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Carol Sullivan
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  • Rangeley, ME
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Carol Sullivan commented on Jennifer's photo

CSA Cookoff: Best-Kept-Secret Pecan Pie

"Another secret to a more exotic and even richer pie is to throw down a layer of semi-sweet choc bits on the crust before you pour in the pecan pie stuff. Or Heath Bar bits! I also use bourbon instead of vanilla and then you can give it a really…"
Nov 20, 2012
Carol Sullivan commented on Jennifer's photo

CSA Cookoff: Best-Kept-Secret Pecan Pie

"Try adding a few tbsp of vinegar to your cold water...or using buttermilk. I use 1/2 lard, 1/2 butter in my recipe and she's right about the bigger chunks. I don't have a food processer so I use my fingers to shmoosh it all in. The…"
Nov 20, 2012
Carol Sullivan commented on lexirain2001's blog post 'head full of compost, heart full of seeds'
"Brilliant. Yes, compost ends up being good for us all (consider it lessons learned) but it's sh*tty to begin with in any case!"
Apr 6, 2011
Carol Sullivan commented on Nancy Chase's blog post 'Guess the Piglets!'
"Cerridwen, MArch 1 Rosemary, Jan 20 Thyme, Jan 19 Circe, Jan 18 You're gonna have your hands FULL! Good luck!"
Jan 17, 2011
Carol Sullivan and Aliza Ess are now friends
Jan 3, 2011
Carol Sullivan commented on Aliza Ess's blog post 'Winter Spice! Homemade Cheap Chai + Gingerbread-Plum Cookies'
"To make your chai tea, did you grind those spices or smash them up or leave whole? I'm a huge fan of winter spice and can hardly get enough of Celestial Seasonings Bengal Spice or Good Earth Sweet and Spicy Tea. Would love to make my own. I…"
Jan 3, 2011
Carol Sullivan replied to Tory's discussion 'Sprouts?'
"Were you soaking them overnight first? Mung beans also need a lot of room...do you have a big enough jar? I use a big gallon wide-mouth jar. Rinse several times a day. How could an alfalfa sprout be bad!!!??? Maybe for specific conditions as noted…"
Nov 10, 2010
Carol Sullivan commented on Farm Frederick's blog post 'May-niac... or Mayk up your mind. You see the theme.'
"Oh, and another note...on the poison ivy, don't burn it--the fumes will irritate your lungs or worse, way worse. I'm grateful that we don't have that noxious weed here in the mountains. But we have something way more…"
May 15, 2010
Carol Sullivan commented on Farm Frederick's blog post 'May-niac... or Mayk up your mind. You see the theme.'
"Here in Maine, May is truly May-niacal!!! We've had snow and then 80 degrees, repeatedy!! I have the desire to do small scale farming, but realize that I don't have the where-with-all right this minute, so, instead I'm supporting…"
May 15, 2010
ConsciouslyFrugal and Carol Sullivan are now friends
May 12, 2010
Carol Sullivan commented on Rachel Hoff's blog post 'A call to new and aspiring farmers'
"Although I am not a stellar gardener, I have all the respect in the world for folks who are and those that take on year-round growing operations in this crazy climate of Western Maine. I am starting to work at being part of the cycle that gets those…"
Mar 25, 2010
Carol Sullivan is now a member of HOMEGROWN
Mar 25, 2010

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What kind of HOMEGROWN are you?
Earth Mama
A bit about me:
I'm a garden dreamer--it's never quite what I want it to be...maybe NEXT year!
Latest greatest meal cooked at home:
I make the best soups ever! I've been sharing them with some friends in dire straights.
Currently reading:
"Yes, Chef", by Marcus Samuelsson
Currently listening to:
I enjoy the silence!
My latest DIY project:
making neck warmers from old flannel pillow cases, muslin, and jasmine rice--my xmas shopping is DONE!
How did you find HOMEGROWN.org?
on the web
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At 3:50pm on March 30, 2010, Cornelia said…
Hi Carol - welcome to HOMEGROWN.org! Glad you're finding community and inspiration here. Looking forward to hearing your stories.

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