and houses flying

Episode 119 July 6, 2023 On the Needles 1:19 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Tin can knits app   Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom Gemini by Jane Richmond, zombie yarns Thriller in Bumbleberry (dk, 75% cotton 25%linen, stitches 2022 $5 GOOB sale)  Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts in LIttle Birdie (2016)-- remake a project Contrast Blast Socks by Stephen West, mominoki yarn sock fine 4 ply in aqua flash and teal blast On the Easel 13:11 First, some sewing–Poppy Blouse from Pattern Scout dress hack, sort of fail because of fabric choice. Grainline Studio Linden Sweatshirt in black double-knit ponte.   Also of note, Spoonflower site with search trends.   In art news: a big commission on birch panel. Lots of florals. Sketching motion thanks to Emma Carlisle patreon. On the Table 15:30 Colorado: bison meatballs, trout, elk tenderloin, heritage salad   Indecision chicken from Small Victories by Julia Turshen   Omelet asparagus & goat cheese from Food Lab   Strawberry shrub pickling liquid cocktail/mocktail   Chicken Burgers from Pioneer Woman Paella Party with excellent olives and smoked red pepper salt from The Spanish Table. Cocktails: paper airplane and bijoux On the Nightstand 27:59 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss Sorry, Bro by Taleen Voskuni  The League of Gentlewomen Witches by India Holton  Hard Truth by Nevada Barr (audio) The Honjin Murders by Seishi Yokomizo, trans by Louise Heal Kawai Killers of a Certain Age by Deanna Raybourn The Maid by Nita Prose  Arch Conspirator by Veronica Roth Did You Hear About Kitty Karr? By Crystal Smith Paul  The Adventures of Amina al-Sirafi by Shannon Chakraborty (audio) Community Board by Tara Conklin Cold Earth by Ann Cleeves The Crane Husband by Kelly Barnhill World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil The Cartographers by Peng Shepherd Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt Bingo 58:58 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize.  You don’t have to post your finished items but we love to see them!   New cocktail: strawberry shrub Cook bird themed: omelette Vacation crafting 1st of series: Amina al-Sirafi   Librarian rec with World of Wonders Bird read: The Crane Husband Cocktail: paper airplane Re-make: poppy blouse/dress Summery make?: linden sweatshirt since SF is deliciously cold.  
7/13/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 37 seconds
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The Strawberry Report

Episode 118 Tuesday June 20, 2023 On the Needles 2:04 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Stephen West sock MKAL!  4 clues July 6-27 Shetland Wool Week hat! Sept 23- Oct 1, 2023   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts in LIttle Birdie (2016)-- remake a project Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom  The More You Gnome by Sarah Schira, Plucky Knitter Plucky Feet in Miss Manners, Yarntini Sock in Match Point and Ginger Ice– DONE!! Rocky Mountain Beanie by Nancy Bates– DONE!! Gemini by Jane Richmond, zombie yarns Thriller in Bumbleberry (dk, 75% cotton 25%linen, stitches 2022 $5 GOOB sale) On the Easel 12:42 New Heron tattoo, being inked on Friday! Lots of floral paintings in the sketchbook New pencil easels!!   On the Table 16:11 Pickled strawberries from Strawberries by Susan Spungen (!) Stewed Chickpea with zucchini from Simply Julia Back to saucy business– roasted tomato vinaigrette, dill sauce for socca   Angry Grandma Detroit-style (well, Sicilian, actually) pizza from Smitten Kitchen Keepers. Fire Cracker Chicken from Masonfit.com Breakfast for dinner Lasagne dinner party   On the Nightstand 27:32 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Mostly True Story of Tanner and Louise by Colleen Oakley Last Heir to the Blackwood Library by Hester Fox J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton (audio) Vera Wong’s Unsolicited Advice for Murderers by Jesse Q. Sutanto The Lock-Up by John Banville Happy Place by Emily Henry True Love Experiment by Christina Lauren Witch King by Martha Wells  Gone Like Yesterday by Janelle M. Williams (audio) Diary of a Void by Emi Yago (transl. David Boyd & Lucy North) The Trackers by Charles Frazier The Dog of the North by Elizabeth McKenzie Bingo 53:20 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize.   Pickled strawberries Craft an accessory– rocky mountain hat   Cortney’s squares: Debut author Diary of a Void Pizza–my way! Bird-themed craft: heron tattoo & incoming bird patch for travel sketch kit Started new project: pencil easels Finished a (7-year+) work-in-progress: 3 remaining upholstered chairs for patio
6/29/202359 minutes, 52 seconds
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That’s always a joy

Episode 117 June 8, 2023 On the Needles 4:58 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Gridlines by Susanne Sommer, Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Mahalle toe up sock by Urth Yarns, Uneek in color 66– DONE!! Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom  The More You Gnome by Sarah Schira, Plucky Knitter Plucky Feet in Miss Manners, Yarntini Sock in Match Point and Ginger Ice On the Easel 12:43 June art focus & a little poetry?   On the Table 15:28   New cookbook review coming later this summer: Veg Forward by Susan Spungen   Fast tomato curry with eggs from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian   Asparagus soup and Sugar snaps with ricotta from Weekday Vegetarians   https://smittenkitchen.com/2023/05/easy-strawberry-lemonade/   Strawberry Creme Fraiche Bars from 100 Cookies My gosh, these were SO GREAT! Parmesan Crackers from Savory Baking Duck-fat potatoes Ricotta Meatballs from I Dream of Dinner Temple lunch salads On the Nightstand 29:51 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Tudors in Love by Sarah Gristwood The Queen’s Gambit by Elizabeth Freemantle (audio) Gigi, Listening by Chantel Guertin  A Spinster’s Guide to Danger and Dukes by Manda Collins I is for Innocent by Sue Grafton (audio) Two Nights in Lisbon by Chris Pavone (audio)  Symphony of Secrets by Brendan Slocumb  Echo by Pam Muñoz Ryan (audio) The Fires by Sigríður Hagalín Björnsdóttir, trans by Larissa Kyzer  Some Desperate Glory by Emily Tesh Romantic Comedy by Curtis Sittenfeld  Hang the Moon by Jeannette Walls Fashionopolis by Dana Thomas   Bingo 54:39 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize. Debut author: gigi listening Someplace to visit: Iceland/the Fires New project: gnome POC: Symphony of Secrets    Taught Nate to make granola Read a different genre re: Fashionopolis Baked Parmesan Crackers from scratch Cooked bird-themed/duck-fat potatoes!
6/15/202359 minutes, 4 seconds
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Hot Gothic Romp

Episode 116 May 25, 2023 On the Needles 3:13 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     No more stitches 🙁 4 day sweater KAL Forbidden Fiber halloween Clue murder mystery countdown   Gramps by tincanknits, knit picks swish worsted in mimic and marble heather– DONE!! Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Mahalle toe up sock by Urth Yarns, Uneek in color 66 Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom  On the Easel 19:13 Mood Fabric mentioned. Pulp Fiction piece “Notes on Migration” is in transit! Levi’s lake house. June plans…Stay tuned! On the Table 23:54   https://smittenkitchen.com/2023/05/smashed-chicken-meatball-sliders/ https://www.howsweeteats.com/2022/05/sticky-bbq-chicken-meatballs/   Asparagus tofu tangle from I Dream of Dinner by Ali Slagle Grilled asparagus scallion salad from Dinner: A Love Story   Cherry pear almond crisp from Julia Turshen   The regulars: turkey burgers, breaded chicken, chicken tacos, chocolate mousse.   Reading: Salad Freak by Jess Damuck Mentioned: Whole Grain Mornings by Megan Gordon   On the Nightstand 32:58 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   MMD summer reading guide   G is for Gumshoe by Sue Grafton (audio) H is for Homicide by Sue Grafton (audio) A Week to be Wicked by Tessa Dare  In the Lives of Puppets by TJ Klune Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez  The Cloisters by Katy Hays  The God of Endings by Jacqueline Holland Booth by Karen Joy Fowler   Bingo 54:35 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry. Complete all three bird themed squares for bird themed prize.
6/1/202357 minutes, 35 seconds
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Light and fun

Episode 115 May 11, 2023 On the Needles 1:39 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     New gnome mkal coming! The More You Gnome on sale until June 1 Splash Pad Party sign ups open  One more knocker, 4 total and i won a prize from Alpenglow Industries! Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Vintage stripe sock by Yarntini (May 2009)-- DONE!! Dogwood Blanket by tincanknits, KnitPicks swish worsted in rose heather– DONEish! Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom  Gramps by tincanknits, knit picks swish worsted in mimic and marble heather Mahalle toe up sock by Urth Yarns, Uneek in color 66 Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People On the Easel 15:38 Visited LACMA, and finally found the multi-colored Koh-I-Noor magic pencils! Pulp Fiction show submission Charvin landscape and seascape sets from Jerry’s Artarama in Houston. On the Table 23:21 Coffe_and_yarn: melissa clarks dinner in one review I'm cooking my way through it and it's as incredible as you said! I've tried 3 recipes so far and they've all been creative, easy, and fulfilling. Plus her adaptations make it easy to accommodate the multiple dietary preferences in my house. Thanks so much for introducing me to this book!   How to Cook Everything Vegetarian corn chowder with snowcap beans because they taste like potatoes   Strawberry rhubarb cobbler   Sesame chicken meatballs from I Dream of Dinner by Ali Slagle   Chicken & Potatoes with capers from Dinner in One by Melissa Clark  Kolache from Houston On the Nightstand 32:28 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   D is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton (audio) E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton (audio) F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton (audio) Lady’s Code of Misconduct by Meredith Duran  The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare  The Dead Queens Club by Hannah Capin   The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman Cursed Bread by Sophie MacIntosh Bingo 51:53 Starts friday may 26, ends Mon Sept 4 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2023 to instagram or Ravelry.  Get a blackout for a second entry.   
5/18/202359 minutes, 5 seconds
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Weird is always delightful

Episode 114   April 26, 2023 On the Needles 2:17 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Vintage stripe sock by Yarntini (may 2009) Knitted knockers, cascade ultra pima in chocolate– DONE!! Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom  Dogwood Blanket by tincanknits, KnitPicks swish worsted in rose heather   Cortney Sewing: Linden Sweatshirt from Grainline Studio On the Easel 10:26 Pulp Fiction Show submission   Still Life with very fragrant lilies On the Table 15:03 Green beans with preserved lemon Pasta primavera with preserved lemon   White Bean, Roasted Tomato + Polenta Pie from Julia Turshen   Sesame Asparagus & Carrot Chop from Smitten Kitchen Keepers   Sweet Korean Lentils  It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken   Greek Meatballs with Oven Fries and Olive dressing On the Nightstand 26:19 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai Galatea by Madeline Miller C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton (audio) The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner (audio) To Love and to Loathe by Martha Waters Trespasses by Louise Kennedy Edie Richter is Not Alone by Rebecca Handler My Sister, The Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite Girls They Write Songs About by Carlene Bauer  
5/4/202352 minutes, 21 seconds
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In Sync

Episode 113 Conversation about crafting, food and books   I’m monica   April 17, 2023   THANK YOU LISTENERS old and new We hope this podcast will continue to be something you put on repeat On the Needles 1:58 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Morning Sunshine Cowl by Stephanie Lotven/Tellybean Knits, Nanostitch Lab Microsock in California Poppy bundle (also available in DK)-- DONE!! Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, Vintage stripe sock by Yarntini (may 2009) Knitted knockers, cascade ultra pima in chocolate Dark Academia by Sharon Hartley, Porter Wool Co fingering in Huntress, Serendipidye Coastside in Blossom  Knitty City Wool hat at the Cloisters, flower notebooks   On the Easel 17:52 Ai WeiWei interview via The Tate Modern about “Sunflower Seeds” Still Life with Daffodils Birds of Sayulita On the Table 22:45 Momofuku Noodle Bar!   Winter caprese   Garbanzo salad with cucumber, tomato and arugula from Rancho Gordo with preserved lemon!   Mexican Vanilla Extract On the Nightstand 32:15 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton (audio) B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton (audio) River Woman, River Demon by Jennifer Givan  VenCo by Cherie Dimaline  The Twyford Code by Janice Hallett  Restless Truth by Freya Marske (storygraph challenge) How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu  Birnam Wood by Eleanor Catton Edie Richter is not Alone by Rebecca Handler   Strand Books Morgan Library   Women’s Prize Long List 2023 VenCo by Cherie Dimaline Thin Air by Ann Cleeves Galatea by Madeline Miller I Have Some Questions for You by Rebecca Makkai
4/20/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 32 seconds
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Constantly Growth Mindset

Episode 112 March 29, 2023 On the Needles 1:31 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Sail Away socks omg heel socks by Megan Williams, ONline Supersocke 4-fach Merino Extrafein Color– DONE!! Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Morning Sunshine Cowl by Stephanie Lotven/Tellybean Knits, Nanostitch Lab Microsock in California Poppy bundle (also available in DK) Cortney’s Sewing: Nenuphar Jacket by Deer + Doe in thrifted vintage wool. Strata Pants by Papercut Patterns in thrifted vintage floral cotton. Flare legged stretch pant, somewhat self-drafted in thin neoprene.   SCRAP–our creative reuse place in San Francisco. On the Easel 13:46 Portrait fail.  Google Bard trials. Daffodil Still life On the Table 18:10   Another pie crust!   Pineapple upside down cake from Snacking Cakes   Cook 90 Sweet potatoes with chorizo, mushrooms, and lime cream recipe  review   Key lime pie from NYT   Turkey Chimichanga   Garden Herb Shrimp Scampi with pasta   Pesto Turkey meatballs with orecchiette   Fermented lemons   On the Nightstand 33:50 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Alchemist by Paul Coelho The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk, trans by Jennifer Croft  Tread of Angels by Rebecca Roanhorse A Royal Affair by Allison Montclair (audio) Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner (audio)   Things to Look Forward To by Sophie Blackall The Whistler by John Grisham (audio) Animal Life by Audur Ava Olafsdottir Weyward by Emilia Hart Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano  
4/6/202355 minutes, 39 seconds
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Exciting and shiny and new

Episode 111 March 16, 2023 On the Needles  ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Sail Away socks omg heel socks by Megan Williams, ONline Supersocke 4-fach Merino Extrafein Color Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Morning Sunshine Cowl by Stephanie Lotven/Tellybean Knits, Nanostitch Lab Microsock in California Poppy bundle (also available in DK) Shawlography 2021 Westknits Knitalong.  Brioche section. Yes still.  But not for long!   Fabrics-store.com: Paola Workwear Jacket Pattern, Type - PDF   On the Easel 16:09 New approaches to podcast art Private collection work ** incredible interview with Lynette Yiadom-Boakye via The Tate On the Table 19:08 Pie day whole lemon tart – smitten kitchen   Gochujang-Glazed Fish - Dinner: A Love Story Cauliflower Scampi | The Wimpy Vegetarian Egg Bites with Zucchini & pancetta Poppy’s Ragu (+Rao’s)   On the Nightstand 33:38 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Right Sort of Man by Allison Montclair/Alan Gordon Before All the World by Moriel Rothman-Zecher The Books of Jacob by Olga Tokarczuk, trans by Jennifer Croft The Books of Jacob, or: A Fantastic Journey across seven borders, five languages, and three major religions, not counting the minor sects. Told by the dead, supplemented by the author, drawing from a range of books, and aided by imagination, the which being the greatest natural gift of any person that the wise might have it for a record, that my compatriots reflect, laypersons gain some understanding, and melancholy souls obtain some slight enjoyment   Foster by Claire Keegan Gold Fame Citrus by Claire Vaye Watkins Sam by Allegra Goodman  
3/23/202356 minutes, 5 seconds
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How hard can that be?

Episode 110– Stitches West!   March 2, 2023 On the Nightstand 2:15 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you! Miss del Río: A Novel of Dolores del Río, the First Major Latina Star in Hollywood by Bárbara Mujica Twice in a Lifetime by Melissa Barron Hell of a Book by Jason Mott The Night Ship by Jess Kidd Eliza Waite by Ashley E. Sweeney A Dangerous Business by Jane Smiley Someone Else’s Shoes by Jojo Moyes On the Table 20:00 The Grocery in Charleston, SC Cheeky’s in Palm Springs,CA The Workshop in Palm Springs, CA Lemon, Artichoke & Asparagus Penne with Garlic butter cream sauce Chicken & Tomato with pesto and herbs wrapped in foil from America’s Test Kitchen Family. Cascatelli Localis review!  32:00 On the Easel 49:21 Big dinosaur sketch! Wild Goose Chase-in progress.   Visit to the Crocker Museum to see the Alexander McQueen/Amy Ray exhibit. On the Needles 56:38 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Sail Away socks omg heel socks by Megan Williams, ONline Supersocke 4-fach Merino Extrafein Color Paul Klee Sweater by Midori Hirose, Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People and KnitCircus Yarns Sock du Soleil in Hummingbird Bundle– frogged?! Gridlines by Susanne Sommer   Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People Rosanna Diggs embroidery Feral Knitter Janine Bajus– color confidence! That Crafty Little Fox bags Dark Academia sweater Serendipidye yarn Cortney Knitting: Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Working diligently at the brioche! Bought yarn at Stitches for: The Karelia Sweater in Miss Babs Katahdin Beanstalk. The Pressed Flowers Cowl in Neighborhood Fiber Co. Suri Loft Mondawmin & Studio DK Ramblewood. A possible sweater vest (TBD) in Teton Yarn Company Fingering Mountain Stream. Future colorwork with Porter Wool Co. Fingering Eucalyptus.
3/9/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 26 seconds
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The Good Stuff

Episode 109 February 16, 2023 On the Needles ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Joshua tree beanie by Nancy Bates, YOTH Big Sister in Kale (2015! Deep stash!)-- DONE!!   Maize mitts by Tin Can Knits, knit picks brava worsted– DONE!!   Sail Away socks omg heel socks by Megan Williams, ONline Supersocke 4-fach Merino Extrafein Color Paul Klee Sweater by Midori Hirose, Lemonade Shop simple sock in Ugh People and KnitCircus Yarns Sock du Soleil in Hummingbird Bundle Cortney’s yarn stuff: Shawlography 2021 Westknits Knitalong.  Brioche section.   And sewing: “Paused” Pants: Vogue 1367 Great simple t-shirt: Burda 6059   On the Easel 17:21 At work on a portrait of Julia Child & her favorites,  And a collection of my grandmother’s favorites. Please see my IG account for updates!   On the Table 22:24 cauliflower salad with dates and pistachios – smitten kitchen rigatoni alla vodka – smitten kitchen Baked Artichoke Risotto with Radicchio | The Wimpy Vegetarian Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Onions with Eggs | The Wimpy Vegetarian Vegan Bouillabaisse - Rabbit and Wolves Spanish Frittata from Cook90. Coffee Cake Cookies (feel free to decrease sugar). Parmesan Roasted Carrots Spicy Tuscan Chicken Pasta with old-school sun dried tomatoes. On the Nightstand 32:14 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   A Place at the Nayarit by Natalia Molina The Color Line by Igiaba Scego, trans by John Cullen (Translator), Gregory Conti (Translator) (audio) Now is Not the Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson (audio) Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji, Hong-Li Wong (Translator) Nine Lives by Peter Duncan So Fair a Lady by Francis Duncan (audio) Exiles by Jane Harper A Dangerous Business by Jane Smiley Lost in the Moment and Found by Seanan McGuire Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver Art Matters by Neil Gaiman Dickens and Prince by Nick Hornby The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
2/23/202355 minutes
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It’s like air

Episode 108 February 1, 2023 On the Needles 2:03 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Diagonal striped garter stitch loop #1 and 2 by Churchmouse Yarns, Loops and Threads Charisma in mulberry bush– DONE! February Hat by Kate Gagnon Osborn, knit picks brava worsted in currant– DONE! Brimmish by Sarah Schira,  knit picks brava worsted in brindle– DONE! Tiny boats by Elizabeth Doherty, knit picks brava worsted in currant and dove heather– DONE! Bankhead #1 by Susie Gorlay,  knit picks brava worsted in caution– DONE! Bankhead #2 by Susie Gorlay, Plymouth Encore colorspun worsted in red/black– DONE! Classic Cabled Hat by Destiny Meyer, Cascade Big Wheel in Columbus– DONE! On the Easel 13:49 Florilegium (the favorites project) Jacques Cousteau in OIL!   On the Table 19:32 Vegan Cacio E Pepe Polenta with Spicy Tofu - Rabbit and Wolves   Warm Cauliflower Salad with Mushroom Vinaigrette | The Wimpy Vegetarian   Winter Happiness Salad | Feasting At Home Sardine sandwich with cornichons & lemon zest from Cook90. Roasted Vegetable & pasta with pesto adapted from Cook90. Chicken with dijon sauce Mushroom foraging on the Sonoma coast! On the Nightstand 36:05 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny Foster by Claire Keegan The Mermaid of Black Conch by Monique Roffey (audio)  The Oleander Sword by Tasha Suri  The Villa by Rachel Hawkins  The Change by Kirsten Miller (audio)  Hell Bent by Leigh Bardugo  One Woman’s War by Christine Wells (audio) The Drawing Ideas Book by Frances Stanfield Daily Rituals; Women at Work by Mason Currey The Cherry Robbers by Sarai Walker The Cloisters by Katy Hays Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin  
2/9/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 45 seconds
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Fancy Pants

Episode 107 fancy pants January 19, 2023 On the Needles 1:45 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Wintertide Socks MKAL by Sivia Harding, Must Stash Yarn Everyday DK in Homecoming and Amy– DONE!!   Antler toque by tincanknits, Knit Picks Brava worsted in currant – DONE!!   Cozy Classic Raglan by Jessie Maed Designs, NFC Loft in Victorian Village, Royal Bee Yarn fingering in G7– DONE!!! On the Easel 14:01 Some fancy pants sewing going on…   Jacques Cousteau’s wallpaper and Sylvia Earle and florilegium. Coming soon to my Instagram feed. On the Table 19:08 Harissa Roast Chicken from Dinner a Love Story   Tofu Katsu Curry - Cupful of Kale   Polenta Lasagna Recipe | MyRecipes   Baked Brie with Garlic Butter Mushrooms   Naked/Chocolate-chipless cookies Smitten Kitchen Keepers Review 26:44 Slumped parmesan frittata, Two bean salad with basil vinaigrette, Endive salad with apple matchsticks (amazing blend of flavors), Big green little gem salad (rubble!), Winter squash soup with red onion crisp, Essential french onion soup, Cozy chicken and dumplings, Charred salt and vinegar cabbage, Braised winter squash wedges, Green angel hair with garlic butter (read the directions!), Soy glazed tofu with crisped rice, Cauliflower cheese baked potato, Creamy coconut rice with chili-lime vegetables (5 star veggies!), Raclette tartiflette (so rich! So good!), Apple butterscotch crisp   Angry Grandma Sicilian pizza–yum!!, Turkey meatloaf (don’t forget the tomato paste), Fettuccine and white ragu (incredibly good, but don’t add milk when piping hot), Chicken with Rice & Chorizo (crowd pleaser), Oven-braised Beef Harissa (no leftovers!), Chocolate Peanut-butter cup cookies (my exterior was too thick?), Snow peas with walnuts & parm (would be better with the sharper, called-for pecorino), Double Shallot Egg Salad (so good that I forgot to snap a photo!).   On the Nightstand 46:59 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Blitz by Daniel O’Malley Acts of Violet by Margarita Montimore (audio!!) In at the Death by Francis Duncan (audio) Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner Ship Wrecked by Olivia Dade The World We Make by NK Jemesin Eartheater by Dolores Reyes, trans by Julia Sanches The Seed Keeper by Diane Wilson The Changling by Joy Williams Nuclear Family by Joseph Han
1/26/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ideas is business casual for goals

Episode 106 January 5, 2023 On the Needles 4:27 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     20,638 yards in 39 projects in 2022   Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Machete Shoppe Dirty DK in Eucalyptus– DONE!!   Le Snap by tincanknits, Knit Style Yarns Merino Nylon Fingering 75/25 in A Sweet Christmas– DONE!!   Gnome Made Gifts by Sarah Schira, DIC Smooshy in Rudolph’s Favorites– DONE!!   Christmas Adventure Gnome by Sarah Schira, KnitPicks Stroll Tweed in Dalmatian, Barn Door and Sequoia– DONE!!   Advent Scarf 2021 by Tricia Weatherston, Forbidden Fiber Fortitude in Tinsel, FF Gluttony in Classic Christmas Collection – DONE!!   Wintertide Socks MKAL by Sivia Harding, Must Stash Yarn Everyday DK in Homecoming and Amy   Cozy Classic Raglan by Jessie Maed Designs, NFC Loft in Victorian Village, Royal Bee Yarn fingering in G7       On the Easel 17:58 Had plans for a curriculum…instead, painted several landscapes, 2 pieces for gallery shows, MANY birds, lots of commissions, plus a 2023 calendar that sold out!   Carter’s birds: cedar waxwing, Steller’s jay, pine grosbeak Sketchbook work, & background research On the Table 24:06 Xmas eve lasagna   Dinner in One by Melissa Clark Spiced Brussel Sprouts with paneer and lime vinaigrette Red wine mushroom risotto   Cortney’s recap: I cooked. The end.   Lasagne Dinner Party (it’s much faster with a helper!) Christmas hosting + anxiety Turkey Chili and awesome cornbread Hungarian Goulash inspired by Auntie Rita Cooking from America’s Test Kitchen the New Family Cookbook   On the Nightstand 40:31 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   184 books read!   The Christmas Cupcake Murder by Joanne Fluke (audio)  Murder in the First Edition by Lauren Elliott (audio)  Christmas is Murder by C.S. Challinor  A Very Merry Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams  Just Like Magic by Sarah Hogle  So Pretty a Problem by Francis Duncan (audio) Murder at Black Oaks by Phillip Margolin (audio)  Paris Daillencourt is ready to crumble by Alexis Hall Into the Riverlands by Nghi Vo Book of Night by Holly Black  Before Your Memory Fades by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, trans by Geoffrey Trousselot  (audio) The Last Crown by Elżbieta Cherezińska, trans by Maya Zakrzewska-Pim Blue Skinned Gods by S.J. Sindu The Forty Elephants by Erin Bledsoe  Everything Sad is Untrue by Daniel Nayeri (audio) Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin   Cortney’s recap: Read less in service of painting practice = 68 books!   Now Is Not The Time to Panic by Kevin Wilson Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves (book 4 with the BIRDS!)   On the Horizon 1:00:21 Knitting,  3 sweaters with yarn from pre-2022 stash Charity– hats and knitted knockers Quarterly knit from deep stash KitsCross stitch Bracelet Xmas- figures or 12 days   Storygraph challenges  WSIRN episode with founder West Portal Books Irish Book Subscription  New ingredients: preserved lemon? What else? Make homemade gnocchi   Cortney’s Ideas:   TRY to finish my westknits shawl before Stitches West.   Easel: less white space, more daily work (sketchbooks, etc).   Table: cook less often; batch cooking AND make better lunches for myself (temple food).   Nightstand: listen to more author, artist interviews. California Book Club    Bonus Book Talk! 1:22:58
1/12/20231 hour, 39 minutes, 6 seconds
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Again with having a moment

Episode 105 December 8, 2022 On the Needles 2:05 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Yarn watch– there is also book lover watch and cooking and baking!   Easy Stripes Blanket by Joan of Dark aka Toni Carr, Knit Picks Brava Worsted in  Currant and Dove Heather, Caron Simply Soft in Bone– DONE!!   Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Machete Shoppe Dirty DK in Eucalyptus– so close!!   Gnome Made Gifts by Sarah Schira, DIC Smooshy in Rudolph’s Favorites   Advent Scarf 2021 by Tricia Weatherston, Forbidden Fiber Fortitude in Tinsel, FF Gluttony in Classic Christmas Collection    On the Easel 14:55 Last-minute art book recommendation: Art is Life by Jerry Saltz   My 2023 Calendars! Now SOLD OUT.   Gouachevember wrap up.   Birds in December begins!   On the Table 19:52   Souper cubes It does look like other places sell these but as long as you are ordering beans, might as well throw these in the cart   Food52 Simply Genius by Kristen Miglore Sheet-pan gnocchi with chili crisp and baby bok choy   Baked Sweet Potatoes With Maple Crème Fraîche From Nik Sharma   Turkey Pesto Meatballs with orecciette, & miso green beans On the Nightstand 36:21 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Indiana by George Sand Drunk on Love by Jasmine Guillory The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honoree Fanonne Jeffers Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan (audio)   The Winners by Fredrik Backman Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver  
12/15/202254 minutes, 6 seconds
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On My Bean Bike

Episode 104 November 25, 2022   On the Needles 3:50 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     The Lopapeysa Sweater: A Journey North in Search of Iceland's Iconic Knitwear By  Toni Carr (Author), Kyle Cassidy (Photographer)   Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Machete Shoppe Dirty DK in Eucalyptus   Easy Stripes Blanket by Joan of Dark aka Toni Carr, Knit Picks Brava Worsted in  Currant and Dove Heather, Caron Simply Soft in Bone   Rose Cottage Cowl by Helen Stewart, Yarn Love Charlotte Bronte Aran in Sugarplum (2013)-- DONE!!   Simple Baby Cap by Susan B. Anderson, Sunsoaked Yarns Sock in Christmas Traditions– DONE!!  On the Easel 12:36 Gouachevember! Birds + Breakables! Both on my Instagram account. On the Table 19:20   Lentil and porcini/shiitake ragu from Simple Pasta   Celery root salad from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone Sprout and artichoke gratin from Vegetarian Dinner in the Oven by Rukmini Iyer   I made BEANS! + chili   Egg Cup for breakfast   Thanksgiving: green beans, Brussels Sprouts, gravy on-site. On the Nightstand 35:00 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Goodreads best of the year voting is available   The House of Always by Jenn Lyons Into the Wind Wracked Wilds by A. Deborah Baker The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake A Sentimental Education by Hannah McGregor The Verifiers by Jane Pek Best of Friends by Kamila Shamsie (home fire, zahra, maryam)   Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson Plus: National Kidney Foundation Author’s Luncheon (see gift list) Michael Krazny’s podcast: Grey Matter All Wrapped Up 51:44   Yarn watch!   Lantern Moon sheep notions holder   katrinkles Giftable Bundles Holiday yarn cutter Stitch Marker Advent Calendar    A great task light: Daylight Slimline 3 Lamp Sketchbooks: Ferris Wheel Press, Kunst & Papier Brushes: Trekell Brushes, artist sets   Julia Turshen cooking class   Ember temperature control coffee mug   Cocktail kits  Camp Craft Cocktails Old Fashion in a jar   Dear San Francisco at Club Fugazi Brightland Olive oil sets Trivets: Futagami and Yonder/Linda Fahey Measuring Spoon! (cannot find where to buy…) Honeys, mustards, hot sauces, spices, salts, bitters, etc. And Sfoglini Cascatelli   A Reader's planner for 2023: (weekly spread) by Grettel Castro Bookends ex. ampersand   Bookish Gifts: Still Life, Emma Carlisle’s sketchbooks Smitten Keepers, The Tucci Cookbook, A Good Day to Bake  Desert Star by Michael Connelly Musical Tables: Poems by Billy Collins The Candy House by Jennifer Egan Song of the Cell by Siddhartha Mukherjee On the Rooftop by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
12/1/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 25 seconds
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It’s important to pep

Episode 103 November 11, 2022 On the Needles 1:13 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Quartzonite by Yvette Noel, The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock in Fricken Bats– DONE!!   Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Machete Shoppe Dirty DK in Eucalyptus   Easy Stripes Blanket by Joan of Dark aka Toni Carr, Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Currant and Dove Heather, Caron Simply Soft in Bone   Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp"   On the Easel 12:30 Birds + Breakables with egg cups & feathers! Keep an eye on my IG account for sneak peeks. Gouachevember– the community-driven, gouache-focused challenge hosted by Daria, and co-sponsored by us both. On the Table 16:17 Pumpkin cheesecake bars from 100 cookies    Julia Turshen cooking class A Happens-to-be-Vegan Halloween Meal [Pumpkin Spice Espresso Martini / Rice Pilaf with Carrots + Turmeric / Black Bean + Tomato Stew / Roasted Squash Agrodolce / Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread]   Street Fair Stuffed mushrooms from Simply Julia    Spatchcocked chicken with garlic, lemon & parsley sauce. Beef Barley stew Lots of cookies from 100 Cookies   Polenteria new gluten free Italian restaurant in the SF Bay Area   On the Nightstand 32:06 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Wrong Place Wrong Time by Gillian McAllister (audio)  Marple: Twelve New Mysteries by Naomi Alderman, Leigh Bardugo, Alyssa Cole, Lucy Foley, Elly Griffiths, Natalie Haynes, Jean Kwok, Val McDermid, Karen M. McManus, Dreda Say Mitchell, Kate Mosse, Ruth Ware, Agatha Christie (Creator)  The Kiss Curse by Erin Sterling Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey (audio) Darko Dawson #1  Memory of Souls by Jen Lyons  On the Rooftop by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton The Lovers by Paolo Cognetti, trans. Stash Luczkiw Songbirds by Christy Lefteri The Crane Wife by CJ Hauser We are the Light by Matthew Quick  
11/17/202254 minutes, 18 seconds
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Deep Fried Amazingness

Episode 102 October 27, 2022 On the Needles 4:29 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Hipster Cowl by Joji Locatelli, Rosies Colors Yarns DK in Topaz– DONE!!   Quartzonite by Yvette Noel, The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock in Fricken Bats Easy Stripes Blanket by Joan of Dark aka Toni Carr, Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Currant and Dove Heather, Caron Simply Soft in Bone   Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Machete Shoppe Dirty DK in Eucalyptus On the Easel 13:04 Birds + Breakables–sneak peek Card Commission On the Table 20:52 We ate all the brownies!   I Dream of Dinner by Ali Slagle Coconut Curry with Swirled Eggs Chicken dill patties with zucchini Harissa creamed cauliflower Turmeric-dill rice and chickpeas Sausage and gnocchi Salmon with Olive Butter Chicken Chili with white beans and (a tiny bit of) cream cheese Pumpkin Bars from Half Baked Harvest Empanadas Apple Crisp from Joy of Cooking   On the Nightstand 33:33 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell Be the Serpent by Seanan McGuire Ruby Fever by Ilona Andrews Why We Swim by Bonnie Tsui Stories from the Tenants Downstairs by Sidik Fofana The Unseen World by Liz Moore Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson The Final Case by David Guterson Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese
11/2/202253 minutes, 39 seconds
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Electric Candy Corn

Episode 101 October 13, 2022 On the Needles 0:56 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info   Secret project!- DONE!! Vanilla is the new black Socks by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 in Calm Before the Pitchforks– DONE!! Quartzonite by Yvette Noel, The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock in Fricken Bats Easy Stripes Blanket by Joan of Dark aka Toni Carr, Knit Picks Brava Worsted in Currant and Dove Heather, Caron Simply Soft in Bone Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Machete Shoppe Dirty DK in Eucalyptus On the Easel 11:28 New series! Working title: “creature collections” or “flea market”? Graphitober Gouachevember See prompt list from Daria @heyhooraydesign Licensed art! On the Table 20:32 Tempeh with bok choy and tomato sambal from East Yellow Eye Bean, Mushroom and Wild Rice soup from Rancho Gordo Vegetarian Kitchen Vol. 2 Rocky road brownies from 100 Cookies Chicken Donburi from Tuesday Nights Vegetable donburi Both with Blonde Chico Rice Chicken Chipotle Tacos from HBH…did I mix up the chipotle? On the Nightstand 37:53 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Golden Enclaves by Naomi Novik The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I’s Dream by Charles Spencer Babel, or the Necessity of Violence: an Arcane History of the Oxford Translators’ Revolution by R. F. Kuang The Christie Affair by Nina de Gramont Red Bones by Ann Cleeves The Manningtree Witches by A.K. Blakemore March by Geraldine Brooks
10/20/202257 minutes, 42 seconds
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Hasty Teenage Piecrust

Episode 100  September 29, 2022   Blueberry Cream Cookies from Milk, one of the first recipes Monica & I shared. On the Needles 9:10 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Favorite lys and hand dyed brandsImagiknit Firebird Yarns A Verb for Keeping Warm Neighborhood Fiber co. Three Irish GirlsSharon Says So Forgot to mention but these are also on my go-to list when looking for something specific: Forbidden Fiber Co., Sugar Plum Circus How Cortney learned to knit: Stitch ‘n Bitch Vanilla is the new black Socks by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 in Calm Before the Pitchforks   Choose Your Gnome Adventure by Sarah Schira,  Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Upton, Shadow and Cross Street Market– DONE!   A Garden Wedding Shawl by Andrea Rangel, Gauge Dyeworks merino worsted (NOT Ravelry)–DONE!  On the Easel 20:22 I forgot to mention my favorite SF art shops!: Case for Making and Arch New series! Working title: creature collections On the Table 27:47 Love the Spanish Table shop Monica’s favorite veggie cookbooks: Weekday Vegetarians, East, Smitten Kitchen Everyday  Cortney’s  favorite cookbooks: Smitten Kitchen Everyday, Milk Street Tuesday Nights, How to Bake Everything Persian Zucchini frittata from One Pan, Two Plates by Carla Snyder   eggplant involtini – smitten kitchen   magic apple plum cobbler – smitten kitchen   5-ingredient beer bread from Half Baked Harvest Chicken Stew from America’s Test Kitchen 2010 Chocolate Cake from Add a Pinch   On the Nightstand 47:30 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   SFPL Green Apple Books, West Portal Bookstore, Folio Books   The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Nona the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir The Bullet that Missed by Richard Osman (audio) The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina by Zoraida Córdova The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford Haven by Emma Donoghue The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell
10/6/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 51 seconds
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Creepy and excellent

Episode 99 September 15,  2022 On the Needles 1:06 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Atlantic Heart by Joji Locatelli, Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Upton, Shadow and Cross Street Market– DONE!!   Vanilla is the new black Socks by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 in Calm Before the Pitchforks   Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)-- sleeve issues   Choose Your Gnome Adventure by Sarah Schira,  Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Upton, Shadow and Cross Street Market– so many choices!   A Garden Wedding Shawl by Andrea Rangel, Gauge Dyeworks merino worsted On the Easel 14:44 SFMoma Diego Rivera show Children’s choir flash cards Hawaiian honeycreeper BRUSHED Show (my piece is: Oh, Bernina!) On the Table 23:21 Garlic Parmesan roasted carrots   Rosaline’s Other Cream Liqueurs Are Available Shortbreads from Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall   Easy Brown Rice Risotto with Mushrooms and Fresh Oregano   Pigs in Blankets Deviled Eggs Street Chicken from Smitten Kitchen On the Nightstand 33:36 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Telling Tales by Ann Cleves (audio) Fool Moon by Jim Butcher (audio) The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman (audio) The Witch’s Heart by Genevieve Gornichec Crossings by Alex Landragin The Daughter of Doctor Moreau by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia The Book Eaters by Sunyi Deanr Woman of Light by Kali Fajardo-Anstine  The Many Daughters of Afong Moy by Jamie Ford Beasts of a Little Land by Juhea Kim Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen Bingo 51:30 It’s over! Thanks for playing!  We BOTH got blackouts!
9/22/202253 minutes, 58 seconds
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It knows no bounds

Episode 98 September 1,  2022 On the Needles 2:36 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Zephyr Mark II by Celia McAdams Cahill, Mendocino Wool & Fiber Romney Corriedale Fingering, Biches et Bûches Le Petit Lambswool in dark violet blue, A Verb for Keeping Warm Creating in My Hand and Yours– DONE!!   Vanilla is the new black Socks by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 in Calm Before the Pitchforks   Atlantic Heart by Joji Locatelli, Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Upton, Shadow and Cross Street Market   Leave Gnome Stone Unturned by Sarah Schira, Emma’s Yarns Practically Perfect smalls in Harbor, Sea Me Now & Whisper, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven– DONE!! On the Easel 12:53 SFPL drawing days BRUSHED Show (my piece is: Oh, Bernina!) On the Table 17:17 Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe | Giada De Laurentiis | Food Network   Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen by Richa Hingle Chickpeas in Peanut Butter Sauce zucchini, sweet potato Quinoa Pulau with White Masala Sauce (green beans, lentils)-- couldn't find link for this recipe but she does have other options on her website Ahi Tacos with slaw and yumyum sauce (excellent citrus marinade!) Summer Pilau from East with butter chicken Beef Fajitas (marinated in pineapple juice) Concord grapes! On the Nightstand 28:15 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons Just Like Home by Sarah Gailey Storm Front by Jim Butcher (audio) The Crow Trap by Ann Cleves (audio) A Lady for a Duke by Alexis Hall  Husband Material by Alexis Hall  Joan by Katherine J. Chen The Darkness Knows by Arnauldur Indridason The Five Wounds by Kirsten Valdez Quade Walk the Vanished Earth by Erin Swan Woman of Light by Kali Fajardo Anstine Devotion by Maile Meloy Bingo 52:44 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2022 to instagram or Ravelry Down Cellar Studio   Local specialty– chicken tetrazzini Two months away– shark gnome Still need cook from book   Cortney’s BINGO thus far: Read by/about POC: The Five Wounds & Woman of Light Cook from a Novel: Pilau inspired by A Burning Read a laugh (& a delight!): Devotion   WINNERS!    
9/8/20221 hour, 52 seconds
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Quizzical look on my face

Episode 97 August 18, 2022 On the Needles ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info       Zephyr Mark II by Celia McAdams Cahill, Mendocino Wool & Fiber Romney Corriedale Fingering, Biches et Bûches Le Petit Lambswool in dark violet blue, A Verb for Keeping Warm Creating in My Hand and Yours   Atlantic Heart by Joji Locatelli, Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Upton, Shadow and Cross Street Market   (sewing: teaching my son how to make trousers). On the Easel 9:34 Big acrylic landscapes BRUSHED Show (my entry is: Oh, Bernina!) On the Table 12:19   Good morning sunshine bars From Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients by Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito.   Vegetarian dinner’s in the oven by Rukmini Iyer Miso eggplant with tofu, sesame & chile with kale/chard  Spicy harissa sprouts & broccoli with haloumi & spinach Charts in back for stews, curries, tarts, gratin, salads   Summer Squash Gratin a la Juanita from SF Chronicle’s “In the Kitchen” Key Lime Pie (but cooked for 15 mins at 350) Garlic-Parmesan Carrots Family Dinner: beef tenderloin, roasted carrots, brussels sprouts, vinegar-seasoned sticky rice. On the Nightstand 21:32 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Something Wilder by Christina Lauren  A Marvellous Light by Freya Marske A Mirror Mended by Alix E. Harrow The Singles Table by Sara Desai  Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore  All the Horses in Iceland by Sarah Tolmie Uncrowned Queen: The Fateful Life of Margaret Beaufort, Tudor Matriarch by Nicola Tallis Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan  Book Lovers by Emily Henry The Long Call by Ann Cleeves (audio)  Girl, Forgotten by Karin Slaughter Bingo 41:23 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2022 to instagram or Ravelry   Down Cellar Studio   Farmers market cooking librarian rec Double batch Local specialty soon 2months away soon   Eat Local: Squash Gratin New-to-me recipe: Garlic-parm carrots Epic family dinner Farmer’s Market honey & pistachios
8/25/202247 minutes, 21 seconds
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Breaking all the rules

Episode 96 August 4,  2022 On the Needles 1:14 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Reignbeaux sweater by yelley L.d., Teal Torch Knits DK in mermaid gradient and Hallowed Ground 2.0– DONE!!   Dead Marshes socks by Claire Ellen, Sincere Sheep Cormo Light Fingering in SF Summer– DONE!!   Autonomy cowl by Romi Hill, Three Irish Girls Wexford Merino Silk in Boswell Bay Strawberry (2010)-- DONE!!  $5 of each pattern purchased will be donated: split between Planned Parenthood and National Network of Abortion Funds.   Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)   Zephyr Mark II by Celia McAdams Cahill, Mendocino Wool & Fiber Romney Corriedale Fingering, Biches et Bûches Le Petit Lambswool in dark violet blue, A Verb for Keeping Warm Creating in My Hand and Yours   Vanilla is the new black Socks by Anneh Fletcher, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 in Calm Before the Pitchforks   Atlantic Heart by Joji Locatelli, Neighborhood Fiber Co Rustic Fingering in Upton, Shadow and Cross Street Market On the Easel 15:40 Vacation sketching BRUSHED Show (my entry is: Oh, Bernina!) Wall calendar progress On the Table 25:09 summer squash gratin with salsa verde – smitten kitchen    Victoria Sandwich Cake - The Great British Bake Off Small-Batch Raspberry Jam Recipe | Martha Stewart   Jackalope Grill Cold Beet Borscht special On the Nightstand 37:17 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman Caribbean Heiress in Paris by Adriana Herrera A Prayer for the Crown Shy by Becky Chambers Something Wilder by Cristina Lauren The Witches of New York by Ami McKay A Burning by Megha Majumdar Wingspan game! Bingo 55:40 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2022 to instagram or Ravelry   Epic dessert– Victoria Sponge   Read a debut: A Burning 
8/11/20221 hour, 13 seconds
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It’s fascinating obviously

Episode 95 July 21, 2022 On the Needles 1:39 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Mermaid geek socks by Wei S. Leong, fibernymph dyeworks Bounce in You’re Mer-mazing!--DONE!   Reignbeaux sweater by yelley L.d., Teal Torch Knits DK in mermaid gradient and Hallowed Ground 2.0   Dead Marshes socks by Claire Ellen, Sincere Sheep Cormo Light Fingering in SF Summer   Pink pants alteration New Ink + Volt planner in goldenrod On the Easel 14:52 Pigeon Show BRUSHED Show On the Table 20:40 East by Meera Sodha: Summer pilau Chile tofu   Creamy Lentils with artichokes and kale (not spinach!) Snacks for Dinner 27:42 Feta Tart, Eggplant & Chickpea Whip, Lentil snacking granola, Celery salad with maple-candied almond and shallot, Marinated beans with sun dried tomatoes   Smoky glazed pistachios, mixed mushroom pate, orange + mustard marinated broccoli, umami roasted tomatoes, fresh ginger tisane, honeyed pickled shallots, warm olives, & POPCORN!   Original Colonel Popper Healthy Microwave Popcorn Maker  On the Nightstand 55:20 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Wild Fire by Ann Cleves (audio) When We Lost Our Heads by Heather O’Neill Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse The Giver by Lois Lowry Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende Bingo 1:10:09 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Monica’s Bingo: Disability– Fevered Star- blind Laugh- Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake New recipe– chile tofu Fun apps/3 recipes– snacks for dinner   Cortney’s BINGO thus far: Read Local: Daughter of Fortune Finished project: Pigeon “Double Dutch” Brave with Color: pink pants & new planner Cook 3 Recipes: Snacks for Dinner Challenged/Classic Book: the Giver
7/28/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 26 seconds
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Zazz it up

Episode 94 July 11, 2022 On the Needles 1:44 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Reignbeaux sweater by yelley L.d., Teal Torch Knits DK in mermaid gradient and Hallowed Ground 2.0   Pentrose ring hat by KnittenKristen, Leading Men Fiber Arts Polwarth DK in Tainted Love – DONE!!   Mermaid geek socks by Wei S. Leong, fibernymph dyeworks Bounce in You’re Mer-mazing!   Dead Marshes socks by Claire Ellen, Sincere Sheep Cormo Light Fingering in SF Summer On the Easel 7:48 Tattoo Pigeon Show BRUSHED Show DIY colored pencil drawers On the Table 15:39   Quinoa Salad with Zucchini and Tomatoes - The Wimpy Vegetarian   Spaghetti Carbonara Sheet Pan Shrimp Artichoke & Spinach “dip” pasta Melting Chicken Fixed the Mixer! Here’s a helpful video for you! On the Nightstand 25:29 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Seasonal Fears by Seanan McGuire  Dark Queens: The Bloody Rivalry that Forged the Medieval World by Shelley Puhak Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan  Scorpica by G.R. Macallister Once There were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy  The Marriage Game by Sara Desai  Civilizations by Laurent Binet, trans by Sam Taylor The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox Bomb Shelter by Mary Laura Philpott Cold Earth by Ann Cleves (audio) White Nights by Ann Cleeves (audio) Birding without Borders by Noah Styker The Secret of Clouds by Alyson Richman True Biz by Sara Nović The Mad Women’s Ball by Victoria Mas, trans. By Frank Wynne The Change by Kirsten Miller Bingo 53:31 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2022 to instagram or Ravelry   Feta tart crust was new technique! Start new project: reignbeaux sweater Local: Seasonal fears (Berkeley), Marriage Game Murder Rule, Marriage Game, Once There were wolves= disability Once there were wolves– cort rec Make local: sincere sheep yarn Civilizations: translation    Cortney’s BINGO thus far: Book in Translation—The Mad Women’s Ball Read about differently-abled—True Biz Library Recommendation—The Secret of Clouds (but I can’t remember which list!)
7/14/202259 minutes, 53 seconds
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This pigeon has attitude

Episode 93 June 23, 2022 On the Needles 1:34 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams, Knit Picks Felici fingering in Bayou– DONE!!   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend– DONE!!     Reignbeaux sweater by yelley L.d., Teal Torch Knits DK in mermaid gradient and Hallowed Ground 2.0   Pentrose ring hat by KnittenKristen, Leading Men Fiber Arts Polwarth DK in Tainted Love      Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Finished short rows! VERY helpful Shawlography tutorial for brioche stitch. On the Easel 17:59 More birds House grid Pigeon art On the Table 20:57 Orange dreamsicle bars from 100 Cookies   Sweet and sour stir fry   Feta tart from Lukas Volger– gf pie crust!   Make-ahead lasagne Key Lime Pie with Graham Crust from Milk. On the Nightstand 35:07 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Dead Water by Ann Cleves (Shetland #5) (audio) Thin Air by Ann Cleves (Shetland #6) (audio) Four Treasures of the Sky by Jenny Tinghui Zhang  Department of Rare Books and Special Collections by Eva Jurczyk The Memory Librarian: And Other Stories of Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe Siren Queen by Nigh Vo  By the Book by Jasmine Guillory  This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub  Raven Black by Ann Cleeves The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild The Tenth Muse by Catherine Chung   Bingo 53:17 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Thanks to the Down Cellar Studio!   Monica’s Bingo: POC read/local author: jasmine guillory Local read/debut novel/POC: four treasures of the sky Start new project: reignbeaux sweater   Cortney’s BINGO thus far: Made a double batch of: citrus pie bars Make local: Case for Making watercolor paint & paper Read a Monica recommendation: Raven Black Tech someone: Rice Krispie treats & choc. Mousse pie  
6/30/202259 minutes, 38 seconds
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Cookies annoy me

Episode 92 June 9, 2022 On the Needles 4:12 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams, Knit Picks Felici fingering in Bayou   Make Gnome Mistake by Sarah Schira (mgal9)-- DONE!! A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink) Cascade Heritage in Snow Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea     Rock It Tee by Tanis Lavallee, Neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering in One First St NE & loft (mohair & silk lace) in Upton– DONE!!   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway– DONE!! Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Malabrigo Sock in "fuchsia" Still doing short rows… On the Easel 15:03 The loudest birds Calendar Story-June Non-easel, but artistic non-the-less: Bonsai auction On the Table 19:03   Boys cooking!  Camembert pasta, burritos, cracking good burger   Smitten Kitchen every day Beef bulgogi taco Street cart chicken and rice   Cheeseburgers with umami seasoning My Favorite Brownies and Citrus Pie Bars from 100 Cookies   On the Nightstand 27:47 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Finlay Donovan Knocks Them Dead by Elle Cosimano (audio) Red Bones by Ann Cleeves (audio) Blue Lightning by Ann Cleeves (audio) Reckless Girls by Rachel Hawkins  The Last Emperox by John Scalzi If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel  Forward Collection (available on Amazon) Emergency Skin by N.K. Jemesin Randomize by Andy Weir Summer Frost by Blake Crouch  Meet Me In Another Life by Catriona Silvey (thora and santi) Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li   House of Trelawney by Hannah Rothschild The Sentence by Louise Erdrich Bingo  Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Thanks Blue Shine Art And the Down Cellar Studio Modern Mrs. Darcy Summer Reading Guide 2022
6/16/202255 minutes, 30 seconds
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There’s a heron on my toilet

Episode 91  May 26, 2022 On the Needles 2:20 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams, Knit Picks Felici fingering in Bayou   Rock It Tee by Tanis Lavallee, Neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering in One First St NE & loft (mohair & silk lace) in Upton   Make Gnome Mistake by Sarah Schira (mgal9) A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink) Cascade Heritage in Snow Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea   Bingo prep! Poppy Blouse from Pattern Scout in Moda Kiamesha rayon print Wallpaper from Spoonflower On the Easel 12:58 Dogs On the Table 18:21 Rancho Gordo visit    Pesto cauliflower tomato pasta from Cook 90 Mediterranean Cauliflower Salad with Crispy Chickpeas + Miso Dressing - The Wimpy Vegetarian marbled raspberry pound cake – smitten kitchen   Seared Ahi Tacos Party prep   On the Nightstand 30:04 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood White Nights by Ann Cleves (audio) Hideout by Louise Luna Wedding Season by Katy Birchall (freya scott) Gallant by V. E. Schwab (olivia prior - family, houses, creepy) Black Water Sister by Zen Cho (jessamyn Teoh) Spear by Nicola Griffith The Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier, trans by Adriana Hunter Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus (elizabeth zott) Under the Banner of Heaven; a Story of Violent Faith by Jon Krakauer Life List: A Woman’s Quest for the World’s Most Amazing Birds by Olivia Gentile The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang   Bingo 57:02 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Prizes!  3 patterns of choice from Jennifer Lassonde Designs  
6/2/20221 hour, 1 minute, 50 seconds
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It’s not me, it’s Mercury

Episode 90 May 12, 2022 On the Needles 2:28 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Kensington Tote Bag by Toni Lipsey, Lion Brand Yarns Wool Ease Thick & Quick in Air Force and Toasted Almond– DONE!!   Katrinkles made in california labels   Elfe by Astrid Schramm, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in Ocean and Dolphin Blue–DONE!!   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams, Knit Picks Felici fingering in Bayou   Rock It Tee by Tanis Lavallee, Neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering in One First St NE & loft (mohair & silk lace) in Upton     Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Malabrigo Sock in "fuchsia" I survived the welts, and bobbles!   On the Easel 14:14 The Bird Watcher’s—perhaps a chapbook? Pigeons   Non-easel, but crafty non-the-less: Corsages for Prom AMAZING sewing workshop by Mariah Pattie On the Table 21:11   Crispy Cheese Chicken Tacos with Avocado Cilantro Sauce. - Half Baked Harvest   Roast chicken with onion gravy from Simply Julia   Dad’s Baked Tacos from Half Baked Harvest Everyday Creamy Herb Chicken  Melt in Your Mouth Chicken Frozen yogurt & berry wafers On the Nightstand 33:54 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Who Gets In and Why: a year inside college admissions by Jeffery J. Selingo  Craft: An American History by Glenn Adamson The Last Wild Horses by Maja Lunde, trans by Diana Oatley (audio)  The Consuming Fire by John Scalzi Kaiju Preservation Society by John Scalzi A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark   Thousand Steps into Night by Traci Chee  Lost Book of Adana Moreau by Michael Zapata Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel The Birdwatcher by William Shaw Birds in Fall by Brad Kessler Bingo 53:47 Starts friday evening may 27, ends Mon Sept 5 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2022 to instagram or Ravelry
5/19/202257 minutes, 23 seconds
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Blip in the matrix

Episode 89 April 27 2022 On the Needles 3:04 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Diamond back top by Kira Dulaney, Neighborhood Fiber Co. studio worsted in Latrobe (15th anniversary club color)-- DONE!!   tool box cowl by Adventure du Jour Designs, Destination Yarns Postcard (light fingering) in Stitches West 2019 minis set– DONE!!   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams, Knit Picks Felici fingering in Bayou   Elfe by Astrid Schramm, Cloudborn Fibers Highland Superwash Sock Twist in Ocean and Dolphin Blue   Kensington Tote Bag by Toni Lipsey, Lion Brand Yarns Wool Ease Thick & Quick in Air Force and Toasted Almond   Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Malabrigo Sock in "fuchsia" No progress On the Easel 15:48 Hawaiian landscapes & birds!! The Bird Watcher’s—perhaps a chapbook? Pigeons Turtle “prom-posal” On the Table 21:03 Olive Oil-Orange Sugar Cookies | King Arthur Baking   Tomato, chard and spinach with toasted almonds  Baked mint rice with pomegranate and olive salsa (this version calls for slices of feta, mine had you crumbled it on top)   A Cocktail of 2 Cities from Stevenson’s Library in Koloa Choya yuzu sake, gin, Giffard Orgeat, orange bitters Honey Garlic Pork Chops   On the Nightstand 30:00 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Julia Turshen podcast: Keep Calm and Cook On Opening Skinner’s Box: Great Psychological Experiments of the Twentieth Century by Lauren Slater Powers and Thrones: A New History of the Middle Ages by Dan Jones Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi Raven Black by Ann Cleeves (audio) One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka Most westerly bookshop in the U.S.—Talk Story How to Stop Time by Matt Haig Snapper by Brian Kimberling The Paris Wife by Paula McLain The Painter by Peter Heller
5/5/202256 minutes, 57 seconds
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Tell me more

Episode 88 April 14, 2022 On the Needles 0:52 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Vanilla is the new black socks by Anneh Fletcher, knit picks felici fingering in Solstice– DONE!!   Love Note sweater by Tin Can Knits, Apple fiber Studio Delicious (mohair/silk) in Shadow and McIntosh (merino/nylon/alpaca) in Thistle– DONE!!   Diamond back top by Kira Dulaney, Neighborhood Fiber Co. studio worsted in Latrobe (15th anniversary club color)   tool box cowl by Adventure du Jour Designs, Destination Yarns Postcard (light fingering) in Stitches West 2019 minis set   OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams, Knit Picks Felici fingering in Bayou     Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Malabrigo Sock in "fuchsia" I survived ripping out a wedge, and revising the lead color   Sewing—Charlie Caftan, and working on perfecting my Gemma Tank.     On the Easel 16:00 The Bird Watcher’s—perhaps a chapbook? Open Studio in the Fall Pigeons On the Table 19:20 https://www.halfbakedharvest.com/honey-garlic-meatballs/   Socca update. Recipe from Grist  “This is essentially a large chickpea pancake from Provence (and neighboring Liguria, where it's called farinata)”-- NYT   Crisped Rice with sweet potato wedges, goat cheese, olive rig and za’atar chili oil from Grist   Cascatelli update   Brown Butter Rice Krispie treats Hot Honey Chicken (baked!!) Llubov’s Green CASCATELLI from Julia Turshen. Salt-cured eggs—perhaps too fresh? need more time. On the Nightstand 31:31 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   One Night on the Island by Josie Silver  The Violin Conspiracy by Brendan Slocumb The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley  The God of Lost Words by A. J. Hackwith End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde (trans by Diane Oatley) audio  A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins Mrs. Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
4/21/202248 minutes, 56 seconds
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Pencils are grossly underrated

Episode 87  March 31, 2022   On the Needles 2:09 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Vanilla is the new black socks by Anneh Fletcher, knit picks felici fingering in Solstice   Love Note sweater by Tin Can Knits, Apple fiber Studio Delicious (mohair/silk) in Shadow and McIntosh (merino/nylon/alpaca) in Thistle   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Malabrigo Sock in "fuchsia" I survived the welts, and bobbles!   On the Easel 12:37 Postcard collection, slowly coming together. See IG Stories for occasional sneak peeks! Calendar stories On the Table 15:03   Socca from grist by Abra Berens   French onion frittata   Turkey chimichanga   Salt-cured eggs Avocado & pickled jalapeno crema Cookbooks for hors doerves? Navajo Tacos On the Nightstand 28:56 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Family Chao by Lan Samatha Chang The Road by Cormac McCarthy Random Sh*t Flying through the Air by Jackson Ford The Good Turn by Dervla McTiernan Driftwood by Marie Brennan Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson A History of Wild Places by Shea Ernshaw For the Wolf by Hannah Whitten When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson
4/7/202252 minutes, 27 seconds
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All About Nerd Things

Episode 86 March 17, 2022 On the Needles 1:15 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard– DONE!!   Bikey beanie by Andrea Rangel, knit picks dk swish in dusk, neighborhood fiber co studio dk in ward circle–DONE!!   Vanilla is the new black socks by Anneh Fletcher, must stash perfect sock self striping in Sedated– DONE!!   Vanilla is the new black socks by Anneh Fletcher, knit picks felici fingering in Solstice   Love Note sweater by Tin Can Knits, Apple fiber Studio Delicious (mohair/silk) in Shadow and McIntosh (merino/nylon/alpaca) in Thistle   Shawlography by Stephen West Lisa Souza SAWK in "green jay" Louie & Lola fingering in "pacific" Oink Targhee Sock in "eye of the tiger" Oink Targhee Sock in "in the navy" Oink Targhee Sock in "random carp" Malabrigo Sock in "fuchsia" Messed up on the icord loops, but successfully repaired! On the Easel 19:57   Cheetah Week BirdNote by NPR On the Table 21:21 Easy Fresh Strawberry Pie Recipe Gf pie crust!   Mushroom shepherds pie from Smitten Kitchen Every Day   Sweet potato/cabbage stir fry   Turkey Enchiladas with Pineapple Irish Soda Breads Oatmeal Banana Walnut breakfast cookies from How to Bake Everything. (They are wanting…) On the Nightstand 34:31 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Silent Parade by Keigo Higashino, Giles Murray (Translator) (audio) Finlay Donovan is Killing It by Elle cosimano (audio) The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind (The Frost Files, #1) by Jackson Ford The Heiress Effect by Courtney Milan Moon Witch, Spider King by Marlon James Cloudland by Joseph Olshan Local Woman Missing by Mary Kubica The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley
3/24/202254 minutes, 24 seconds
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A Pillow Fort at Stitches West

Episode 85 March 3, 2022 On the Nightstand 2:05 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Death of Jane Lawrence by Caitlin Starling The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert alice The World Gives Way by Marissa Levien myrra Texts from Jane Eyre by Daniel M. Lavery You Feel Just it Below the Ribs by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson miriam Last Dance of the Debutante by Julia Kelly The Untold Story by Genevieve Cogman Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan The Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis The Island of Missing Trees by Elif Shafak Intimacies by Kate Kitamura Yours Cheerfully by A.J. Pearce On the Table 26:19 Cascatelli!   Rancho Gordo Bean Club   Lasagna from Dinner: A Love Story   Chocolate Sheet Cake from Half-Baked Harvest (made with ghee) Dijon chicken and mushroom pocket with swiss Baked Chocolate Donut from Half-Baked Harvest   Inspired by The Kitchen dining experience: Salt-cured egg honeycomb On the Easel 49:53 The Crocker Art Museum On the Needles 52:34 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient)-- DONE!!   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Stitches West (not Rav) Brioche Intarsia…saga Shawlography by Stephen West Tunisian Crochet with Toni Lipsey (not Rav) Ergonomics for Knitters with Carson Demers (not Rav)  
3/10/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 11 seconds
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Recklessly with Abandon

Episode 84 February 17,  2022 On the Needles 1:52 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal– DONE!!   Stochastic Hat by Hunter Hammerson, Gauge Dyeworks dk in Monte Carlo Blue– DONE!!   Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient) On the Easel 11:29 On the Easel: inspired by Daria’s wallpaper project. See spoonflower… I’m drawing all kinds of botanically inaccurate scenes just for fun! On the Table 14:01 Liam Charles's Salted Caramel Chocolate Tart - The Great British Bake Off   Mustardy Cauliflower cheese from Simple by Ottolenghi   Tofu wraps from the Dinner Plan by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion   Celebration Cookies Pan-banged Peanut butter choc chippers Buffalo Cauliflower with Tahini Ranch dip Trying sprouted oats Cooking at Home by David Chang & Priya Krishna: 25:17 Chili crisp Boiled chicken! Soup for lunch Chicken rice with ginger scallion sauce Mango sticky rice Microwaved chicken thighs Chicken with bacon and spinach Chicken with gochujang and potatoes Corn braise→ tacos, shrimp Sauteed cabbage: garlic, chile, soy, rice vinegar, honey, sesame seeds “Baked” potatoes Chile-lime brussels sprouts Dal Cream of veg soup (rutabaga, butternut, parsnips) Pay attention to all levels of seasoning: salt, umami, acid, heat, fact, etc. Love the food scientist interviews. I’ve been over-cooking chicken. Stop avoiding the microwave. Cook with glass containers. Consider buying a clay pot. Consider buying a new refrigerator (seriously, ours is languishing). Consider buying a wok. YES to condiment chapter. Field trip to H-Mart &/or Pacific Market asap. To try (once the construction dust settles): chicken rice, corn thing on pg 288, dumplings, stuffed cabbage, stromboli (asap)!   On the Nightstand 53:07 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson (audio) The Scholar by Dervla McTiernan (audio) Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare One Day in December by Josie Silver  Comfort Me with Apples by Catherine M. Valente Noor by Nnedi Okarafour  Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao Where the Drowned Girls Go by Seanan McGuire Damnation Spring by Ash Davidson (with cover by Jeremy Miranda)
2/24/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 34 seconds
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But how do you really feel

Episode 83 February 3, 2022 On the Needles 1:27 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Riley Rose Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Fisher Girl Yarns in Ketchikan in Sockeye Spawning–DONE!!   Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard On the Easel 7:27 Landscapes
2/10/202244 minutes, 44 seconds
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Blindfolded Brioche in the Dark

Episode 82 January 20, 2022 On the Needles 1:28 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Anker’s Shirt by PetiteKnit, knitpicks stroll tweed in barn door heather– DONE!   Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   Riley Rose Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Fisher Girl Yarns in Ketchikan in Sockeye Spawning   Mentioned: Ali Edwards’ mother’s December Daily flip through. Sewing: everyday ponte pant (simplicity 9017) I add pockets. On the Easel 15:50 Landscapes On the Table 20:52 Words Mean Things — Recipe: Buddha's Jewels   From Simply Julia  eggplant and meatballs  chicken Reuben skillet over baked potato lentil and kale stew plus sausage   Pulled Chicken for the wrestling team (Making garlic butter & orange zest green beans + brussels sprouts with pancetta this week) DRIEST oatmeal biscuits ever Spiced Beef from Tuesday Nights Mission Impastable series from The Sporkful podcast Cascatelli from Sfoglini On the Nightstand 40:21 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Feral Creatures by Kira Jane Buxton Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan One to Watch by Kate Stayman-London When Sorrows Come by Seanan McGuire All the Feels by Olivia Dade The Sentence by Louise Erdrich  The Family by Naomi Krupitsky Olga by Bernhard Schlink
1/27/20221 hour, 26 seconds
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Shennanigans for sure

Episode 81 January 6,  2021 On the Needles 1:26 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Swing Left socks by Megan Williams, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock in Bridget (2010!)-- DONE!   Zemy’s 2021 Advent Cowl by Tricia Weatherston, Forbidden Fiber Gluttony Sock in Classic Christmas Collection    Leave Gnome Stone Unturned by Sarah Schira, Emma's Yarn Practically Perfect Smalls in Legal Tender combo – DONE!!   Skyline Wrap by Helen Stewart, Knit Style Yarns merino nylon sock A Sweet Christmas minis–DONE!!   Adventure Gnome by Sarah Schira, Emma’s Yarns Perfect Smalls in Harbor (yellow and white), blue cotton – DONE!!   All Work Gnome Play by Sarah Schira, leftover Yarn Love verdant knoll, Alisha Goes Round Richness of Martens fingering Genevieve, Cascade Heritage fingering white– DONE!!   Skyskrapa sweater by Madelene Linderstam, knitpicks swish dk in dusk plus other bits – DONE!!   Anker’s Shirt by PetiteKnit, knitpicks stroll tweed in barn door heather On the Easel 19:28 Sewing lap blankets Calendar and Envelope-painting DIY Art School: landscape & still life painting On the Table 22:22 Shakshuka (Julia Turshen) NYE: no traditions Butternut squash risotto (Melissa Clark) Spinach salad Chocolate cake with butterfinger topping (Nigella Lawson) Christmas Cookies—chocolate babka rugelach, molasses cookies, checkerboards, Peanut butter blossoms… Christmas Nachos Sardine Flight—stay tuned for reviews! New Years Paella On the Nightstand 39:13 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford The Last Graduate by Naomi Novik A Killing Frost (October Daye #14) by Seanan McGuire A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas Queens Play and The Disorderly Knights by Dorothy Dunnett (audio) An Elderly Lady Must Not be Crossed by Helene Tursten (trans by Marlaine Delargy) Envious Casca by Georgette Heyer The Widow Queen by Elżbieta Cherezińska, trans. By Maya Zakrzewska-Pim The Wisteria Society of Lady Scoundrels by India Holton Isn't it Bromantic? By Lyssa Kay Adams Under the Whispering Door by T. J. Klune A Spindle Splintered by E. Alix Harrow Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki (shizuka Satomi, katrine Nguyen, Lan Tran) The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo The Nesting Dolls by Alina Adams Somebody Loves You by Mona Arshi The Vanished Days by Susanna Kearsley Agatha of Little Neon by Claire Luchette On the Horizon 1:09:16   Knit goals 15,024 yards in 31 projects Stash amount: +3948 Last year: WIP under control, charity, gifts   Use 3 sweater stashes 3 wips 3 club kits Easel Goals DIY Art School—more to come as I iron out my curriculum. Table goals   LY: explore grains, simplify   Gf pie crust 3x 3 GBBO recipes   Spice of the Month Club—perhaps. Nightstand goals LY: more thoughtful? Reading challenge? 178 books read 3 non-fiction 3 classic 3 translated Books—I read 112 in 2021. I’m ok about reading LESS if it means painting MORE. 
1/13/20221 hour, 26 minutes, 35 seconds
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A Little Lentil in Your Life

Episode 80 December 9, 2021 On the Needles 1:50 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Swing Left socks by Megan Williams, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock in Bridget (2010!)   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   Zemy’s 2021 Advent Cowl by Tricia Weatherston   Leave Gnome Stone Unturned by Sarah Schira, Emma's Yarn Practically Perfect Smalls in Legal Tender combo    Skyline Wrap by Helen Stewart, Knit Style Yarns merino nylon sock A Sweet Christmas minis On the Easel 13:01 Wrapped gouachevember Calendar and Envelope-painting A few birds in December On the Table 18:27 Apple crisp from Mad Hungry Granny’s Wowie Cake Cider meatballs/cider braised cabbage   Sweet Korean Lentils • It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken   Warm Shallot Dressing from Smitten Kitchen Pulled Chicken sandwiches Roasted Chicken for the Squad Choc. Chip cookie experiment with GHEE. Koselig Kitchen for mail-order treat boxes On the Nightstand 33:30 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you! Madness of Crowds by Louise Penny (audio) State of Terror by Louise Penny and Hilary Rodham Clinton (ellen adams) Bewilderment by Richard Powers (theo the dad and robin/robby) Stoic Wisdom by Nancy Sherman It had to Be You by Georgia Clark  (liv) The Heart Principle by Helen Hoang (anna sun and quan diep) Tales from the Cafe by Toshikazu Kawaguchi   All the Seanan McGuire Chimes at Midnight Winter Long  A Red-Rose Chain Once Broken Faith The Brightest Fell Night and Silence Unkindest Tide    Company of Liars by Karen Maitland Crying in H Mart with Michelle Zauner Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman Shiner by Amy Jo Burns   Art Books Akademie X Natural Curiosities by Anna Valdez Edward Hopper; Modern Master by Ita G. Berkow Mary Fedden; Enigmas + Variations by Christopher Andreae The Working Mind and Drawing Hand of Oliver Jeffers by Oliver Jeffers
12/16/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 8 seconds
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Two Gold Star Month

Episode 79 November 19, 2021 On the Needles 1:25 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Swing Left socks by Megan Williams, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock in Bridget (2010!)   Christmas baby hats, TurtlePurl Yarns striped turtle toes in Mistletoe Kisses-- DONE!   Helix Cowl by Andrea Rangel, KnitCircus Greatest of Ease in Quoth the Raven and Impressionist Best Friend   On the Easel 11:10 Gouachevember, a little behind… 2022 Calendar, off to the printers?! And a little sneak of what MIGHT be coming? On the Table 17:26 Mini Frittata Muffins Recipe-- Love  & Lemons    Nigella party popcorn   Sunchoke-Tomato sauce for pasta from Vegetable Kingdom   Turkey Chili with Rancho Gordo Vaquero Beans Butternut Squash Soup with Coconut milk and lime (weekday Veg) Roasted Br. Sprouts Pasta with Browned Butter, yogurt & herbs (Tues Nights) …aka meat accompaniments   On the Nightstand 29:34 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri Late Eclipses by Seanan McGuire One Salt Sea by Seanan McGuire Ashes of Honor by Seanan McGuire The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling (vivi & Rhys) Portrait of a Scotsman by Evie Dunmore (Hattie & Lucien) Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead (ray carney) Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr A Country Doctor by Sarah Orne Jewett The Nix by Nathan Hill Once There were Wolves by Charlotte McConaghy Rise by Karen Campbell The Betrayals by Bridget Collins  
12/2/20211 hour, 1 minute, 41 seconds
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What else can you crisp

Episode 78 November 16 2021 Out & About 2:59 Scrap yarn sale thurs- sat nov 18-20   Gradient sweater & steeking Post that started it all Post that explains it all Next to the Turkey 11:15 Gingerbread Cranberry Pecan Tart-- SF Chronicle Cranberry LIme Tart-- Bon Appetit via Jenny Rosenstrach   Sweet Potatoes with pecans and goat cheese from Smitten Kitchen Fall Bliss Salad with Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette also from Smitten Kitchen All Wrapped Up 20:35 On the Needles Neck reading light   https://makingzine.com/   Jam pdx   Kraken Yarn ring   knitting needle bangle bracelet   Cross stitch kits https://www.forbiddenfiberco.com/collections/cross-stitch-kits   Art kits!    Gift for the SEWING needles: Madeira Aerofil Thread Set On the Easel Faber Castell Matt Graphite Pencil Sets Holbein Design Gouache Irodori Seasonal Sets Holbein Acryla Gouache Rebecca Green set Gamblin Oil Sets Case for Making Watercolors Leuchttrum1917 sketchbook Artist’s Toolkit Mini Palette Brush Pen On the Table Beans! Rancho gordo Chili smith   Oaktown spice shop   towels/servers/nice utensils   Spice of the Month Clubs: Burlap + Barrel, Raw Spice Bar, and Piquant Post. New oven Mitts: Anthropologie, Blue Q (*salty language alert!!), Target Bundt Cake tin! Crazy cool candles: Food52,  World Market, Etsy, Urban Outfitters On the Nightstand Leather Quote Coasters Set (Booklovers)   personalized art print your favorite books   An Irish Nature Year by Jane Powers Seed to Dust by Marc Hammer My Reading Life from Anne Bogel, or this cutie, or the cover of this one!
11/18/202159 minutes, 30 seconds
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Get Thee to Transylvania

Episode 77 October 28, 2021 On the Needles 2:47 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   On the Easel 8:58 New calendar art! Some landscape art…attempts. Gouachevember is happening! Check the hashtag to see the contributions. Paola workwear jacket from fabrics-store.com   On the Table 18:51 Rancho Gordo Bean club wait list    Autumn pilau from East   Mexican Red Rice from Chicano Eats by Esteban Castillo w/oven roasted chicken thighs. My favorite banana bread. (I use half vegetable shortening & half butter. I use extra banana. And I usually omit nuts).   Weekday Vegetarians review 27:43 Monica loved: Eggplant & tofu with sweet-hot chili glaze,Za’atar flat bread,Crunchy cheesy bean bake, Cauliflower Cutlets with romesco sauce, Broiled Chickpea Caesar Salad   Cortney loved: chickpea mac & cheese, Andy’s spicy diced potatoes, Slivered minty sugar snap peas, and vote for pancetta in the stewy black lentils with chard & feta. Plus: ALL the dressings!! Next up: we’re exploring Cooking at Home: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying about Recipes (and Love My Microwave): A Cookbook by David Chang and Priya Krishna On the Nightstand 48:15 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Other Bennet Sister by Janice Hadlow Network Effect by Martha Wells Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells The Guide by Peter Heller Apples Never Fall by Lianne Moriarty Matrix by Lauren Groff The Souvenir Museum by Elizabeth McCracken You are Here *for now by Adam J. Kurtz Dracula by Bram Stoker, bonus sketch of Stoker in my Sharpie Sketches highlight. (I’ve linked to an excellent audio version narrated by J.P. Guimont).
11/4/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Chameleon and the Gravy Boat

Episode 76 October 16 2021 On the Needles 0:55 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     All Work, Gnome Play by Sarah Schira,  Farmer’s Daughter for Starlight KNitting Society Mayhem in Bad Rock (grey), Dirty Little Dandelion (yellow), One Stab (pink)-- DONE!!   Increase Your Score by Knitters Brewing Co.,    Lily Sugar n’ Cream in Psychedelic--DONE!!   Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Swing Left socks by Megan Williams, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock in Bridget (2010!) On the Easel 11:05 Sharpie Sketches from Draw it with your eyes closed: the art of the assignment New calendar art! On the Table 20:43   Butternut squash soup with apple chutney  napa/tofu/mushroom/noodle miso soup from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian Vegan bacon Rancho Gordo huge assortment at Church Street Produce. Dipping sauce, ala glorified Thousand Island dressing. Anniversary Lobster from Maine (Thanks Mom!) On the Nightstand 29:46 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you! Women and Other Monsters: building a new mythology by Jess Zimmerman Exit Strategy by Martha Wells Velvet was the Night by Sylvia Moreno-Garcia Incense and Sensibility by Sonali Dev The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nhgi Vo  Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy  The Missing Treasures of Amy Ashton by Eleanor Ray The Astonishing Life of August March by Aaron Jackson The Principles of Uncertainty by Maira Kalman Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave Middlemarch by George Eliot (I especially recommend the audio version narrated by Juliet Stevenson).   On Reflection 54:05 On the Needles: So many sweaters! One for sister fav Loved the yarn from the Winding Trail baby sweater Sock Madness Semi-finalist!! “Rickrack” sweater—ultimate fave.   On the Easel: Podcast art-- jellyfish april  Artichoke plate from January 13th. 2021 Calendar   On the Table: Seasonal pilaus Tofu croutons beans! Snacking cakes by yossey arafi My family loved everything from 100 Cookies and Simply Julia, and anything in a pita pocket.   On the Nightstand: 177 books for Monica Inspector gamache shout out Invisible life of addie larure by V.E. Schwab   In the past year, I’ve read 103 books! It’s impossible for me to choose one favorite, so here are 7. Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson This is Happiness by Niall Williams Snow Falling on Cedars by David Gutterson Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell Middlemarch by George Eliot
10/21/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 6 seconds
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Mentally Sweater Weather

Episode 75 September 30, 2021   It’s Fat Bear Week! On the Needles 2:12 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Stitches West!!   Undamo Cowl by Sarah Jordan, knitcircus yarns Greatest of Ease in Hawaiian Sunset and the Sensible Ms. Dashwood-- DONE!!   Bead Stitch Cowl by Erica Dietz, Mouse House Fiber Co. Storr in Lagoon-- crochet! DONE!!   Newspaper Pullover by Joji Locatelli, Biches & Buches Le Petit Lambswool in Light Grey, Isager Yarn Spinni in Charcoal   All Work, Gnome Play by Sarah Schira,  Farmer’s Daughter for Starlight KNitting Society Mayhem in Bad Rock (grey), Dirty Little Dandelion (yellow), One Stab (pink)   Hide & Peak by Maxim Cyr, SugarPlum Circus Merino Sport in Charcoal, Elphaba, Starling and Merlin’s Beard   Black pants in double-knit ponte, with self-drafted pockets! WIN! On the Easel 18:42 Gouachevemer is coming! New Irodori paint palettes from Holbein. On the Table 22:57 potato chip cookies – smitten kitchen   Brown Butter Blondies from 100 Cookies with TJ’s Sea Salt Caramel chips   Workers curry and Easy Palak Paneer Recipe (from healthy nibbles)   Advanced Math Snickerdoodles from 100 Cookies.  Pan-roasted Chinese Eggplant. Rub with oil, S & P, put in pan, and turn occasionally. That’s it. Chocolate crème pie with pretzel crust—mash up between the cream from the citrus pie bar and Pie Academy Pretzel crust. Filling was my tried & true choc mousse. Melting Potatoes from Smitten Kitchen Butter Chicken from The Modern Proper On the Nightstand 38:45 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Countess Conspiracy by Courtney Milan A Local Habitation by Seanan McGuire Artificial Night by Seanan McGuire The View was Exhausting by Mikaella Clements and Onjuli Datta The Great Circle by Maggie Shipstead  Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell Why Peacocks? By Sean Flynn Shakespeare by Bill Bryson Little by Edward Carey  
10/7/202158 minutes, 47 seconds
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That would be very stealth

Episode 74 September 16, 2021 On the Needles 1:47 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Hide and Peak by Maxim Cyr, Farmer’s Daughter for Starlight KNitting Society Mayhem in Bad Rock (grey), Dirty Little Dandelion (yellow), One Stab (pink) and Piikuni (reddish brown? Brownish red?)--DONE!!   Undamo Cowl by Sarah Jordan, knitcircus yarns Greatest of Ease in Hawaiian Sunset and the Sensible Ms. Dashwood   On the Easel 12:44 I’m a tattoo artist! Thinking about the Anker Cardigan Block or sloper pattern On the Table 24:39 Soup of randomness   Simple   Hot charred cherry tomatoes with cold yoghurt-- roast tomato with herbs, spices and lemon, yogurt and lemon and cold Zucchini & walnut salad - infuse oil with lemon garlic thyme, mix with mandolined zucchini and walnuts   Citrus Pie Bars from 100 Cookies Hazelnut Chicken from Tuesday Nights Quinoa Crunch, with lemon zest, evoo, salt & pepper Meatballs from Mad Hungry On the Nightstand 37:06 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   [Shadow Tag by Louise Erdich] [Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides] What Fresh Hell is this? Perimenopause, Menopause, Other Indignities and You by Heather Corinna  Rogue Protocol by Martha Wells Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams    A Rogue of One's Own by Evie Dunmore  Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny (audio)  A Better Man by Louise Penny (audio)  All the Devils are Here by Louise Penny (audio) Sword Stone Table: Old Legends, New Voices ed by Swapna Krishna and Jenn Northington Chess Story by Stefan Zweig (trans by Joel Rotenberg) A Psalm for the Wild Built by Becky Chambers The Brutal Telling Louise Penny American Sherlock Kate Winkler Dawson Bingo Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Display something: new throw pillows Bake from a recipe: Madeleines ala Proust (from How to Bake Everything).
9/23/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 2 seconds
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I‘m here for the weird stuff

Episode 73 September 2, 2021 On the Needles 2:00 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Hide and Peak by Maxim Cyr, Farmer’s Daughter for Starlight KNitting Society Mayhem in Bad Rock (grey), Dirty Little Dandelion (yellow), One Stab (pink) and Piikuni (reddish brown? Brownish red?)   Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient)   Pigskin party! Gnome mkal #7! On the Easel 10:27 Sketchbook tour with Monica. See my #unofficialbirdnotes for reference. On the Table 15:21   Vegan "Duck" pancakes from cooking for peanuts on IG   From Ottotlenghi Simple Nectarine/raspberry salad with 5 spice dressing (the recipe here includes bacon which- nothing wrong with that.  The recipe in Simple does not have the bacon) Tofu and haricots verts with chraimeh sauce    DIY Breakfast Burritos: tortilla, scrambled eggs, a little sausage, cheese, 4 tater tots, green onion, cilantro, wrapped in parchment. Coriander-roasted Chicken from Milk Street Pesto Chicken from forever ago. This version is close; I use feta, and a little cream. Can top with pine nuts. Shaking Beef—Inspired by Slanted Door, used Tuesday Nights instructions. On the Nightstand 35:08 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalila Harris  Landslide by Susan Conley  Artificial Condition by Martha Wells Glass Houses by Louise Penny (audio)   Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie  Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Monica Lewycka 45:30 Big Magic (on audio) by Elizabeth Gilbert A Rule Against Murder (Book 4) by Louise Penny The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams Bingo 57:08 Ended Sept 6   Lemon Meringue Pie inspired by Inspector Gamache   Coffee taste test 3 Recipes from Momofuku Milk by Christina Tossi Podcast reviews: Get Messy Podcast and The Science of Birds Local food: Shaking Beef!   Congrats to our winner!  Listen in to see if it’s you!
9/9/20211 hour, 6 minutes, 49 seconds
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Kitchen Cacciatore

Episode 72 August 19, 2021 On the Needles 2:57 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Edie by Isabell Kraemer, Hue Loco Merino Sock in Eclipse--DONE!!   Hide and Peak by Maxim Cyr, Farmer’s Daughter for Starlight Knitting Society Mayhem in Bad Rock (grey), Dirty Little Dandelion (yellow), One Stab (pink) and Piikuni (reddish brown? Brownish red?) On the Easel 13:57 Still Here Still Life sketchbook studies. Filled a sketchbook (here’s a blank version if you’re in the market). Started a new sketchbook (also a link—love the white paper stock!) On the Table 16:42 Summer pilau from East   Summer cobbler from DALS   Ice cream with a borrowed machine!  Corn Cookies from Momofuku’s Milk Bar Chicken Cacciatore Artichoke & white bean flatbreads (the awesome Arcangeli Market in Pescadero that I reference). On the Nightstand 35:44 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Declaration of the Rights of Magicians by H. G. Parry Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley  Gods, Monsters and the Lucky Peach by Kelly Robson The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith   The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman Leave the World Behind by Alam Rumaan The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny (audio) Dune by Frank Herbert One Two Three by Laurie Frankle   Bingo  Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Double batch-- cobbler for family Borrowed book AND everyone has read-- mom’s copy of No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency   Double batch—oatmeal choc chippers for a reunion. New Technique— Derwent inktense blocks on still life background. Read an award winner—Dune won the 1966 Nebular Award for Best Novel. Novel about disability—One Two Three
8/26/20211 hour, 9 minutes, 36 seconds
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A Soupçon of Steam Punk

Episode 71 Saturday, August 7, 2021 On the Needles 3:17 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Tom Daley   Winding Trail by Kate Oates, Knit Picks Swish Worsted in Rainforest Heather--DONE!!   Rainbow Wings by Knitting Expat Designs, Hue Loco Merino sock in New Yorker and color riot minis-- DONE!!   Edie by Isabell Kraemer, Hue Loco Merino Sock in Eclipse On the Easel 16:26 Painting flowers & seascapes. Rebecca Green-inspired Holbein palette exercise. Dylan M. paint-along on Skillshare. New planner season. I chose ORCHID for 2022! On the Table 21:37   Coconut Rice with Eggplant and Pickled Cucumber from East   Cherry Couscous & Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette     zucchini carpaccio salad – smitten kitchen   Peach & Tomato salad Kale and balsamic grapes then grilled radicchio with balsamic grapes Quinoa and green beans Spinach with tofu croutons   Broiled zucchini with mint and garlic Corn salad   Tony’s Steak and Grilled Soy-Glazed Pork Chops   Grilled halloumi with pesto   Chicken Chili with Pureed White Beans and Cream Cheese Beet-infused gin, sort of like this? On the Nightstand 33:44 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   All Systems Red by Martha Wells Remote Control by Nnedi Okarafor   84,Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (audio) The Nature of the Beast by Louise Penny (audio)  A Great Reckoning by Louise Penny (audio) The Hangman by Louise Penny  A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab   The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley   A Fatal Grace (Inspector Gamache, Book 2) by Louise Penny The Whispering House by Elizabeth Brooks Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson (loved the audio version performed by Marin Ireland). Dear Miss Metropolitan by Carolyn Ferrell The Arsonist by Sue Miller We are the Brennans by Tracey Lange And also We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oats The Midnight Library by Matt Haig (loved the audio version performed by Carey Mulligan). Bingo 59:49 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Monica: Three recipes: tomato salami with mint, sesame-cured broccoli, upside down plum polenta cake, zucchini with mint and garlic, corn salad with tomatoes avocado and lime cilantro dressing Favorite Recipes from Melissa Clark’s Kitchen  Local fav: It’s it sundae Something to make you laugh: 84, Charing Cross Lane   Cortney: Shared the Choc. Mousse recipe Read a Laugh with Nothing to See Here. Tried new-to-me flavor: sardines! Vacation read: We are the Brennans Read something “everyone” has already read: The Midnight Library Borrowed The Arsonist from a vacation bookshelf.
8/12/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 43 seconds
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Indulgent and Wild

Episode 70 July 22, 2021 On the Needles 1:09 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Fireworks sweater, 4 day KAL by Marie Greene/Olive Knits, Sew Happy Jane Delightful Tweed DK in Gather-- DONE!   Rainbow Wings by Knitting Expat Designs, Hue Loco Merino sock in New Yorker and color riot minis On the Easel 8:15 Painting flowers! Inspired to make a snail hair clip based on this gem by Emily Yeadon. On the Table 13:30 Chocolate Chip Cherry Bars (Easy Cherry Dessert!)   Cooking for one! Pistachio pea mint soba from East Breakfast at shukos from East Tomato tart from DALS Green bean, eggplant,ground beef stir fry   Chicken artichoke bake from Simply Julia   Eating salads with feta & blueberries, peaches & goat cheese. And my homemade dressing: garlic, salt, olive oil, rice wine vinegar, tiny amount of mayo/mustard, tiny amount of maple syrup. Peach + Blueberry (Molten Lava) Cobbler from Mark Bittman’s How to Bake Everything. On the Nightstand 25:19 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Secret Bridesmaid by Katy Birchall (sophie) Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Moss All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders While We Were Dating by Jasmine Guillory (ben and anna) Still Life by Louise Penny The Maidens by Alex Michaelides   Also, kids’ high school summer reading list: Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo Small Country by Gaël Faye Bingo 44:05 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Award winner-- All the Birds inthe sky-- nebula for best novel 2016 Disability-- while we were dating - anxiety Three recipes-- favorite recipes from melissa Clark’s Kitchen   Jrcarle515-- reading 44 scotland st (Cortney rec)   Collaborate with Matthew for 3D printed snail! Baking Auntie Gloria’s Rosemary Focaccia Bread (aka Baking with family) Resources: 15 Books About Disability for your TBR List Books Written by Authors with a Disability
7/29/202150 minutes, 33 seconds
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You're Making Progress Kid

Episode 69 Saturday July 10, 2021 On the Needles 2:33 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info     Omg heel by Megan Williams,  must stash perfect sock self striping in Tangled Lights-- DONE!!   Monkeys by Cookie A.,  3IG Culloden Sock in oh what a beautiful morning --DONE!!   Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient)-- frogged and restarted   Rainbow Wings by Knitting Expat Designs, Hue Loco Merino sock in New Yorker and color riot minis   Edie by Isabell Kraemer, Hue Loco Merino Sock in Eclipse   4 Day Sweater KAL (NOT a Ravelry link) On the Easel 12:04 Organizing art in BIGSO boxes Painting things that smell nostalgic. On the Table 18:57   Crunchy Sesame Chicken Wings from mad hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn   Paneer, spinach and tomato salad from East   Smitten Kitchen Chicken Meatballs Peanut Butter Cookie Comparison: pan-banged cookies from 100 Cookies and peanut butter cup cookies from Sally’s Baking Addiction Zucchini Farro cakes from Whole Grain Mornings   On the Nightstand 28:59 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio  The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren  Diamond Fire by Ilona Andrews  Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir  The Archive of the Forgotten by A.J. Hackwith   One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston  Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia The Eighth Detective by Alex Pavesi   Ariadne by Jennifer Saint Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian The Salt Path by Raynor Winn Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke The Last Exiles by Ann Shin Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi Bingo 55:33 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Monica: vacation crafting and reading, and repaired something Cortney: Repaired our bedroom curtains Reading a Monica recommends selection: Still Life by Louise Penny Taste Test Comparison: peanut butter cookies Started a new pair of pants, but…sewing machine is cranky.
7/15/20211 hour, 1 minute, 8 seconds
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That requiresextroversion

Episode 68 June 24, 2021 On the Needles 1:30 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info    Madeline by Kate Poe, Forbidden Fiber Fortitude in Witches and Plucky Primo Fingering in Bashful-- DONE?!   Omg pattern by Megan Williams,  must stash perfect sock self striping in Tangled Lights   Monkeys by Cookie A.,  3IG Culloden Sock in oh what a beautiful morning    Rainbow Wings by Knitting Expat Designs, Hue Loco Merino sock in New Yorker and color riot minis   Splash pad party (NOT a Ravelry link) On the Easel 14:17 Gouache grid—houses! COMPLETE! Animals with Emma Carlisle patreon group Pablo Escobar’s Hippos from Smithsonian documentary On the Table 22:50 5 ingredient chicken pot pie by Jamie Oliver   Jenny Rosenstrach's Weeknight Veggie Burgers | Kitchn   Raspberry and cream roulade   Father’s Day Tomato Tart   Mexican Red Rice Mission-Style Burrito research: this Bon Appetit article, blog from a guy who ate 1000 burritos in SF!, and this video about why homemade burritos are inferior to taqueria burritos. On the Nightstand 37:03 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Alice Collins All Adults Here by Emma Straub (audio) strick family The Long Way Home by Louise Penny (audio) gamache 10 Emerald Blaze by Ilona Andrews Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab kell and Lila Anxious People by Frederik Backman, trans by Neil Smith The Mountains Sing by Nguyên Phan Quê’ Mai Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford The Lager Queen of Minnesota by J. Ryan Stradal The Coincidence of Coconut Cake by Amy Reichert Bingo 1:02:10 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   New skill for bingo-- embroidery Rec by Cort-- Anxious People New project- Madeline socks Cook with family-- chicken pot pie with Boy #2 Read a book by/about a person of color —The Mountains Sing Finish a Project—Gouache grid houses! Making progress towards cooking from a novel, and cooking a local specialty….
7/1/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 37 seconds
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Dramatic Flying Cakes

Episode 67 June 10 2021 On the Needles 1:31 ALL KNITTING LINKS GO TO RAVELRY UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.  Please visit our Instagram page @craftcookreadrepeat for non-Rav photos and info      Omg pattern by Megan Williams,  must stash perfect sock self striping in Tangled Lights   Monkeys by Cookie A.,  3IG Culloden Sock in oh what a beautiful morning    Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient)   Gnot Just Another Gnome by Sarah Schira, yarn love juliet in fable, plucky feet in miss manners, dream in color smooshy in morning dove-- DONE!!   Golden Poppy by Noriko Ho, The Black Squirrel Wesley Merino Sock in June Gloom and Sea Forager -- DONE! And then DONE AGAIN!   Sweet Rose Socks, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock in A Very Blustery Day  -- DONE!!   Beads onto yarn with dental floss video (youtube link)   On the Easel 16:40 Gouache grid—houses! In progress Also, dioramas?! On the Table 23:57 Spring veggies!   How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman Nice thoughts on composing veg meal So many lentils Enchilada beans Amaranth cakes   Shortbread from Mark Bittman’s How to Bake Everything Triple Chocolate Pudding Cookies (mod.: no melted chocolate, but mixed in about 6 chopped oreos). Garlic Butter Chicken with Cauliflower Rice (gluten free!) On the Nightstand 37:08 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny (audio)  It started with a scandal by Julie Anne Long  The dating plan by Sara Desai  Wildfire by Ilona Andrews  Sapphire Flames by Ilona Andrews The Remainder by Alia Trabucco Zerán, trans by Sophie Hughes  The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating by Elizabeth Tova Bailey The Kingdom by Jo Nesbo Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine   99% Invisible Bingo 1:08:23 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry   Book set in foreign place: The Remainder Book by POC: Dating Plan Finish WIP: gnome! Read a book set in a foreign place—The Kingdom (Norway), and The House Between Tides (Scotland/Outer Hebrides). Organize the stash—pantry top to bottom!  
6/17/20211 hour, 12 minutes, 21 seconds
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Rare Scottish Flamingo

Episode 66 May 27 2021 On the Needles 2:32 All On the Needles links go to Ravelry unless otherwise noted.     Omg pattern by Megan Williams,  must stash perfect sock self striping in Tangled Lights   Monkeys by Cookie A.,  3IG Culloden Sock in oh what a beautiful morning    Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient)   Little Etude by Cauoa Coffee, Plucky Knitter Plucky Feet in Old Money, Lisa Souza HardTwist Petite in Elecktra, Space Cadet Yarns in ?? -- DONE!! On to round 5! Also, omg we finished first AGAIN   Golden Poppy by Noriko Ho, The Black Squirrel Wesley Merino Sock in June Gloom and Sea Forager    Gnot Just Another Gnome by Sarah Schira, yarn love juliet in fable, plucky feet in miss manners, dream in color smooshy in morning dove   Splash pad party   On the Easel 17:44 Owl accordion, in my Oil highlights Gouache grid—houses! In progress MapCrunch scenes via Emma Carlisle Patreon On the Table 25:09 Potato-Cheddar Pizza   Chicken pinto bean braise from Simply Julia   Carrot and Chickpea Korma from Simply Julia   Chicken stew with ½ cup chopped oats & balsamic vinegar Burnt Shortbread Chocolate Chip Cherry Bars – I recommend dusting the fresh cherries with a tablespoon or so of flour before mixing in. On the Nightstand 44:02 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny (audio) Gamache # 8 Vanessa Yu’s Magical Paris Tea Shop by Roselle Lim (audio)  On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner (audio) Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren  Four Hundred Souls: A Community HIstory of African America, 1619-2019 by Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain 44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley Bingo 1:10:32 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry  
6/3/20211 hour, 17 minutes, 2 seconds
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The Pony Express Takes a While

Episode 65 May 13 2021   THANK YOU LISTENERS old and new We hope this podcast will continue to be something you put on repeat On the Needles 1:10 All On the Needles links go to Ravelry unless otherwise noted.     Omg pattern by Megan Williams,  must stash perfect sock self striping in Tangled Lights   Golden Poppy by Noriko Ho, The Black Squirrel Wesley Merino Sock in June Gloom and Sea Forager    Beleaf in Yourself by Annette Schleicher, Purple Label Cashmere Sock (MCN) by Tanis Fiber Arts in Julep (2013) and hardtwist petite by Lisa Souza Dyeworks in Elektra (2016)--DONE SM15 really is harder!  Round extended My team finished first!   Go tell the bees shawl by Michele Bernstein, Sincere Sheep Eureka Fingering in Brave Enough (gradient)   Monkeys by Cookie A.,  3IG Culloden Sock in oh what a beautiful morning    Gnot Just Another Gnome by Sarah Schira, yarn love juliet in fable, plucky feet in miss manners, dream in color smooshy in morning dove On the Easel 12:54 ***I’ve got a newsletter/home page!*** Oil Sketches On the Table 27:21 https://www.skinnytaste.com/peruvian-green-sauce/   My produce box: Eating with the Seasons   Rhubarb cake with sumac crumb by Yosey Arefi Simply Julia review 35:14 White pizza style Kale Cauliflower and red cabbage tacos Swedish meatballs Sled dog muffins Fish patties and peas Almond chicken cutlets for Grace Vegan chili Garlic and Sesame noodles with Mushrooms and Broccolini Llubav’s Green Spaghetti Arayes with Yogurt Sauce Green Chili Braised Chicken Thighs with Pinto Beans Zucchini, Green Olive, + Feta Fritter (great with the Arayes) On the Nightstand 58:54 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Strong Poison by Dorothy L. Sayers (audio) Shadow King by Maaza Mengiste A Dangerous Kind of Lady by Mia Vincy  Piranesi by Susanna Clarke The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune Vera by Carol Edgarian His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley   Bingo 1:21:09 Starts friday evening may 28, ends Sept 6 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2021 to instagram or Ravelry  
5/20/20211 hour, 28 minutes, 19 seconds
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100% Great

Episode 64 April 29 2021 On the Needles 2:11 Golden Poppy by Noriko Ho, The Black Squirrel Wesley Merino Sock in June Gloom and Sea Forager    9 inch circs! Omg pattern by Megan Williams,  must stash perfect sock self striping in Tangled Lights   The SF tote bags don’t appear to be available but check out these other cute bags from Black Squirrel   Beleaf in Yourself by Annette Schleicher, Purple Label Cashmere Sock (MCN) by Tanis Fiber Arts in Julep (2013) and hardtwist petite by Lisa Souza Dyeworks in Elektra (2016) On the Easel 18:10 ***I’ve got a newsletter/home page!*** Oil Sketches Gouache grid—California Natives! On the Table 25:47 Passed dishes on Sunday Amaranth a hit; also fonio   Spring pilau from East   Bunny chow battle Big beans, buns and broccoli rabe- royal corona beans, berbere spice blend, ginger, tomatoes, potatoes Bunny chow from East-- black garbanzo, cabbage, chiles, cumin, tumeric, garam masala, snow peas   Lemon Pout Cookies Bean cookbooks Limn & Latitude sneak peek   On the Nightstand 42:00 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   LoveProof by Madeleine Henry To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters   It’s in his kiss by Julia Quinn #7 Strike me down by Mindy Meija (audio)  To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf (audio) A Desolation Called Peace by Martine Arkady Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro The Summer Book by Tove Jansson One Night Two Souls Went Walking by Ellen Cooney The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali Bay Area Book Festival
5/6/20211 hour, 8 minutes, 56 seconds
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I'm Cool Like That

Episode 63 April 15 2021 On the Needles 1:30 All the B's by KnitJoyz, Enchanted Knoll Farm Superwash Sock in Genmaicha -- DONE!   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway Golden Poppy by Noriko Ho, The Black Squirrel Wesley Merino Sock in June Gloom and Sea Forager    On the Easel 12:10 ***I’ve got a newsletter/home page!*** Acrylic & oil painting experiments Reclaiming canvas & wood panels On the Table 22:48 lemon potatoes – smitten kitchen   Ricotta fest: White pizza kale from simply julia Fish cakes from simply julia Espresso chocolate chip cake from snacking cakes   Cookie-Oreo-Brownie thing requested by teens Pizza Beans from Smitten Kitchen Green Pea Risotto from SF Chronicle On the Nightstand 36:06 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey  The Survivors by Jane Harper An Elderly Lady is Up to No Good by Helene Tursten  translated by Marlaine Delargy Trick of the Light by Louise Penny (audio) #7 A Beastly Kind of Earl by Mia Vincy  When He was Wicked by Julia Quinn  Beneath the Keep by Erika Johansen Mean by Myriam Gupna Caste: the Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson Girl Woman Other by Bernardine Evaristo Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson Hurricane Season by Fernanda Melchor I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith  
4/22/20211 hour, 3 minutes, 42 seconds
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Matilda stood on the ramparts

Episode 62   April 2 2021 On the Needles 2:36 UNLESS NOTED, ALL ON THE NEEDLES LINKS ARE RAVELRY LINKS   Ebil Choices by Sabrina Nesslinger, Sanguine Gryphon Skinny Bugga in Blue Emperor Dragonfly (2010)- DONE!! Finished 32/50   Sian (shan) by Elizabeth Doherty, Three Irish Girls Springvale DK in Gatsby and Art Deco (june 2010)-- DONE!!   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway On the SEWING needles: Japanese knot bag, pattern from DoubleSewing on Etsy On the Easel 18:28 Gouache grid update: CHAIRS! Monica’s Sock Madness logo! IG LIVE with @heyhooray Neon-themed Abstract lilies ***I’ve got a newsletter/home page!*** On the Table 24:09 East by Meera Sodha   Some good recipes from The Lost Kitchen by Erin French Graham Cracker Pie Seared Sea Scallops Pommes Anna from One Potato, Two Potato by Roy Finamore and Molly Stevens Jamaican Beef Patties—love the allspice & white vinegar in the dough! On the Nightstand 40:47 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   Queens of the Conquest by Allison Weir A Brutal Telling by Louise Penny (audio) Bury Your Dead by Louise Penny (audio) To Sir Phillip, With Love by Julia Quinn Southland by Nina Revoyr   Alta’s California book club   Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos  
4/8/20211 hour, 4 minutes, 46 seconds
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Smitten with the sloth

Episode 61   March 18, 2021 On the Needles 1:42 UNLESS NOTED, ALL ON THE NEEDLES LINKS ARE RAVELRY LINKS   Sock madness Senbonzakura by NATALIA VASILIEVA, Yarn Love Juliet in Fable-- DONE!!   Sian (shan) by Elizabeth Doherty, Three Irish Girls Springvale DK in Gatsby and Art Deco (june 2010)   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway On the SEWING needles: A quilt/comforter! New foam in the living room chairs. On the Easel 14:24 Sktchy 30 Faces 30 Days class Auction pair of jungle fauna Abstract explorations On the Table 17:40 Mushroom polenta pie it looks like the sun Pi day St patricks day   East review next time Meera Sodha                        on the fly 22:10 Julia Turshen in conversation with Deb Perelman   Oven Roasted Peruvian Chicken Fried Rice Chicken Pot Pi (for Pi Day) from Barefoot Contessa Mac & Cheese with (almost) Buffalo Chicken (needed WAY more hot sauce because I was timid). New cocktail! We’re calling it The Franciscan. I part Orange Curacao, 1 part Gin, splash of ginger allspice simple syrup*, garnish with cara cara orange. *Ginger Allspice Simple Syrup: 1 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon allspice berries, 2-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped. Combine in saucepan & bring to boil. Cook till sugar is melted. Remove from heat & let steep for 30-60 minutes. Strain into a jar, cover & refrigerate. Sheet Pan Suppers review 28:11 Our favorites: Coconut Shrimp w/Spicy Orange Dipping Sauce, Pear & Almond Oven Oatmeal, Pesto Chicken Turnovers, White Chocolate Scones.  On the Nightstand 45:27 We are now a Bookshop.org affiliate!  You can visit our shop to find books we’ve talked about or click on the links below.  The books are supplied by local independent bookstores and a percentage goes to us at no cost to you!   White Hot by Ilona Andrews Spellbreaker by charlie n homberg A Rule Against Murder By Louise Penny(audio) Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade Perestroika in Paris by Jane Smiley Romancing Mr Bridgerton by Julia Quinn Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole Snow by John Banville Beheld by TaraShea Nesbit The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner Asymmetry by Lisa Halliday
3/25/20211 hour, 13 minutes, 12 seconds
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Clocks Socks Fox

Episode 60 March 4, 2021 On the Needles 1:13 UNLESS NOTED, ALL ON THE NEEDLES LINKS ARE RAVELRY LINKS   52 Weeks of Socks by Laine Publishing (not a Ravelry link) Sock Madness   Sian by Elizabeth Doherty, Three Irish Girls Springvale DK in Gatsby and Art Deco (june 2010)   Snap by Tin Can Knits, blu/greens-- DONE!  On the Easel 14:02 Sktchy 30 Faces 30 Days class Mushroom Gouache Grid with @heyhooray Abstract explorations On the Table 21:46 Green sauce (long article, scroll down to get to the recipe)   Miso broccoli and potato casserole with crunchy quinoa   Tres Leches (Milk Cake) Recipe   Sheet Pan Suppers, full review coming soon! Chicken Gyros—repeat crowd pleaser. Milk Bar Cookies, delivered!! Limon Restaurant inspired Peruvian roasted chicken On the Nightstand 37:12 Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny (audio) The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny (audio) A Wicked Kind of Husband by Mia Vincy Across the Green Grass Fields by Seanan McGuire In the Great Green Room by Amy Gary America is not the Heart by Elaine Castillo Tinkers by Paul Harding The Searcher by Tana French We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot  
3/11/20211 hour, 7 minutes, 17 seconds
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Abstract Madness

Episode 59 February 18, 2021 On the Needles 1:10   The Throwover by Andrea Mowry-- madelinetosh vintage in Copper Pink, Danger Will Robinson, Farmhouse White and Nocturne (December 2018) (aug 2018/march 2020)-- DONE!!   Wayward Socks by Cookie A., Alisha Goes Around Richness of Martens Fingering in Genevieve (MCS) Feb 2012  (stopped b/c SM?)-- DONE!   Sock madness   Snap by Tin Can Knits, blues-- DONE! And different blues   Sian by Elizabeth Doherty, Three Irish Girls Springvale DK in Gatsby and Art Deco   Cloudbreak by Melanie Berg (this one is NOT a Ravelry link!)   On the Easel 13:45 Limn + Latitude interviewed a listener. (Thanks Tori!) Chatting about my detour into abstraction. Linden Sweatshirt from Grainline Studio. Ponte pants with Simplicity Pattern 9017. On the Table 27:22 Quinoa! Quinoa and bean salad from Rancho Gordo Vegetarian Chipotle Griddled chicken salad with chorizo & quinoa from Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry (sort of): chipotle, romaine not spinach or arugula, leftover veggie sausage Hazelnut gato with nutella whipped cream from Simple Cake by Odette Williams   Chocolate almond olive oil cake with raspberries Cocoa yogurt cake with berry glaze Yossy Arefi blog   Buffalo Chicken ring with homemade crescent dough. Smitten Kitchen Ultimate Banana Bread. PSA: parchment paper is not waxed paper. On the Nightstand 41:25 Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi, Geoffrey Trousselot (Translator) Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins (audio) Still Life by Louise Penny (audio) The Guest List by Lucy Foley Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews This Time Next Year by Sophie Cousens The Last Equation of Isaac Severy by Nova Jacobs Outlawed by Anna North The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah The Removed by Brandon Hobson The Walking People by Mary Beth Keane This is Happiness by Niall Williams  
2/25/20211 hour, 10 minutes, 16 seconds
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It's my circus

Episode 58                                February 4, 2021 On the Needles 1:41 Newton by Cookie A., Indigodragonfly MerGoat Sock in E Pluribus Nom Nom Nom (out of many jars, one Cookie)-- started july 2013-- DONE!! Wayward Socks by Cookie A., Alisha Goes Around Richness of Martens Fingering in Genevieve (MCS) Feb 2012  Snap by Tin Can Knits, Forbidden Fiber leftovers from white elephant mkal and ???,  also in pinks and greens, also beige/blue/grey-- DONE!! The Throwover by Andrea Mowry-- madelinetosh vintage in Copper Pink, Danger Will Robinson, Farmhouse White and Nocturne  On the Easel 13:47 Limn + Latitude thoughts  100 Day Project: Illustrated Storytelling, check my 100 Day highlight for more snippets. On the Table 24:25 Buckwheat finale Crepes Buckwheat-banana cake from Snacking Cakes by Yossy Arefi Swiss Chard and Quinoa Gratin Black Chana Masala {Black Chickpea Curry}   Citrus on the side   Turkey Stroganoff, adapted from this recipe.  I used ground turkey, and subbed mini gnocchi instead of egg noodles. Raspberry Rye Cookies (sifted out the rasp. seeds!!) from 100 Cookies Mushroom Polenta Pot Pie second attempt! Resurrected Sadie, the sourdough mother. On the Nightstand 39:00 Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey (audio)  Ballad of the Whiskey Robber by  Julian Rubenstein (audio) Beauty of humanity movement by Camilla Gibb (audio)  The Mountains Sing by Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai   The Viscount Who Loved Me and An Offer from a Gentleman by Julia Quinn How to Catch a Queen by Alyssa Cole Anxious People by Fredrick Backman Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah The Patron Saint of Pregnant Girls by Ursula Hegi Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi How to be an Artist by Jerry Saltz  
2/11/20211 hour, 5 minutes, 32 seconds
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The KGB stole my homework

Episode 57 January 22, 2021 On the Needles 2:40 White elephant mkal by Afifa, Forbidden Fiber Fortitude in all the colors-- DONE!!   Hearthstone pullover by Ysolda Teague, Neighborhood Fiber Co DK in Fair Fight--DONE!!   Newton by Cookie A., Indigodragonfly MerGoat Sock in E Pluribus Nom Nom Nom (out of many jars, one Cookie)-- started july 2013   Snap by Tin Can Knits, Forbidden Fiber leftovers from white elephant mkal and ??? On the Easel 16:59 Dry media experiments Drawing on location Limn + Latitude thoughts  On the Table 26:28 Buckwheat! Kasha with mushrooms (how to cook everything by Mark Bittman) Kasha kalifyor from Short Stack Cauliflower Buckwheat crepes (how to cook everything by Mark Bittman)   veggie/gf salisbury steak Yarn harlot to rabbit & wolves to Cookie & Kate   Parmesan herb turkey burgers into meatballs   Olive Oil Sugar Cookies with Blood Orange glaze   Raspberry Almond Buttermilk Scones (with oats). Pickled Beets with other great pickling ideas from Crowded Kitchen Mushroom Polenta “Pot Pie” in parts, from SF Chronicle Brownie Cookies from 100 Cookies Goose Feet Cookies (Russian) And the fancy liquid smoke search result I got while on-air! On the Nightstand 51:54 On the horizon: books in translation   Over the Woodward Wall by A. Deborah Baker The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley The Bride Test by Helen Hoang Butter Honey pig bread by Francesca Ekwuyasi Optimist’s Daughter by Eudora Welty Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir The Illness Lesson by Clare Beams Tin Man by Sarah Winman Red at the Bone by Jaqueline Woodson Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi Lights All Night Long by Lydia Fitzpatrick The Girls Guide to Hunting & Fishing by Melissa Bank Breath by James Nestor
1/28/20211 hour, 19 minutes, 6 seconds
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The Hottie Prince

Episode 56 January  7 2021 On the Needles 2:11 17,379 yards in 40 projects   ADVENTure Gnome by Sarah Schira, yarn from the Loopy Ewe Christmas kit-- DONE!   More gnomes! Gnome pun intended and Nice to Gnome you by Sarah Schira-- DONE!   An Accidental Cowl 2: Worsted and Chunky by Julie Mellor, Yarn Love Charlotte Bronte Aran in Foliage --DONE!!   Continuous by Kelly White, Knit Picks City Tweed HW in Brocade--DONE!   White elephant mkal by Afifa, Forbidden Fiber Fortitude in all the colors On the Easel 11:26 2021 Calendars SOLD OUT! Limn + Latitude, eager to finish Japan and work towards Russia. exploring dry media & possible 100 Day Project. working on Make Nine grid. https://oaktownspiceshop.com/collections/tonic-kits   On the Table 17:27   half/double corn pudding No cheese for potato gratin   Artichoke Sauce  from Dinner: A Love Story Cauliflower bake from Amy Chaplin (ok, not exactly it, but same idea) garlic butter roasted mushrooms  Smitten Kitchen   homemade irish cream Smitten Kitchen   Folamis BBQ tofu from NYTimes   Ground turkey Enchiladas with black beans, cabbage, and Red enchilada sauce. Meghan's Cookies: Brown Butter + Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies Jam Thumbprints Recommending: Eastern Standard Provisions for pretzels! On the Nightstand 35:06 The City we became by N.K. Jemisin   Empire of Gold by S.A. Chakraborty (audio) Goodnight Beautiful by Aimee Malloy (audio) sam & annie Ask Again Yes by Mary Beth Keane (audio)   Frankenstein by Mary Shelley Wild Winter Swan by Gregory maguire Laura Midnight Library by Matt Haig TW Nora Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust   Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams alexis and noah Duchess War by Courtney Milan Minerva and Robert   Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by VE Schwab Deadly Education by Naomi Novik  The Searcher by Tana French Cal Eat a Peach by David Chang   The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins The Impossible Girl by Lydia Kang City of Thieves by David Benioff The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell Little Weirds by Jenny Slate On the Horizon 59:55 Knit goals:   WIP under control Charity gifts Easel goals:   more Limn + Latitude, more dry media experiments   Table goals:  Explore grains simplify let Limn + Latitude shape the table sometimes. Try other markets! Like New Europa Russian Market. Make mustard   Nightstand goals:  More thoughtful? Reading challenge -- bloom? adventuresofaspoonlesszebra?   Good pace, and more Limn + latitude books.  
1/14/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 33 seconds
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Crushingly Good

Episode 55 December 10, 2020 On the Needles 3:05 Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes, The Sanguine Gryphon Eidos in A letter concerning toleration--DONE!   Maize mitts by Tin Can Knits, Olann Donegal DK in temptress--DONE!   Cloudstrike cowl by Kino Knits, Punta Yarns Merisoft Aran in HP72--DONE!   Atlantica by Audrey Borrego (pom pom #34)  biches & buches petit lambswool in light grey and dark violet blue, Three Irish Girls kells sport in Canyon   ADVENTure Gnome by Sarah Schira, yarn from the Loopy Ewe Christmas kit   White elephant mkal by Afifa, Forbidden Fiber Fortitude in all the colors   On the Easel 17:28 Birds in December with @Blueshineart 2021 Calendar project! See my IG highlight Advent Book in a Traveler’s Notebook On the Table 24:34 cranberry pie with thick pecan crumble from Smitten Kitchen Pan banging Snickerdoodles from 100 Cookies   Turkey-Lentil Chili Recipe   Roasted Red Kuri Squash with Tahini Greens & Almonds from Heartbeet Kitchen   Roasted parsnips with onion sauce from Vegetable Kingdom Creamy grits with tomato gravy and sunchoke puree from Vegetable Kingdom Breaded Chicken Assembly line (I used mustard in the egg wash, parmesan in the flour layer, and extra parsley, panko and Italian breadcrumbs for the crust). Pyrex casualty, and this excellent warning from Cook’s Illustrated On the Nightstand 39:33 American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson Or What You Will by Jo Walton Kingdom of Copper by S. A. Chakraborty (audio) Empire of gold by S. A. Chakraborty (audio) Shadow & Bone by Leigh Bardugo The City we became by N.K. Jemisin The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi Burn the Place, a memoir by Iliana Regan The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Kean (narrated by Molly Pope!!)
12/17/20201 hour, 2 minutes, 38 seconds
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Shenanigans from start to finish

Episode 54 November 27 2020 On the Needles 1:46 Color Love Shawl by Veera Välimäki in Malabrigo Arroyo, Madeline Tosh Oeste, and Jo Sharp Pond #44. Next up: Boho Style Mosaic Cardigan by Irene Lin   Celtic Cardigan by Asita Krebs, Blue Brick Killarney Sock in electric avenue (sweater set)-- DONE!!   Simple baby hats in Yarn Loving Lady DK in Grandma’s Christmas Candy-- DONE!! (mostly)   Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes, The Sanguine Gryphon Eidos in A letter concerning toleration   Atlantica by Audrey Borrego (pom pom #34)  biches & buches petit lambswool in light grey and dark violet blue   On the Easel 17:31 Gouachevember, with prompts from @heyhooraydesign. 2021 Calendar project! On the Table 22:51 sweet potatoes with pecans and goat cheese   easy vegan gravy Vegan Gluten-Free Stuffing with Mushrooms and Pears   Turkey-Lentil Chili from Allrecipes.com Salmon with Kalamata & Parsley butter On the Nightstand 38:27 The Unlikely Escape of Uriah Heep by HJ Parry (Charley and Rob) Language of Secrets by Ausma Zhenat Khan (audio) (esa and rachel) Just Us by Claudia Rakine Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir Beauty and the Mustache by Penny Reid (Ashley and Drew) You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria (jasmine & ashton) Majesty by Katharine McGee (beatrice, samantha, jefferson Secrets and Lies by Selena Montgomery (Katelyn & Sebastian) People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks The Red Lotus by Chris Bohjalian The Invisible Life of Addie La Rue by V.E. Schwab Under the Tree 1:05:57   Craft-related:  Scarf cuff https://birdieparker.com/ Kits-- lady dye yarns Market baskets, if in SF, try Papenhausen Hardware or Glen Canyon Market. Seed packets, bulbs: try Floret or Hudson Valley Seed Co. Pencil sets from CW Pencil Enterprise or Carbon Crusader for custom pencils. Fancy detergent for handmades from Tangent GC available on Eileen Fisher. Kunst + Papier sketchbooks. Embroidery kits by Sarah K. Benning. Table-related: Rancho Gordo Beans Omnivore Book Club Diaspora Spice Co. Litchfield Distillery Maple Syrup Cutting boards like these or these Swedish dishcloths Book-related: iphone book case iphone fav book case   https://libro.fm/gift/?cmp=mmd18   https://modernmrsdarcy.com/bookmark-round-up/ Book tote like this one or this Bibliophile one! Book journal/planner Check out the new releases from Omnivore Books. And Chronicle Books. Chronicle has a Moby Dick pop-up book! https://www.chroniclebooks.com/collections/fiction/products/moby-dick  
12/3/20201 hour, 21 minutes, 50 seconds
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The 80s are historical fiction

Episode 53 November 14, 2020 On the Needles 1:24 Color Love Shawl by Veera Välimäki in Malabrigo Arroyo, Madeline Tosh Oeste, and Jo Sharp Pond #44.   Celtic Cardigan by Asita Krebs, Blue Brick Killarney Sock in electric avenue (sweater set)   Barley hat by tincanknits, cascade 220 in primavera -- DONE!   On the Easel 10:05 Cardigan in test wool jersey. Pattern from 1978! Gouachevember, with prompts from @heyhooraydesign. 2021 Calendar project instead of a chapbook. On the Table 19:55 tangy braised chickpeas Brisket like Carrots tomato paste portobello vinegar Acorn squash and broccoli rabe salad from Dinner Changing the Game Pecans cranberries ricotta salata Sour cream and Apple Bundt Cake though my glaze was maple syrup flavored Creamy Garlic Chicken from Salt & Lavender Chicken Pot Pie with Parsley Biscuits from Ina Garten 100 Cookies review  Peanut Butter Cookies with Choc chips—awesome and HUGE. Pan-banged Snickerdoodles—made slightly smaller, and still enormous. Blondies—very buttery, like Toffee Bars.  Crowd-pleaser. Oatmeal Cookies without raisins—slightly too big, a bit sweet. Add more oats next time. Lemon Oat Bars—fabulous, and add more lemon next time. Neapolitan/Cosmopolitan Cookies—try with regular cocoa next time.  No dye needed (Monica says, yes dye needed :) Palmiers—used store-bought.  Slice thinner next time.   Sables—simple & excellent. S’mores Cookies without marshmallow—love the graham crumb! Brown Sugar Cookies—simple flavor.   Banana poppy seed-- great banana flavor, simple cookie   Pumpkin cheesecake-- tasty but not solid enough   Peanut butter-- non-panbanging, delicious   Smoked butterscotch-- grown-up treat   Espresso caramel blondies-- so so good   Rocky road cookies-- giant and amazing   On the Nightstand 50:49   Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell  Long way down by Jason Reynolds Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Tower of Nero by Rick Riordan Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab Afterlife by Julia Alverez Black Sun  by Rebecca Roanhorse What Should be Wild by Julia Fine The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa   The Bookmakers
11/19/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 58 seconds
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Steeped and Wonderful

Episode 52 October 29 2020 On the Needles 1:43 West Wing, season 1, episode 9.  Color Love Shawl by Veera Välimäki in Malabrigo Arroyo, Madeline Tosh Oeste, and Jo Sharp Pond #44 Celtic Cardigan by Asita Krebs, Blue Brick Killarney Sock in electric avenue (sweater set)   Atlantica by Audrey Borrego (pom pom #34)  biches & buches petit lambswool in light grey and dark violet blue   Barley hat by tincanknits, cascade 220 in primavera     On the Easel 18:47 Fern Top by Pattern Scout, finished! Sewing journal, printable sewing planner inserts.   Prepping for Gouachevember, and looking forward to prompts from @heyhooray. Sketching for my 2020 Holiday Chapbook. I’ll share progress in my stories & make a highlight. Indian Embroidery: Talismans with Shahnaz Khan via Tatter. On the Table 32:50 lemon ricotta pasta   A taste of autumn with shredded tofu   Fennel, white beans and potato soup from RG veg kitchen   Wiener Schnitzel from Mad Hungry Cauliflower with Pancetta, Olives & Parm—add herbs!! And pre-render the pancetta. On the Nightstand 42:14 Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr  (audio)  Island of a Thousand Mirrors by Nyomi Munaweera   Ruin of Kings by Jenn Lyons    Lost and Found Bookshop by Susan Wiggs Mr. Penumbra’s 24 hour bookstore by Robin Sloan(audio) Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman What Should be Wild by Julia Fine
11/5/20201 hour, 11 minutes, 50 seconds
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Swoopy Business

Episode 51 October 15 2020   Special thanks to Kelly C. for her guest appearance while I was AGAIN with family.   On the Needles 1:45 Color Love Shawl by Veera Välimäki in Malabrigo Arroyo, Madeline Tosh Oeste, and Jo Sharp Pond #44. Fern Top by Pattern Scout, muslin thus far. The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice--DONE!!   Rikke hat by Sarah Young, Forbidden Fiber Pride DK (sparkles) in WW1984--DONE!!   Hatdana by Denise Bayron, Three Irish Girls Felicity in Cherry Ginger Ale -- DONE!!   Sunnyside cardigan by Tanis Lavallee, Travelling Rhinos superwash sock in Deep Sea-- knitting done   Celtic Cardigan by Asita Krebs, Blue Brick Killarney Sock in electric avenue (sweater set) On the Easel 22:07 Color Love Shawl by Veera Välimäki in Malabrigo Arroyo, Madeline Tosh Oeste, and Jo Sharp Pond #44. Fern Top by Pattern Scout, muslin thus far. On the Table 26:50  vegetarian stuffed acorn squash   Pasta with salami and mint (Melissa Clark's Kitchen)   Tofu spaetzle and Marmalade meatballs from melissa clark dinner changing the game   Instant pot baked beans    Banana Poppy Seed cookies  from 100 cookies by Sarah Kieffer (Bake-a-long in progress!)   DIY Oktoberfest here Pork Schnitzel with Mustard Cream Sauce Braised Purple Cabbage with Apples Mentioned the Bonne Maman Advent Calendar   On the Nightstand 38:21 Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory (audio) Vita Nostra by Marina Dyachenko, Sergey Dyachenko, Julia Meitov Hersey (Translator) Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles When One is Looking by Alyssa Cole How Much of these Hills is Gold by C Pam Zhang (audio) Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney American Royals by Katharine McGee The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi On Reflection 56:28   25 hats 8 socks/2 slippers 6 cowls/shawls 5 me sweaters/2 baby 3 gnomes Dissent cardigan Used lots of my Stitches yarn   Cortney’s grid project Rainbow trout and headphones for podcast illustration favs   Toffee bars! Beans! Instant pot! Whipped coffee Strawberry summer cake Microwave popcorn   109 books read Mirror and the light by Hillary Mantel   In the past year, I have painted approx. 215 illustrations, paintings, etc.  I’ve attempted about 100 new recipes.  And I’ve read about 55 books. My favorite of Monica’s knitting: Tewhenua Shawl, Dissent Cardi process, Brickyard Sweater, and my Murnong hat. I liked the podcast illustration of the Sourdough Mother in a Weck jar, and all the things I painted for last year’s Gouachevember. My family’s favorite recipe from the past year: Chicken Gyros, Toffee Bars. And I’m happy to have attempted Empanadas and potstickers from scratch! My two favorite books from the past year include: Life of Pi by Yann Martel and The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. Thanks for listening!
10/22/20201 hour, 14 minutes, 46 seconds
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I've gone Goldilocks

Episode 50 October 2 2020 On the Needles 1:39 Toe up socks,OMG heel by Megan Williams Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Self Striping in Hook (summer concert tour)-- DONE!   Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??-- DONE!!   Rikke hat by Sarah Young, Forbidden Fiber Pride DK (sparkles) in WW1984   The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice On the Easel OMG! Nothing! Sorry back to work and not crafting at all! On the Table 12:44 Sizzling Beef Bulgogi Tacos | Smitten Kitchen Everyday Pork Schnitzel | Milk Street Tuesday Nights Cacio e Pepe | Milk Street Tuesday Nights   Turkey burgers from Milk Street Tuesday Nights   Eat your books   Cookbook roulette: kale and sausage saute   Asian Grilled Salmon Recipe | Ina Garten   Black beans: with avocado & spinach from Start Simple, then tacos   Toffee bars On the Nightstand 27:22 Dutch House by Ann Patchet City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson (audio)  House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune  Renia’s Diary (library is open! Actual book!) by Renia Spiegel Mind & Matter by John Urschel and Louisa Thomas Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwith (Claire) A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine  Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue  
10/7/202055 minutes, 3 seconds
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I have manifested this book stack

Episode 49 Sept 17 2020 Special thanks to Kelly C. for her guest appearance while I was with family.  On the Needles 4:09 Abington Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland Donegal DK in Temptress-- DONE!   Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, KnitCircus Opulence in badger tracks stripes-- DONE!   The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice   Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??   Toe up socks, Must Stash Yarns Perfect Sock Self Striping in Hook (summer concert tour)   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway On the Easel 13:29 Limn + Latitude : Japan!  Connecticut sketchbook On the Table 18:23 Foodstyling 101  with Pineapple Collaborative    Beans! Garbanzo beans in the Instant Potbroccoli chickpea & avocado pita sandwiches White beans on stoveTomato, wild rice and bean salad (rancho gordo salad) shrimp/white bean tacos   Strawberry cake from Smitten Kitchen-- didnt use almond flour https://tasty.co/recipe/macarons Broma Bakery for rabbit hole of macarons and other baked goods Mississippi mud pie this is not exactly what my friend makes, but pretty darn close Toffee poke cake   Apple fritters from Iambaker.net Claryssa’s Zucchini Bread with Walnuts Morgann’s Stuffed Mushroom Caps: Bulk sausage, cheddar, fresh parsley, garlic powder, onion powder. Press into mushroom caps, and bake at 350F for 25 minutes. This version looks great for vegetarians!   On the Nightstand 41:15 Tall History of Sugar by Curdella Forbes  The Dutch House by Ann Patchett (audio) Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev  If I had your Face by Frances Cha Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (audio) Turning Darkness into Light by Marie Brennan Life of Pi by Yann Martel Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy The War of Art by Steven Pressfield, mentioned & currently reading Devotion, a memoir by Dani Shapiro, mentioned & currently reading Bingo 1:01:45 Vacation cooking: apple fritters Vacation sketching: CT sketchbook Did not achieve a BINGO blackout—missed the “Kitchen Dance Party”
9/24/20201 hour, 4 minutes, 4 seconds
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I've never # anything before

Episode 48 September 4, 2020 On the Needles 2:28 Lambtown classes Textile Traditions of Peru - Abby Franquemont Dyeing with Lichens- Judith MacKenzie   July Hat by Courtney Kelley, cascade 220 in silver grey-- DONE!   The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice   Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??   Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, KnitCircus Opulence in badger tracks stripes   Abington Hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Olann Hand Dyed in Ireland Donegal DK in Temptress On the Worktable 15:52 Macrame plant holders Wall hanging Crochet top On the Table 23:51 Food styling class with Pineapple Collaborative & Elle Symone Scott   Salmon salad from DInner: a Love Story   Disney World Recipes You MUST Try -- Dole Whip   Squash sandwiches from Vegetable Kingdom-- made broccoli-dill spread, pickled peppers   Instant pot sweet potato tortilla soup from Pinch of Yum   More beans!-- sheet pan nachos   Eating with the Seasons   https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/spanish-green-beans   Julia Child & Jacque Pepin green beans   chopped salad with feta, lime and mint from Smitten Kitchen   NYT Carrot Tart with Ricotta and Feta   The Bob’s Burgers Burger Book by Loren Bouchard and the Writers of Bob’s Burgers On the Nightstand 42:00 Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer Darwin Affair by Tim Mason Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey The Heir Affair by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan  Dear Girls by Ali Wong   The Tattoo Artist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi I Know Why a Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou In Her Studio Spaces and Stories of Creative Women Volume 2 Issue 4 inherstudiomagazine.com Bingo We have a winner!  Listen to the episode to find out if it’s you!
9/10/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 52 seconds
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You can't contain this joy

Episode 47 August 20, 2020 On the Needles 2:25 Downpour Socks by Susie White, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential Gripes in What’s New Pussycat? (yarn Aug 2016, started sept 2017)-- DONE!!   Nice to Gnome You by Sarah Schira, leftover Lady Dye Yarns in Study in Pink & Grey, 3IG Adorn in Bayside-- DONE!!   The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice   Te Whēnua by Francoise Danoy (aroha knits), Lady Dye Yarns Superwash fingering in ??   Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, KnitCircus Opulence in badger tracks stripes   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway On the Easel 12:23 Limn + Latitude : Japan! Gouache zine, in progress. I think I’m titling it “Squash Paint.” On the Table 20:47   Bean odyssey   Start Simple by Lukas Volger Beans and greens soup Silken tofu and tomatoes Pineapple-sriracha tofu Black bean tostada with greens Omelette with tahini, pickled onions   Panda Express copycat Beef Broccoli Sour Cream Coffee Cake On the Nightstand 40:50 Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (aug 8) Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall (aug 9) Luc & Oliver  Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins Lovely War by Julie Berry His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (audio) The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean Untamed by Glennon Doyle Bingo 1:02:47 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry   New technique: cocoa stencil Display something I made: son’s commission. Restaurant recipe: Beef Broccoli New Technique: baking soda as meat tenderizer Cold recipe: Iced Matcha Latte  
8/27/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 47 seconds
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I won the bean competition

Episode 46 August 6 2020 On the Needles 5:03 Criterion Cowl by Casapinka, Lady Dye Yarns (Big Minis): Color A: Mrs. Hudson (lt. pink), Color B: Moriarty (grey), Color C: Irene Adler (hot pink)-- DONE!!   Sunnyside by Tanis Lavallee, Three Irish Girls Springvale Sock in Freya-- DONE!   The Sharon Show by Casapinka, A Hundred Ravens Iachos in Bad Wolf (pink), Forbidden Fiber Co. Superstition in Wedding Dress, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Deep Blue Sea, Yarntini Sock in Ginger Ice   Downpour Socks by Susie White, Lollipop Yarn Quintessential Gripes in What’s New Pussycat? (yarn Aug 2016, started sept 2017)   Nice to Gnome You by Sarah Schira, leftover Lady Dye Yarns in Study in Pink & Grey, Three Irish Girls Adorn in Bayside   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway On the Easel 16:11 My kid made a bed! We found the pattern at Ana-White.com Limn + Latitude : Japan!  Make Art Where You Are by Courtney Cerruti via CreativeBug.com Illustrated Journaling: 14 Days of Prompts by Dylan Mierzwinski on Skillshare.com Gouache zine, in progress. I think I’m titling it “Squash Paint.” On the Table 27:26 Mexican coffee ice cream pie   toffee bars (yes again!)   Rancho Gordo Beans   Plum Crisp (too tart!) from MSL. Apple Crisp (too sweet!) from The Chunky Chef. Maple Salmon from allrecipes.com Vegetable Kingdom Cookbook Review (34:10)  I purchased from Omnivore here in SF. Playlist on spotify Dry yardlong beans Carmelized leek & mushroom toast Dill-pickled fennel Sweet potato po’boys Dirty Cauliflower Chickpea, fennel & potatoes Haricots verts & mushroom stew Oven-roasted zucchini with collard-peanut pesto Broccoli & dill sandwich spread Still to make: warm beluga lentils, all the charred scallions, charred cauliflower with tahini sauce, big beans & broccoli rabe sandwich, scallion-teff biscuits with mushroom gravy On the Nightstand 53:38 Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi Breaking Dawn by Stephanie Meyer Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia The Beauty in Breaking by Michele Harper Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi The 57 Bus by Dashka Slater The Guest List by Lucy Foley Bingo 1:11:13 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry   Vacation reading: party of two to Hawaii Three recipes from same book: Vegetable Kingdom   Into the Mail: family-friend Quilt, and hand-painted grad card. 3+ recipes from the same cookbook: Vegetable Kindgom AND Atsuko’s Japanese Kitchen. Farmer’s market: too tart plum crisp  
8/13/20201 hour, 16 minutes, 21 seconds
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Thank goodness for shenanigans

Episode 45 July 23 2020 On the Needles 2:29 Bay area fiber fair   4 Day KAL Soundtrack Pullover by Marie Greene, Neighborhood Fiber Co.: studio DK in Ward Circle (blue) and Broadway Market (grey)-- DONE!!   EmPower People cowl by Casapinka, Mouse House Fiber Co Storr in moxie-- DONE!   Criterion Cowl by Casapinka, Lady Dye Yarns (Big Minis): Color A: Mrs. Hudson (lt. pink), Color B: Moriarty (grey), Color C: Irene Adler (hot pink)   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway JAPANESE YARN Hamanaka  Check out their Bonny fluorescents! Ito.  Incredible color palette. Avril. I’m enthralled with the fuwa fuwa tail yarn. Habu Textiles. Lots of plant fiber yarns. Noro Yarn. Has super-colorful yarn & on-line magazine. Daruma. Wide variety, and I loved the Genmou line. On the Easel 15:41 Limn + Latitude : Japan!  Nearly finished with my 100 Day Project. Ordered patterns from Hotpatterns.com Making a Gouache Zine. And a Creativity Deck. On the Table 25:51 Boys: Easy Pan Steaks By Ayesha Curry Camembert Pasta from Jamie Oliver Grilled Cheese from Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert and Tomato Soup from How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman   French onion frittata (here is an omelet version, I dont think it’s the one I originally was inspired by, but it’s close)   Toffee Bars, take 2. This is the perfect reproduction; we just mix in choc chips, no nuts. Easy! Spaghetti Carbonara Plum compote is in the works! On the Nightstand 40:28 Party of Two by Jasmine Guillory Olivia & Max Two Janes by Louisa Luna New Moon and Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas  Starr The Deep by Rivers Solomon Glass Hotel  by Emily St. John Mandel The Water Dancer by Ta’Nehisi Coates Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia Bingo 1:02:53 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry   Double batch   Finished a work-in-progress: family-friend Quilt! Wrote a gratitude list. Read The Water Dancer on Monica’s recommendation.
7/30/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 18 seconds
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Compellingly Weird

Episode 44 July 10 2020 On the Needles 2:37 Patterns still link to Ravelry so please be careful!   Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)-- DONE!!   Criterion Cowl by Casapinka, Lady Dye Yarns (Big Minis): Color A: Mrs. Hudson (lt. pink), Color B: Moriarty (grey), Color C: Irene Adler (hot pink)   Bautista by Celia McAdam Cahill, YakLux by Invictus Yarns 2020 NoCKRs colorway 4 Day KAL! Soundtrack Pullover by Marie Greene, Neighborhood Fiber Co.: studio DK in Ward Circle (blue) and Broadway Market (grey)   On the Easel 12:56 Limn + Latitude is coming back, and I’m headed* to…Japan!  (*not really, just in spirit, art, literature, & cuisine). New website in process. On the Table 20:44 Upcoming: cooking from Vegetable Kingdom by Bryant Terry Boys   Curry biryani from Jamie’s Food Revolution by Jamie Oliver   Beef & broccoli from How to Cook without a Book by Pam Anderson Sausage carbonara from 5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver Chorizo quesadillas from The Dinner Plan by Brennan & Campion   Wingaersheek lunch for the 4th of July   Strawberry ice cream from How to Cook Everything Toffee Bars, take 1 & take 2. Take 2 is the perfect reproduction; we just mix in choc chips, no nuts. Easy! Pork Gyozas from Just one cookbook.com Falafel fail. (Note to self: LISTEN when everyone tells you to start with dried beans). Pickled red onions on everything. HIGHLY recommend: local salsa! By Joy & Kelly. The most delicious, flavorful slurry of goodness On the Nightstand 42:14 My Antonia by Willa Cather Notes from a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi, Joshua David Stein The River by Peter Heller The Immortals of Tehran by Ali Araghi Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki The Memory Police by Yoko Ogama My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley Bingo 1:07:16 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry   Monica Heirloom: Wingaersheek 4th lunch Farmers market: kohlrabi   Cortney Heirloom recipe with Toffee Bar success! Book Set in a Foreign Place (several) New-to-me Periodical/Magazines: Kokeshi Trends, Tokyo Weekender, Breathe, Stanger’s Guide, Traveler’s Times. New project: Appa on canvas for my kid
7/16/20201 hour, 17 minutes, 10 seconds
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Where's your risotto section?

Episode 43   June 25 2020 On the Needles 2:45 Note: my pattern links go to Ravelry.  I’ve switched back to Classic View but not sure that will hold on your device.  Please be careful if you are having problems with the new format!   Everyday Lined Hat by Denise Bayron, cascade 220 in blaze -- DONE!    All the baby hats   4 Day KAL (this is not a Rav link)   Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)   On the Easel 16:32 #100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things  paused for anti-racism awareness. The Good Ship Illustration class Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. June is “produce” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. Skillshare class Illustration Practice: Lettering & Florals with Adobe Fresco by Dylan M. Limn + Latitude is coming back, and I’m headed* to…Japan!  (*not really, just in spirit, art, literature, & cuisine). On the Table 24:36   Kale mushroom tacos from Now & Again by Julia Turshen (this recipe is not the one I made but I thought about making)   Zucchini rice gratin from Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone by Deborah Madison   Father day feast from Now & Again by Julia Turshen   Boys switched methods! Dec: crackin’ good burger Dash: sesame chicken   Chicken Parmesan and cherry pie   Pizzas made at home on the pizza stone. Mitchell’s Ice Cream Rice bowls with Crispy Tofu from Cookie + Kate, 9-minute eggs, roasted vegetables. Queen of Monrovia hamburger, anyone? On the Nightstand 42:15 Bring Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore  Henna Artist by Alka Joshi New Waves by Kevin Nguyen I’d Give Anything by Marisa de los Santos Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett Japanese Ghost Stories by Lafcadio Hearn Wind Up Bird Chronicles by Haruki Murakami Bingo 1:01:23 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry  
7/1/20201 hour, 5 minutes, 32 seconds
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Peace, Love and Chewing Gum

Episode 42  June 11 2020 Black Lives Matter On the Needles 2:40 June hat by Meghan Kelly, cascade 220 in blue and white-- DONE!   Lounging Top | Sport by Joji Locatelli, Destination Yarn Trinket in Great Barrier Reef-- DONE :(   September Hat by Caroline Dick, cascade 220 in Jet-- DONE!   Everyday Lined Hat by Denise Bayron, cascade 220 in blaze  On the Easel 12:13 #100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things  paused for anti-racism awareness. The Good Ship Illustration class Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. June is “produce” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. Two awesome finds: Smithsonian Black Artists online archives. The Art Assignment with Sarah Urist Green, featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant On the Table 18:30   Roasted (Broccoli) salad from Dinner Changing the Game chickpeas tahini dressing spinach/sprouts   Boys cook Shrimp scampi from Mad Hungry Fried catfish from AllRecipes tacos Pizza Artichoke pizza   Potato pancakes, with leftover mashed potatoes. Very soft texture. Chicken Verde Enchiladas Pizzas made at home on the pizza stone. Chicken gyros with tzatziki sauce served with warm flatbread—WINNER! On the Nightstand 29:58 The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates The Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Beach Read by Emily Henry Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg Bingo 48:47 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry #diversespinesreadingchallenge has a GREAT booklist
6/17/202056 minutes, 4 seconds
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It's like gremlins around here

Episode 41 May 28 2020 On the Needles 1:32 Continuous by Kelly White, Favor Aran by Sincere Sheep -- talk about the book: I Knit San Francisco -- DONE!   Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)   June hat by Meghan Kelly, cascade 220 in blue and white   Lounging Top | Sport by Joji Locatelli, Destination Yarn Trinket in Great Barrier Reef   On the Easel 11:37 100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things The Good Ship Illustration class Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. May is “gems” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. Re-evaluating art goals from January.  On the Table 22:19 Tartine chocolate buckwheat cookies (this one seems close)   https://smittenkitchen.com/2016/05/confetti-cookies/ You have one then you just need 5 more   Banana cake with cream cheese frosting   Vegetarian Tortilla Soup   Cauliflower & Coconut curry   Sourdough from a friend!   Sourdough chocolate chip cookies--slightly too cakey for me.    Next time, I'm trying this version…   Cherry Galette On the Nightstand 42:35 Ghost bride streaming on netflix   Two lives of lydia bird by Josie Silver Oona out of order by Margarita Montimore The Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna Book of Longing by Sue Monk Kidd Drawn In by Julia Rothman You are an Artist by Sarah Urist Green Bingo 1:04:24 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7 Need to post a photo of completed Bingo with #CCRRsummerbingo2020 to instagram or Ravelry  
6/3/20201 hour, 13 minutes, 40 seconds
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When life gives you lemon curd, make macarons

Episode 40 May 13 2020 On the Needles 1:23 Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher , White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Roamin’ Gnomial-- DONE!   Continuous by Kelly White, Favor Aran by Sincere Sheep -- talk about the book: I Knit San Francisco    Rainbow Birthday Cake by Yarn Blossom Boutique-- DONE! On the Easel 8:31 #100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things The Good Ship Illustration class Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. May is “gems” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. Also, thinking about collage and this awesome book about Mary Delany by Molly Peacock. On the Table 12:51 Almond gato from Simple Cake   E-cookbooks for charity Stay In, Cook Out -- Tartines salted chocolate buckwheat cookies, super duper burgers pickles Family Meal: Recipes from our community-- Smitten Kitchen, Ina Garten, Eric Ripert   Almond gato from Simple Cake   Turkey meatballs from Small Victories,  cauliflower slaw from SK   Lemon Curd from Luscious Lemon Desserts. Lemon Macarons and Oreo Macarons from Broma Bakery. And Monica thinks I may need this accessory… On the Nightstand 29:13 The Mirror and the Light by Hilary Mantel Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss Shadow of the wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Lucia Graves (Translator)  Unwomanly face of war by Svetlana Alexievich Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore My Ántonia by Willa Cather The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich On the fly 47:30 Online dance class Bingo 49:50 Starts friday evening may 22, ends Sept 7
5/21/202055 minutes, 12 seconds
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What happened to April?

Episode 39 May 3 2020 On the Needles 1:57 Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout-- DONE!   Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green)-- DONE!   Stay in Line by String Revolution,  Must Stash Yarn & Fiber Perfect Sock Self Striping in Cascarones, Camp KAL-- DONE!   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher , White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Roamin’ Gnomial   Continuous by Kelly White, Sincere Sheep Favor On the Easel 13:30 Drafting to crafting table Leather earrings On the Table 20:31 Scrap garden   Whipped coffee update   Rosa's Mud Cake Simple Cake by Odette Williams Vanilla cake with chocolate crumble Milk & honey cake with Mascarpone Easy Creamy Icing   Miso butter from The Dinner Plan   Things in bowls: GINGER SWEET POTATO COCONUT MILK STEW WITH LENTILS & KALE Spiced Chickpea Stew With Coconut and Turmeric Recipe Tortilla soup Cream of broccoli soup Spicy white bean stew with broccoli rabe   Pizza beans   burrata with lentils and basil vinaigrette from Smitten Kitchen On the Nightstand 39:32 Hand on the Wall by Maureen Johnson (audio) Broken Harbor by Tana French Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey  (audio) The Mirror and the Light by Hillary Mantel In Five Years by Rebecca Serle Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips Witch Elm by Tana French The River by Peter Heller The Book Woman from Troublesome Creek Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes Where Green Meets Blue by Corinne Beenfield On the Fly 58:56 Change dinner seats @marlowethemaltipoo Bike every street in SF
5/7/20201 hour, 3 minutes, 54 seconds
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Prize for most complex pandemic dessert

Episode 38 April 16 2020 On the Needles 2:17 Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres-- DONE! Stashbusting Helix Hats for Feb & March donations, cascade 220 superwash-- DONE! Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green) Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)   On the Easel 12:17 Limn + latitude—still on Australia. Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making.. April is “leaves” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. #100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things On the Table 18:53 Floating Islands recipe strawberry summer cake How to Make Whipped Coffee Cheesy spicy black bean bake (extra with baked potato) Liège waffles with pearl sugar “new” chocolate chippers from Gimme Some Oven Laura’s shortbread recipe & technique (from cooks illustrated 2009). LOVING Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat on Netflix. Link to trailer! Creamy Sausage, Spinach & rice from The Girl who ate everything. Adam’s biscuits (these are gf, oil-free, grain-free, and to me flavor-free).  Adam’s Peanut butter Flax seed Cookies On the Nightstand 41:42 The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan Becoming by Michele Obama (audio) Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole Feed by Mira Grant The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter Things in Jars by Jess Kidd National Geographic from 2013 On the Fly 1:01:38 Andrew lloyd weber online Theme dinners Hello Clove Seth Avett’s solo IG show. Jimmy Fallon The Tonight Show, Home edition especially check out this version of Sting’s Don’t Stand So Close to Me with classroom instruments. Some Good News  
4/23/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 1 second
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Prize for most complex pandemic dessert

Episode 38 April 16 2020 On the Needles 2:17 Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres-- DONE! Stashbusting Helix Hats for Feb & March donations, cascade 220 superwash-- DONE! Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green) Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)   On the Easel 12:17 Limn + latitude—still on Australia. Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making.. April is “leaves” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. #100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things On the Table 18:53 Floating Islands recipe strawberry summer cake How to Make Whipped Coffee Cheesy spicy black bean bake (extra with baked potato) Liège waffles with pearl sugar “new” chocolate chippers from Gimme Some Oven Laura’s shortbread recipe & technique (from cooks illustrated 2009). LOVING Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat on Netflix. Link to trailer! Creamy Sausage, Spinach & rice from The Girl who ate everything. Adam’s biscuits (these are gf, oil-free, grain-free, and to me flavor-free).  Adam’s Peanut butter Flax seed Cookies On the Nightstand 41:42 The Bloodprint by Ausma Zehanat Khan Becoming by Michele Obama (audio) Duke by Default by Alyssa Cole Prince on Paper by Alyssa Cole Feed by Mira Grant The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan The Emperor’s Children by Claire Messud Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter Things in Jars by Jess Kidd National Geographic from 2013 On the Fly 1:01:38 Andrew lloyd weber online Theme dinners Hello Clove Seth Avett’s solo IG show. Jimmy Fallon The Tonight Show, Home edition especially check out this version of Sting’s Don’t Stand So Close to Me with classroom instruments. Some Good News  
4/23/20201 hour, 9 minutes, 1 second
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Chock full of personality

Episode 37 April 8 2020 On the Needles 1:17 Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: bring on the pumpkin spice-- DONE!   Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres   Nimue by Rachel Coopey, the usual from numma numma in Ned’s Rainbow Trout   Dragon Rider Cowl by Afifa, pandemic survival kit from Forbidden Fiber Co, Fortitude in 20g skeins of Pandemic (red),  Keep Calm & Get a Bidet (aqua), Wash Your Hands (blue),  Quarantine (teal), Flatten the Curve (bright green), Social Distancing (light green) On the Easel 9:04 Face masks!  I used an accordion-type pattern.   Limn + latitude—made an array for Adelaide, South Australia. Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme complete. April is “leaves” with Daria. We’re calling it Gouache Grid. #100DayProject is 100 Joyful Things On the Table 15:34 Milk street free online classes! Thru april 30   Peach & Almond Alaska to molten chocolate cakes thekitchn.com   Indian Butter Tofu NYT   mississippi Roast NYT   Pretzels and Cinnamon Babka from How to Bake Everything by Mark Bittman Oatmeal Chocolate Chippers from Nancy Baggett’s Cookie Book. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Scones with buttermilk On the Nightstand 26:24 The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson (audio) Faithful Place by Tana French Nearly Normal Family by M. T. Edvardsson Ribbons of Scarlet: A Novel of the French Revolution's Women by Kate Quinn, Stephanie Dray, Laura Kamoie, Sophie Perinot, Heather Webb, and E. Knight  Akin by Emma Donoghue—saving for later. Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving The Plover by Brian Doyle On the fly 37:23 Cal academy of sciences webcam Monterey Bay Aquarium webcam Glacier park webcam Yellowstone webcam Monterey Bay Aquarium jellyfish & otter cams   History Chicks  Rex Factor HP and the Sacred Text Potterless Hot & bothered: Twilight in quarantine Crime Junkies https://crimejunkiepodcast.com/ My Favorite Murder podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed https://soundcloud.com/theanthropocenereviewed Tiles from NYT  https://www.nytimes.com/puzzles/tiles?referringSource=articleShare
4/9/202049 minutes, 44 seconds
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That was how I won your heart

Episode 36 March 19, 2020 On the Needles 2:12 Brickyard by Elizabeth Doherty, Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Co in Sanctuary City -- REALLY DONE!   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: bring on the pumpkin spice   Weekender by Andrea Mowry, Basic Stella in Streetcar Named Desire and Savvy Stella in Oil Slick from Hello Stella Fibres On the Easel 9:50 Limn + latitude—at a standstill,  given the pandemic. Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme this month with Daria. Contemplating #100DayProject… On the Table 12:20 Vegetarian Quiche Lorraine with a Hash Brown Crust Soda bread from The Best Recipe shamrock cookies from The Betty Crocker Cooky Book Banana butterscotch cream pie Banana cake from The Cake Doctor Cooks Gluten Free Spiced shrimp soup from 5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver green okonomiyaki Blueberry Cream Cookies from Momofuku Milk Bar Dijon Chicken from Smitten Kitchen Irish Soda bread with Whiskey-soaked raisins Corned Beef Braised Red Cabbage On the Nightstand 25:21 Library online services! Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson (audio) The Tyrant’s Tomb by Rick Riordan The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich A Nearly Normal Family by M.T. Edvardsson A Guide to the Birds of East Africa by Nicholas Drayson Long Bright River by Liz Moore  
3/25/202045 minutes, 33 seconds
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The multiverse makes me laugh every time

Episode 35 March 10, 2020 On the Needles 1:01 Stitches West recap Lady Dye yarns Among Friends Slubby yarn Sincere Sheep murnong hat, Sincere Sheep Eureka DK in Hothor’s Gem and Girl on the Rocks SW BFL sock in Munchkin -- DONE!! Gnome is where you hang your hat by Sara Schira--DONE!! Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway -- DONE!! Brickyard by Elizabeth Doherty, Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Co in Sanctuary City -- DONEish Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)   On the Easel 17:37 Limn + latitude--Working on depictions of Australia. Working on watercolor grid pad from Case for Making. “Cup” theme this month with Daria. Contemplating #100DayProject… On the Table 25:16 Tres Leches Cake from The Cake Doctor Bakes Gluten-Free Tomato Soup with Chickpeas and Moroccan Spices and Spicy Lamb Meatballs from Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore by Anna Thomas Best Instant Pot Chocolate Cake Food52 Yogurt biscuits from How to Cook Everything by Mark Bittman Asparagus Frittata with cheddar New ricciarelli recipe (double the recipe—you’re welcome). Nima—gluten sensor! One-pan Mexican chicken and Rice from Alex Snodgrass’ The Defined Dish. I added black beans & cheddar. On the Nightstand 39:32 11-22-63 by Stephen King (audio) The Secret Chapter (The Invisible Library series) by Genevieve Cogman Half Spent was the Night by Ami McKay Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams   Long Petal in the Sea by Isabel Allende   The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan (audio)  The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré Carpenteria by Alexis Wright The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargraves Giveaway! 57:51
3/12/20201 hour, 1 minute, 41 seconds
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The Clock Starts Ticking Now

Episode 34 February 20, 2020 On the Needles 1:29 Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway   Gnome is where you hang your hat by Sara Schira   Brickyard by Elizabeth Doherty, Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Co in Sanctuary City   Leatherworking class at Workshop SF On the Easel 16:30 Limn + latitude—call for surveys.  Hoodie drawing for survey participants will happen on March 5, 2020.  Get your surveys in before then if you want a chance to win! Working on depictions of Australia. Made fierce Valentine’s, and received a sketchbook! On the Table 25:59 chickpea and kale shakshuka   Bittersweet Brownie Shortbread Recipe   Tofu lettuce wraps from Dinner Plan by kathy brennan and jane campion More IP risotto, doubling recipe lesson, baked beans   More turkey burgers from Tuesday Nights/Milk Street cookbook. Slow cooker butter chicken from The Modern Proper  Chocolate Pavlova from Nigella Lawson On the Nightstand 42:18 Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn The secret place by tana french (audio) The Likeness by Tana French 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (audio) Come Tumbling Down by Seanan McGuire 11-22-63 by Stephen King (audio) The Secret Chapter (invisible libary) by Genevieve Cogman The Last Widow/The Kept Woman both by Karin Slaughter, both read by Kathleen Early. Ellie and the Harp Maker by Hazel Prior The Secret River by Kate Grenville
2/27/20201 hour, 12 minutes, 8 seconds
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Everything you need to pep you up!

Episode 33 February 6 2020 On the Needles 2:18 Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway Qiviut scarf, Qiviut by Nunavut Qiviut in Raspberry colorway Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace) Stitches West is coming! wool from Australia: Say! Little Hen and their Darling Dots Beanie Australian Yarn Co. featuring brands—Patons, Cleackheaton, Panda, Shepherd, & Heirloom Millpost Merino and their Murnong Beanie pattern Black Wattle Alpaca Yarn & Fibre and their Banksia and Tyranny colorways! On the Easel 13:06 Limn + latitude—call for surveys. I made 16 illustrations for the Netherlands! Switching gears to Australia. On the Table 17:17 IP beef stroganoff and mac & cheese Creamy Tomato & Gnocchi Soup cook with manali Roasted Squash and Tofu smitten kitchen Empanadas (finally!) from The Modern Proper with cream cheese dough from the Handheld Pies cookbook. Served with Bitchin’ Sauce. Enchiladas from Gimmesomeoven.com On the Nightstand 29:49 Tuesday mooney talks to ghosts by Kate Racculia The Testaments by Margaret Atwood This is how you lose the time war by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone The Witches are Coming by Lindy West Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn The Secret Place by Tana French (audio) The Godmother by Hannelore Cayre The Kept Woman by Karen Slaughter Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips Giveaway! 55:16
2/13/202057 minutes, 37 seconds
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Not at all rash inducing

Episode 32 January 22, 2020 On the Needles 2:42 103 hat by Jennifer Lassonde, Yarn Loving Lady Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted in American Robin   Vanilla is the New Black by Anneh Fletcher, white birch fiber arts 80/20 sock: Hellbent Feminist She-Devil colorway   Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace)   Qiviut shawl, fir cone lace pattern from up, down,all-around stitch dictionary by Wendy Bernard   Scheepjes yarn (yarn from the Netherlands) Stephen and Penelopes in Amsterdam (beautiful-looking yarn shop) On the Easel 9:58 Limn + latitude—call for surveys. Still working on the Netherlands. Made a list of strategies for when I fumble. On the Table 15:51 Dry Rubbed Cauliflower Steaks with Kale Pesto and Browned Butter Breadcrumbs   Instant pot risotto   Lamb stew from Delish.  My guys LOVED it, but I’m not into lamb.    Gevulde Koeken  Dutch shortbread with almond filling Milk Street Tuesday Nights from Christopher Kimball On the Nightstand 44:21 Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender The Guinevere Deception by Kiersten White The Wedding Party by Jasmine Guillory The Other Windsor Girl by Georgie Blalock The Mother-in-Law by Sally Hepworth (audio) Sword of Kings by Bernard Cornwell The Guardians by John Grisham The Dutch Maiden by Marente de Moor Midnight Blue by Simone van der Vlugt Giveaway! 1:04:21  
1/30/20201 hour, 7 minutes, 54 seconds
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Full Circle Crazy

Episode 31 January 9 2020 On the Needles 2:52 Stitches West  stash and burn Apricot Yarn & Supply    Rye light by tincanknits, the yarns of rhichard devrieze peppino (fingering)  in peppermint barque -- DONE! Mine (slippers) by Faye Kennington for me and for my mom Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Tweeds in Grey Marble and three Irish girls galeanas chunky in saoirse-- DONE! Stashbusting helix hat by jessica rose, madtosh graphite, 3IG roslea organic in Irises, cascade-- DONE! Gnome pun intended by sara schira -- DONE! Monster truck hat by Bridget Pupillo-- DONE! Full spectrum hat by Andrea rangel. Gauge dyeworks daybreak-- DONE! Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace) On the Easel 12:40 Chapbook, out the door. Pantry Art Project hosted by @patrice_sketches Limn + latitude—call for surveys. Three Fish Studios helps Australia   On the Table 22:23 Christmas eve lobster Birthday dinner   Instant pot: pumpkin black bean chili from the Wimpy Vegetarian   Christmas recap. Family lasagna. Dutch Stamppot for Limn + latitude project. Dutch White Chocolate-Stuffed Chocolate Cookies from Love & Olive oil On the Nightstand 33:47 Royal Holiday not Royal Christmas (apologies to Jasmine Guillory) In the Woods by Tana French Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo The Trespasser by Tana French (audio) The witch elm by Tana french The ten thousand doors of January by Alix E. Harrow The Starless Sea by Erin morgenstern Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell The Book of Proper Names by Amelie Nothomb  The Secret Diary of Hendrick Groen by Hendrick Groen Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett The Paper Garden by Molly Peacock (about Mary Delany) The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris On the Horizon 55:51 Knit goals: Charity knitting Use stash leftovers Ravelry group!   Easel goals:   Limn + latitude   Table goals:  Instant pot 2 recipes from each new country. Continued focus on healthy, low-sodium, nutrient-dense food.   Nightstand goals:  Modern mrs darcy reading challenge a book or 2 from Limn + latitude. One new artist book per month, at least! Giveaway! 1:12:27
1/16/20201 hour, 15 minutes, 33 seconds
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Kitchen Chemistry Mystery

Episode 30 December 12 2019   Thanks to the Knitmore Girls On the Needles 1:21 Rye light by tincanknits, the yarns of rhichard devrieze peppino (fingering)  in peppermint barque Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace) Tiger hat by Cherie Marie Leck, madtosh DK in Graphite,Yarn Loving Lady Hand Dyed Superwash Merino Worsted in American Robin Brimmish by Sarah Schira, madtosh DK in Graphite, three irish girls Roslea Organic in Irises, brim pattern: little hourglass rib Mine (slippers) by Faye Kennington, Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Tweeds in Grey Marble Indie design gift-a-long   On the Easel 10:48 Chapbook, embracing the p a c e. Birds in December for warming up. School music/art booklet collaboration, chock full of student art. 2020 project launch!  Reach out if you’re interested in lending your voice. Scissors: Fiskars for utility purposes.  Kai for specialty work.  Label them! Clean them! Use tin snips/wire cutter for cutting metal zippers. Olfa rotary cutter On the Table 24:30 Cheesy rotisserie chicken enchilada skillet from Cook 90 Ground lamb & butternut squash from  Twenty dollar/Twenty Minute meals by Caroline Wright Veg Tray Bake from Veg by Jamie Oliver (dried porcinis, butternut, carrots, red onion, red pepper, olives, garlic, chianti, tomatoes, cannellini, feta, arugula) Cookie day: gf m&ms Braised cider lentils from Tuesday Nights by Christopher Kimball On the Nightstand 37:18 Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin Harry: A History by Melissa Anelli Royal Holiday by Jasmine Guillory The Proposal by Jasmine Guillory  In the Woods by Tana French Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in the Strange World by Elif Shafak Confessions of Frannie Langston by Sara Collins On the Road 53:46 Purl Soho CW Pencil Enterprise Wicked! Now, for the fooooood: Arancini Pudding cookies (testing recipes NOW) Almond cream cheese horn Tzatziki dip Liege Wafel  (hoping to test-drive this one Christmas morning!)
12/19/20191 hour, 4 minutes, 50 seconds
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Ensuing Shenanigans

Episode 29 November 29 2019 On the Needles 2:13 Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant -- knitting done! Steeking done! Buttons on!  First Impressions shawl by Brenda Castiel. Serendipidye kings mountain sock in Camille-- DONE! Castiel by Woolly Wormhead in Yarn is my favorite by Lemonade-- DONE! Compassionknit Wee envelope by Ysolda Teague, lion brand mani-pedi in the boot colorway.  -- DONE! Rye light by tincanknits, the yarns of rhichard devrieze peppino (fingering)  in peppermint barque Elton cardigan by Joji Locatelli, waverly neighborhood fiber co rustic fingering & loft (mohair & silk lace) Zemy advent scarf in sock madness group On the Easel 15:13 Chapbook, in the production stage Gouachevember with @heyhooraydesign, @patricia.nordeen, & @nullsie 2020 project launch!  Stay tuned! On the Table 26:14 Brussels sprouts salad smitten kitchen Crushed sour cream potatoes NYT Crustless pumpkin pie NYT Thanksgiving cranberries and wowie cake chocolate chip cookies with almond flour--fail or no? deviled egg snafu Haricots vert with dill instead of almonds Broccoli, spinach, goat cheese, & pine-nut phyllo pies  (the broccoli is my own addition). DIY Vanilla extract—I’ve read that the beans must be completely submerged in the vodka to avoid mold growth.  Chemistry in progress; stay tuned! On the Nightstand 40:43 City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty Bookish Life of Nina Hill by Abbi Waxman The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (audio) Wicked and the Wallflower by Sarah MacLean Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin The Dutch House by Ann Packer Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon Under the Tree 57:52 Yarn club: Gauge dyeworks Katrinkles stuff-- buttons, bracelets, ornaments, stitch markers Namaste bags Pom pom Quarterly Laine Leather brush rolls, pencil cases, and this superb thing for fountain pens. Sketchbooks! I keep these mini ones in my purse. I use these Hahnemuhle ones for travel. And I love the cover of these Japanese ones called Standard Issue. Enamel pins for ________ aficionados. Here’s one awesome etsy shop.   Williams sonoma star wars collection-- instapot, han solo roaster, Porg pie bird, toasters https://www.eater.com/cookbooks/2019/11/11/20949230/best-cookbooks-for-beginner-cooks-gift-ideas-useful-practical POPCORN!  My favorite silicon microwave popper is on sale right now! (not an ad nor affiliate; I just like it). Le Creuset.  I’m partial to Marine blue… Book club from local store https://thenovelneighbor.com/product/book-subscription/ Books about books: https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/1719?rto=x_gr_e_nl_general&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=nov202019&utm_content=bookendgiftguid&ref_=pe_3097180_443703020 Podcast subscription/patreon Marriage-saving book light Handmade book marks (listen for description) Minibook necklace and these sweet ones with a charm!
12/4/20191 hour, 13 minutes, 39 seconds
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Go Be Awesome

Episode 28 November 14, 2019 On the Needles 0:49 Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant -- knitting done! Steeking done! First Impressions shawl by Brenda Castiel. Serendipidye kings mountain sock in Camille Rye light by tincanknits, the yarns of rhichard devrieze peppino (fingering)  in peppermint barque Wound yarn for Elton Cardigan by joji locatelli.  Neighborhood fiber co in waverly All the holiday knitting On the Easel 11:10 Chapbook, in the figuring-things-out stage Gouachevember with @heyhooraydesign, @patricia.nordeen, & @nullsie Field trip to Berkeley to Stonemountain & Daughter On the Table 19:59 Fondue disasters Vinegar chicken Board meeting burrito (aka The Chimichanga) Potato pancakes  Coffee cake for gouachevember!! Recipe from King Arthur Flour  Chicken & Dumplings (too dense) White bean & Chicken Chili with lentils  (linked recipe is similar; I didn’t have corn, and added lentils). Spaghetti Carbonara with truffle sauce! Morning Glory Oatmeal from Meghan Gordon’s Whole Grain Mornings POPCORN!  My favorite silicon microwave popper is on sale right now! (not an ad nor affiliate; I just like it). On the Nightstand 36:32 Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse Maybe in another life by Taylor Jenkins Reid The calculating Stars by Mary Robinette Kowal The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory The Witch’s Daughter by Paula Braxton  (audio) City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty Secrets of the Lighthouse by Santa Montefiore Washington Black by Esi Edugyan The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes The Dublin Murders
11/21/20191 hour, 1 minute, 17 seconds
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So many wonderful things you can do with mayonnaise

Episode 27 October 30, 2019 On the Needles 2:53 Choose your own path cowl by Cori Eichelberger, The Mouse House Fiber Co Storr in Cay, Lagoon and Moxie -- DONE!!   Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant -- knitting done!   First Impressions shawl by Brenda Castiel. Serendipidye kings mountain sock in Camille   Rye light by tincanknits, the yarns of rhichard devrieze peppino (fingering)  in peppermint barque On the Easel 12:11 Chapbook, in the early writing & illustrating stages Gouachevember with @heyhooraydesign, @patricia.nordeen, & @nullsie On the Table 21:09 Quick & familiar Faux cubanos from The Dinner Plan by Kathy Brennan & Jane Campion Meatball marsala from Smitten Kitchen Every Day chicken/couscous/broccoli   Family: New Vegetarian Comfort Food to Nourish Every Day by Hetty McKinnon Waldorf-esque Kale salad with roasted grapes, burrata and candied pecans Roast Potatoes & lentils, capers & lemon-parsley pistou Sweet & sour cauliflower   Chocolate Snacking Loaf from Everyday is Saturday by Sarah Copeland   Hunt & Gather   Chocolate Mousse Pie with nut crust Sweet Potato and Avocado bites Iced pumpkin Cookies (don’t skimp on icing, says my 15 yr old) Alison Roman Vinegar Chicken in NYT On the Nightstand 44:27 Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Recursion by Blake Crouch Burning Chambers by Kate Mosse Parasite by Mira Grant (Seanan McGuire) These Granite Islands by Sarah Stonich Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz The World that We Knew by Alice Hoffman
11/7/20191 hour, 1 minute, 56 seconds
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Chicken-ful!

Episode 26 October 17, 2019 On the Needles 1:23 Umbilical cord hat/ simple baby cap 1, yarn love amy march dark kale and desert vista dyeworks dk ketchikan -- DONE!! And DONE!   Simple Baby Cap by Susan B. Anderson, desert vista dyeworks dk mint cocoa quilt (red, mint green, tan, cocoa)-- DONE! And DONE!   Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant   Rye light by tincanknits, the yarns of rhichard devrieze peppino (fingering)  in peppermint barque   First Impressions shawl by Brenda Castiel. Serendipidye kings mountain sock in Camille   On the Road:  Lambtown Kira k designs Fibershed Wool & Fine Fiber Symposium   Gemma Tank Pattern by Made by Rae   On the Easel 21:55 Chapbook, in the early writing & illustrating stages Painting African butterflies On the Table 24:05 Jamie Oliver 5 ingredients: harissa squash salad (avocado, greens, cheese), garlic sprouts (pomegranate, cottage cheese), ginger beef Polenta baked beans- The Wimpy Vegetarian/ Naturally Ella Chicken Marsala with gnocchi from skinnytaste Gluten-free pumpkin snickerdoodles (I used Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 GF Baking Flour) Salted Peanut Butter cookies from Smitten Kitchen (best if slightly under-baked) Alison Roman chicken in NYT, and if you’re a NYT subscriber, sign up for Sam Sifton’s newsletter at the bottom of the main Cooking page! On the Nightstand 34:46 Tidelands byPhillippa Gregory Rotherweird by Andrew Caldecott Lethal White by Robert Galbraith Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole Department of Speculation by Erika Swyer Watermark by Vanitha Sankaran A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier Joyful by Ingrid Fetell Lee Maggie Brown & Others by Peter Orner   On Reflection 49:19 Fav knitting  25 projects, 5 sweaters, 7 hats, 2 pairs socks, 5 shawls, 4 cowls, 2 baby sweaters Alaska cowls Monica’s Skull & Bones sweater, especially those CUFFS. (feb 8, 2019) In progress Dissent Cardigan Fav easel Chapbook 2018 Underwear 100 Chromatics, 100-Day project, especially the purple & orange series Episode 17 art-Jeju tangerines. Fav food Smitten Kitchen Every Day Turkey chimichangas Herbed Quinoa Salad from episode 8 Mini key lime pies from episode 19 Ricciarelli cookies from episode 21 Fav book The River by Peter Heller Cormoran Strike Series by Robert Galbraith Podcasts: What Should I Read Next?,  Harry Potter & the sacred text, Hot & Bothered The Overstory by Richard Powers (episode 10) Dear Mrs. Bird (audio version) by AJ Pearce (episode 9)
10/23/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 59 seconds
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Squirrel!

Episode 25 October 3, 2019 On the Needles 1:23 Hometown Comfort MKAL by Michelle Stead, Destination Yarn Passport -- DONE!   Dandelion cowl by Monica Farragher, dandelion yarns in cranberry juice-- DONE!   Choose Your Own Path Cowl by Cori Eichlberger   Basic baby hat by Susan B. Anderson, desert vista dyeworks dk mint cocoa quilt (red, mint green, tan, cocoa)   First Impressions shawl by Brenda Castiel. Serendipidye kings mountain sock in Camille   Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)   Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant On the Easel 17:25 Chapbook, in the early writing & illustrating stages On the Table 23:10   Salted Peanut Butter Cookies from Smitten Kitchen   5 Ingredients by Jamie Oliver-- creamy mustard chicken, cherry chard rice, chicken pot pie   White Bean + Chicken Chili from Delish Cornbread Muffins from The Bread Bible Smashed & roasted creamer potatoes Slow-cooker Beef Tacos from Skinnytaste Lentil Stew from Skinnytaste (I used black lentils, but I recommend red or green.  And I swapped kale for spinach). Green Foods Ceremonial Matcha   On the Nightstand 38:13 The Group by Mary McCarthy Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith Tidelands byPhillippa Gregory The Night Child by Anna Quinn The Witch’s Daughter by Paula Brackston The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein  
10/9/201956 minutes, 4 seconds
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All Kinds of Color

Episode 24 Sept 25, 2019 On the Needles 1:49 Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Nasty Woman-- DONE!   Hometown Comfort MKAL by Michelle Stead, Destination Yarn Passport   First Impressions shawl by Brenda Castiel. Serendipidye kings mountain sock in Camille   Pigskin Party, downcellar studio podcast   Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)   Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant   On the Easel 11:54 Ultimate Autumn Prompts Chapbook, in the early stages Inktober—official site & prompts.   Attempting to design & print my own silkscreened apparel labels…stay tuned.   On the Table 18:38   Jamie Oliver 5 Ingredients Enchiladas with mole from scratch. Latin Yellow Rice from Skinnytaste SF/Marin Food Bank, and our host restaurant this year: Rooh On the Nightstand 28:28 Hollow Kingdom by Kira Jane Buxton Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Summer Country by Lauren Willig The Secret History of the Pink Carnation by Lauren Willig The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith The Group by Mary McCarthy Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert The Suspect by Fiona Barton This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger   SF Public Library Big Book Sale Locals, keep an eye out for next year’s date!   On the Road 45:54   2 yarn stores Retrosaria Rosa Pomar Lopo xavier   Bertrand Books-- oldest bookstore in the world   Livraria Lello   Porto tonic Ginjinha   Pasteis de nata confeitaria nacional Fábrica da Nata Pasteis de Belem Manteigaria Zarzuela (gf) Com Cuore (gf)   Sr Fado dinner
9/29/20191 hour, 1 minute, 8 seconds
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This is kind of dangerous

Episode 23 September 5, 2019 On the Needles 1:21 Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Nasty Woman Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010) Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant Hometown Comfort MKAL by Michelle Stead, Destination Yarn Passport On the Easel 10:53 Safari-themed baby shower featuring handpainted envelopes. Oil studies Inspired by: Alicia Paulson knitting, and Ali Edwards December Daily project. On the Table 15:58 Ricciarelli cookies Arizmendi Bakery Almond cake from Flourless by Nicole Spiridakis Sausage kale crouton saute from Smitten Kitchen Every Day caprese/miso-glazed eggplant (From Short Stacks Eggplant)/garlic marinated broccoli di cicio Black bean and sweet potato tacos from wimpy veg DALS veggiebook! Cooking from 3 cookbooks this week:  Skinnytaste: Fast and Slow by Gina Homolka Good for You by Dana Jacobi Eating in the Middle by Andie Mitchell  (more on this book next episode!) Slowcooker Blueberry Slump (I added apples) from Skinnytaste Steak, Pepper, & Onion Salad with my own dressing from Good for You by Dana Jacobi Balsamic-Braised Red Cabbage with Apples by Dana Jacobi Those tried & true chicken meatballs from Smitten Kitchen Al’s Smoked Salmon, straight from the horse’s mouth: “The recipe is simple. Brine: Half cup of hot water, fill with salt until you get ¾ cup. 4 tbsp each ground pepper and garlic powder.  Brine for 4 hours minimum. I put a little brown sugar on before smoking. Baste a couple times with maple syrup. 4 hours of smoke (with apple or cherry—no mesquite) or until internal temp reaches 140-150°F.   There is a website called amazingribs which is a nerdy smoker website mostly about gear, but they have posted a bunch of great smoking recipes.” Thanks Al! On the Nightstand 30:35 There there one city one book Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi , trans by Marilyn Booth Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu Light from Other Stars by Erika Swyer Pride, Prejudice & Other Flavors by Sonali Dev Time’s Covert by Deborah Harkness The Reckless Oath We Made by Bryn Greenwood The Wake by Paul Kingsworth Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck (trans. Susan Bernofsky) The Grown-up’s Guide to Teenage Humans by Josh Shipp Bingo! 48:20 Winner! Listen to see if you won!  Then contact us on Instagram or email  
9/11/201950 minutes, 59 seconds
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Hot Footed

Episode 22 August 22, 2019 National Day Calendar On the Needles 3:07 Flax Lite by Tin Can Knits in whiskey in a teacup Gauge Dyeworks-- DONE! Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos -- DONE!   Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Nasty Woman   Porthole Cowl by Knitting Expat Designs, Three Irish Girls Yarn: Adorn Sock in Maple Vanilla mini set (2009), Westerly Sea Sock in Ocean Gradient (merino/sea cell- natural seaweed fiber, 2010)   Dissent Cardigan by Andrea Rangel, Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in Velvet Underground, Spincycle Yarns Dream State in Verba Volant On the Easel 17:16 Botanically inaccurate possible series?? https://www.instagram.com/p/B1NEBAlAPF-/ Vision board (Hope to share on IG soon). Painting my dining room. On the Table 23:56 Produce box: eating with the seasons   Summer corn risotto black pepper tofu and eggplant, watermelon & cucumber salad from Keepers Gravenstein apple crisp Salads, and my go-to salad dressing. Watermelon granita Date-nut bread—an heirloom recipe attempt!   On the Nightstand 42:05 Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu There There by Tommy Orange Girls Night Out by Liz Fenton & Lisa Steinke The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo Song of a Captive Bird by Jasmin Darznik            Based on Iranian poet Forugh Farrokhzad The River by Peter Heller Whiskey & Ribbons by Leesa Cross-Smith The German Cookbook by Mimi Sheraton Bingo 57:05 To enter you must post a picture of your bingo card with a completed row on instagram with #CCRRSummerBingo2019.  If we are not following you (or you are not sure), tag us as well. Last date for entries is September 2, 2019. Pictures of your completed squares are not required but we’d love to see them!  
8/28/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 23 seconds
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Griddle in the Middle

Episode 21 August 8, 2019 On the Needles 1:22 Flax Lite by Tin Can Knits in whiskey in a teacup Gauge Dyeworks   Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos   Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Nasty Woman   On the Easel 7:00 Finished the 100 day project while in Italy!  Finished a pen & ink drawing for a client.  https://www.instagram.com/cortneysf/?hl=en Now it’s time to work on the Christmas card! Last year’s card is highlighted in my IG stories. Italian paint brushes. And more Italian paint brushes   On the Table 14:53 Kelly’s corn succotash. Ok, it’s really from Smitten Kitchen Everyday.  With bbq chicken/tofu Zucchini quesadillas from smittenkitchen   Roasted cauliflower & tomato with pasta & pesto to rice bowl with curry sauce and mushrooms & zucchini, from Cook 90 by David Tamarkin   Produce box: eating with the seasons   Ricciarelli cookies! Gluten free & delightful.  This recipe made far fewer than advertised, but was otherwise perfect.  http://www.bamco.com/blog/ricciarelli/   Warm Cauliflower Salad with Worcestershire sauce dressing from Flow Magazine by Yvette van Boven. She’s got a new cookbook releasing in October 2019. On the Nightstand 29:52 Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston Sorcerer to the Crown and The True Queen by Zen Cho The Dark Forest and Death’s End by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu There There by Tommy Orange Books to TV: The Rook by Daniel O’Malley on Starz Circe by Madeline Miller coming to HBO Cold Mountain by Charles Frasier The Outsider by Stephen King Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Call Me Zebra by Azareen van der Vliet Oloomi Bingo 46:30 To enter you must post a picture of your bingo card with a completed row on instagram with #CCRRSummerBingo2019.  If we are not following you (or you are not sure), tag us as well. Last date for entries is September 2, 2019. Pictures of your completed squares are not required but we’d love to see them!  
8/13/201950 minutes, 35 seconds
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That's what it's all about

Episode 20 July 29, 2019 On the Needles 1:44 Foxtrot Cardigan by Marie Greene -- DONE! Madelinetosh Farm Twist in Tart Yarniacs Colors of fall KAL   Michele by Sarah Punderson, Desert Vista Dyeworks dk in ketchikan -- DONE!   Flax Lite by Tin Can Knits in whiskey in a teacup Gauge Dyeworks   Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos   Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder, White Birch Fiber Arts 80/20 sock in Nasty Woman   On the Easel 7:32 (In the Garden) Succulent pots   Early Rubens at the Legion of Honor On the Table 12:41 Foreign Cinema  Madras Curry Fried Chicken Smitten Kitchen Every Day Romesco Chickpea and Smashed Egg Bowl Charred Corn Succotash with Lime and Crispy Shallots   Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone Cauliflower gratin Peanut sauce Dinner a Love Story Salmon salad  kale/mushroom tacos   On the Nightstand 24:29 A Different Kind of Daughter by Maria Toorpakai The Red Rose Crew by Daniel J. Boyne Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron Lunch in Paris by Elizabeth Bard The Girl with 7 Names by Hyeonseo Lee (Audio Jimmy Neurosis by James Oseland (Audio) City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert Big Sky by Kate Atkinson Duke and I by Julia Quinn She would be king by Wayétu Moore The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston   Hot & Bothered, the romance novel podcast What should I read next? podcast History Chicks podcast On the Road 44:23 Beads by the Bay Morro Bay  Coalesce Book Store Morro Bay Malibu Farm Pier Cafe on Malibu Pier Beads Beads in Orange Venteux vineyards in Templeton, Ca California Coast Beer Company, Paso Robles   Skagway Aurora Yarns Olivia’s Ketchikan  Fabulous Fiber Arts Alaska Crepe Co. Victoria Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse NHS Royal BC Museum Bingo 1:08:16 To enter you must post a picture of your bingo card with a completed row on instagram with #CCRRSummerBingo2019.  If we are not following you (or you are not sure), tag us as well. Last date for entries is September 2, 2019. Pictures of your completed squares are not required but we’d love to see them!  
8/1/20190
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Whole level of decadence

Episode 19 July 9, 2019 On the Needles 1:10 Riley rose hat by Jennifer Lassonde Stashbusting Helix hat by Jessica Rose, Desert Vista Dyeworks DK in Hubbard Glacier , Cascade superwash in silver grey, Plucky Knitter Primo DK in poppycock   Flax Lite by Tin Can Knits in Gauge Dyeworks whiskey in a teacup   Michele by Sarah Punderson, Desert Vista Dyeworks DK in ketchikan   Foxtrot Cardigan by Marie Greene  Madelinetosh Farm Twist in Tart   Knitting jewelry from danny ries On the Easel 10:06 #100DayProject.  I’m wrapping up #100Chromatics Commissions for El Capitan and a personal house; I hope to share soon! Still self-drafting an art pouch.  I REALLY hope to share soon! On the Table 15:59 Hot spaghetti & cold tomatoes: this recipe is rather different but a similar idea to ours Nathan’s ribs-- delicious!   Scandikitchen: the Essence of Hygge by Brontë Aurell   Braised Chicken with potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, & peas  Shortcake FAIL. Bijou cocktail with Chartreuse, gin, sweet vermouth, & orange bitters. Mini Frozen Key Lime pies!   On the Nightstand 30:27 Middlegame by Seanen McGuire The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Circe by Madeline Miller The Space Between by Diana Gabaldon Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert Big Sky by Kate Atkinson Women Talking by Miriam Toews Crazy Brave by Joy Harjo The Lightkeepers by Abby Geni Old in Art School by Nell Painter   Mid year check in 51:46 Vegetable-based diet—Bay Area produce box suggestions?? Bingo 1:01:01 To enter you must post a picture of your bingo card with a completed row on instagram with #CCRRSummerBingo2019.  If we are not following you (or you are not sure), tag us as well. Last date for entries is September 2, 2019. Pictures of your completed squares are not required but we’d love to see them! Share your progress! Flow & UPPERCASE magazine The Jewelry Recipe Book by Nancy Soriano Make a Statement by Janet Crowther and Katie Covington
7/17/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 43 seconds
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Legit Chocolate Sauce

Episode 18 June 26, 2019   Down Cellar Studio Podcast  On the Needles 1:39 Sunnyside by Tanis Lavallee, SpaceCadet Celeste fingering in Sweet Decay (2010)-- DONE! Rafa's Hat by Joji Locatelli, Three Irish Girls Glenhaven Cashmerino Worsted (2011) in Just Buy Me and Get It Over With-- DONE! Riley rose hat by Jennifer Lassonde Stashbusting Helix hat by Jessica Rose Flax Lite by Tin Can Knits in whiskey in a teacup Gauge Dyeworks Foxtrot Cardigan by Marie Greene  started with 3IG Galenas Merino in Narcissa Madelinetosh Farm Twist in Tart Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos On the Easel 18:54 Sewing: self-drafted pouches, and underwear. Here is a great pattern: https://blog.megannielsen.com/2017/12/acacia-underwear/ #100DayProject.  I’m wrapping up #100Chromatics On the Table 28:46 Stromboli from Sheet Pan Suppers by Molly Gilbert Vindaloo from Jamie’s Food Revolution by Jamie Oliver Cabbage risotto from Smitten Kitchen Every Day Dinner: Changing the Game by Melissa Clark Stir-fried tofu with summer squash, basil and coconut  Farro Salad with cherry tomatoes, smoked mozzarella & mint Chocolate Mousse Pie with Oreo wafer crust Potato-Zucchini cakes from One Potato, Two Potato by Roy Finamore In search of: frozen key lime pie recipe! On the Nightstand 41:42 Anna of Kleve, the Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir The Time in Between by María Dueñas, translated by Daniel Hahn Middlegame by Seanen McGuire The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu Transcription by Kate Atkinson Island of Sea Women by Lisa See Women Talking by Miriam Toews Bingo 1:00 To enter you must post a picture of your bingo card with a completed row on instagram with #CCRRSummerBingo2019.  If we are not following you (or you are not sure), tag us as well. Last date for entries is September 2, 2019. Pictures of your completed squares are not required but we’d love to see them!  Share your progress!
7/3/20191 hour, 7 minutes, 21 seconds
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Speculative Speculation

Episode 17 June 12, 2019 Welcome 2 Knit Lit Chicks listeners!   On the Needles 4:02 Little Bird by Veera Välimäki, Isager Spinni (lace wool) in 101 Deep Teal- DONE! Sunnyside by Tanis Lavallee, SpaceCadet Celeste fingering in Sweet Decay (2010) Gauge Dyeworks The Yarn Harlot On the Easel 12:51 #100DayProject.  I’m still doing #100Chromatics Thinking about tattoos & tea towels. And collections of tea kettles, typewriters, & winged things. On the Table 17:13 Rhubarb and Chard Gratin from Rhubarb by Sheri Castle Indonesian slaw from Salad for Dinner by Jeanne Kelley (this link isn’t exactly it, but based on it) Boy #1 cooking from Jamie’s Food Revolution by Jamie Oliver: Cracking Good Burgers Baked Camembert pasta My kid’s favorite dry rub for his rib obsession Red Raspberry Pie from Silver Palette Cookbook Apple & Peach Pies from Fanny Farmer Cookbook Blackberry Galette (turned Tart) Cheesecake from Smitten Kitchen Sour Cream Coffee Cake from How to Bake Everything  by Mark Bittman Broccoli, Asparagus &  Cheddar Frittata from Epicurious On the Nightstand 33:09 Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi Island of the Sea Women by Lisa See The River by Peter Heller Orphan of Salt Winds by Elizabeth Brooks New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color, ed by Nisi Shawl Anna of Kleves, the Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness The Highest Tide by Jim Lynch Universal Yums BINGO! 55:26  Share your progress!  
6/20/201958 minutes, 28 seconds
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A Heaping Too Much

Episode 16 May 30, 2019 On the Needles 1:35 Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos Little Bird by Veera Välimäki, Isager Spinni (lace wool) in 101 Deep Teal   Olive Knits Four-day sweater KAL Yarniacs Colors of Fall KAL   Rainbow Wings shawl On the Easel 13:01 #100DayProject.  I’m still doing #100Chromatics Tiny Books with Monica Holtzclaw at San Francisco Center for the Book   Traveller’s Journals from Ali Edwards’ Stories of Travel Class On the Table 24:12 Light Asparagus-Gruyere Quiche Cauliflower Tetrazzini Cauliflower bolognese Rhubarb & Chard Gratin from Rhubarb by Sheri Castle Little Star pizza Brownie shortcut Baked Oatmeal with walnuts from my friend Mia, but this is almost identical Paella is what’s on the menu Salad for Dinner by Jeanne Kelley Summer Stew On the Nightstand 41:32 Overstory by Richard Powers Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James Gingerbread by Helen Oyeyemi The Binding by Bridget Collins No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White BINGO! 58:55 Which hashtag? #CCRRSummerBINGO2019 Need to post picture of bingo card and use hashtag to enter Any kind of craft is perfect!   Vacation (center) square: read a book while on vacation or about people on vacation, cook something on vacation or recreate a meal you had on vacation, craft on vacation or…  Make it work!
6/5/20191 hour, 2 minutes, 54 seconds
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BINGO!

Episode 15 May 16, 2019 On the Needles 2:04 playtime by Lori Versaci, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock (80/20 merino/nylon SW), Smoke on the Water Whisper-- DONE! Knitmore Girls backing buttons video Land of Sweets cowl by Helen Stewart, Desert Vista Dyeworks DK, Hubbard Glacier colorway-- DONE! Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos Little Bird by Veera Välimäki, Isager Spinni (lace wool) in 101 Deep Teal On the Road 7:40 Immigrant Yarn Project On the Easel 10:05 #100DayProject with Lindsay Jean Thompson. I’m doing #100Chromatics. #MeMadeMay   On the Table 15:35 Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler from Fields of Greens by Annie Somerville (the link is not the exact recipe, but one based on it, and it’s pretty darn close) Banana Bread Roll, Lemon Meringue Pie Smash from Smitten Kitchen Every Day Chicken served with: Polenta with mushrooms & taleggio from Twenty-Dollar Twenty-Minute Meals chinese chicken salad from The Dinner Plan Broccoli & cauliflower gratin I use a couple broccoli heads and one cauliflower head. Buffalo Chicken Ring Olive butter for roasted Salmon Scallops! Produce bags On the Nightstand 31:47 Flights by Olga Tokarczuk (2007), translated by Jennifer Croft (2018) In an Absent Dream by Seanen McGuire Overstory by Richard Powers Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James Verity by Colleen Hoover Career of Evil & Lethal White by Robert Galbraith Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger LIGO On Your Mark 48:08 Summer bingo! Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day (May 25 - September 2, 2019) You must post your bingo card with its completed row (or fully completed) on Instagram with #CCRRSummerBINGO2019 to enter.  We’d also love to see photos of your projects! If we have at least 10 entries, there will be a prize package!  Winner will be chosen at random from eligible entries.
5/24/201951 minutes, 57 seconds
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Blobs in the Pan

Episode 14 May 2, 2019 On the Needles 1:08 playtime by Lori Versaci, Three Irish Girls Adorn sock (80/20 merino/nylon SW), Smoke on the Water Whisper Socks: Regia design line by Arne and Carlos Little Bird by Veera Välimäki, Isager Spinni (lace wool) in 101 Deep Teal On the Easel 6:37 #100DayProject with Lindsay Jean Thompson. I’m doing #100Chromatics. Art Supply Sale—May 5th.   See my IG stories for details. #MeMadeMay   On the Table 11:51 Smitten Kitchen Every Day Broccoli melts Petit four cakes Chocolate pavlova (not actually in the book) Strawberry cloud cookies   Okonomiyaki (The Dinner Plan) Special sauce Roasted Garlic Herb Sauce (Cook 90) Cheese fondue (from Dinner by Melissa Clark) Pesto Chicken, this version is close to how I make it. Chicken Country Captain from House Beautiful. Zucchini ‘tots Watergate Salad Pink Stuff On the Nightstand 31:42 Bird King by G. Willow Wilson Invisible Women: Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken Dreyer’s English by Benjamin Dreyer Lost and Wanted by Nell Fruedenberger from Book of the Month Club (not sponsored)
5/8/201954 minutes, 1 second