Craft Cook Read Repeat

Recklessly with Abandon

February 23, 2022

Episode 84

February 17,  2022

On the Needles 1:52

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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

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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)

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