Spent a weekend in November in Crawford Notch in the White Mountains of NH with a small group of women. We stayed at the AMC Highland Center, which gives you access to multiple trailheads. Hiked Mount Willard and Mount Avalon (good and steep) and had training sessions on map and compass navigation and hiking first… Read More AMC Outdoor Skills Weekend
We started from the main trailhead at 116 Poole Rd, Jaffrey, NH. Took the White Dot trail to the peak and then came down on the White Cross. With a lunch stop at the peak, we were out for about 4 hours. The hike up is steep with some scrambling. Even though it’s a relatively… Read More Hike: Mt Monadnock, NH
Great vegan recipe Ingredients 1 1/4 cup unsweetened plant milk (used Oat)1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 2 cups all purpose flour (used 1 ½ c white + ½ c whole wheat)1 cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons baking powder1/4 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/3 cup canola oil1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries 1-2… Read More Blueberry Muffins
Trailhead started from AMC Cardigan Lodge (good amount of parking) Manning trail to the Firescrew Mountain 3.064 ft Mowglis ridge trail Cardigan Mountain peak (Fire Tower) 3,137 ft Clark trail (starting on the rocks near the peak) Clark-Holt cutover back to the AMC lodge Potable water available in front of the lodge entrance Hike takes… Read More Hike: Mt Cardigan, NH
August 8 – 13, 2020 Stayed at the “Cottage in the Pines” on Boyd Pond in Bristol, Maine Saw dozens of puffins on a tour run by Hardy Boat in New Harbor Climbed the rocks at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse Explored the shops in Damariscotta: The Skidompha Secondhand Book Shop, Reny’s Dept Store (very old school),… Read More Maine August 2020
Delicious vegan cheese – perfect to spread on bread, crackers and sandwiches. Smooth, creamy, with lots of garlic and herbs. Find it at healthy grocery stores (eg. Pemberton Farms in Cambridge, MA) Treeline Cheese
There are so many fantastic vegans blogging and sharing their recipes. Here are some that I’ve been following lately: Minimalist Baker – Dependably good recipes Vegan Richa Hell Yeah It’s Vegan – Haven’t tried his recipes but they look great Daytime Vegan – Haven’t tried any yet, but looks promising Nora Cooks – Good selection… Read More Vegan Recipe Bloggers
First attempt at vegan croissants. I give them a 4 out of 5. Need to lighten them up next time. Used this recipe from Food52. Next time try cutting the dough square in half before the final rollout to make it easier to roll it thin enough.