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Cultivate Simple 44: Stew 4.0

September 9th, 2013

So, on this weeks episode we get caught up on what has been happening Around the Run and we have a good time doing it.

Corningware is a great option if you want to have a plastic free kitchen, they come in handy for all sorts of things.

Bright red hot dogs – YIKES. Read this article about them on Serious Eats.
painting the wood burner
Fireplace paint from made from linseed oil and graphite.

9 Comments to “Cultivate Simple 44: Stew 4.0”
  1. Jennifer Fisk on September 9, 2013 at 7:35 am

    There are two things my son living in AZ wants me to ship to him. They are Whoopie Pies and red hot dogs. Yup, a Maine boy through and through.

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    • Mr. Chiots on September 9, 2013 at 10:16 am

      Throw in a can of Moxie to wash it all down.

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      • Jennifer Fisk on September 9, 2013 at 8:14 pm

        good thought

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  2. DebbieB on September 9, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    SO… ;-)

    Silly iTunes wouldn’t deliver the podcast until noon-ish – I listened via the website this morning. I’m a big fan of Stew episodes. Good luck with Tara – I hope she’s a great addition to the holding and works hard at her new job. Dragonflies are our friends here in the Deep and Swampy South – I grew up calling them “mosquito hawks” and watching them swoop around eating my enemies (I’m allergic to mosquitoes).

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    • Susy on September 9, 2013 at 7:07 pm

      Mosquito hawks – such a great name, I think I’ll start using it!

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  3. Marby on September 9, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    Laughing while listening to your podcast. The ‘so…’ issue and the toilet/potty saga. Hilarious, thanks for starting my morning with a laugh!

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  4. angie h on September 11, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Lerch’s are the ONLY donuts I like (other than the ones my mom use to make frying biscuit dough)-yum! Looking forward to hearing all about Tara and her adventures at Chiot’s Run.

    Brian mentioned hiding your book to help you quit reading it-my Brian does this often because if I get really immersed in a book, I can’t put it down and ignore everything I *should* be doing until I finish it, lol.

    Loved the singing today, it cracked me up!!

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  5. Sam on September 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm

    Oh, boy, what a fun episode! I’m just now got around to finishing it, but I enjoyed every minute and found myself laughing so hard at times that I could’ve used one of your portable potties, too! ;-) Can’t wait to hear more about Tara…

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    • Susy on September 12, 2013 at 7:20 pm

      So glad you enjoyed it!

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