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“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” Alain de Botton

“Life is more fun if you play games” Roald Dahl

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In the latter half of the 19th century American woolen mills were at the peak of their production.  However, by...

“A good half of the art of living is resilience.” Alain de Botton

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Miso for dinner
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Cooking with Miso

An Important Pantry Staple. Miso is a Japanese fermented soybean paste that adds a savory element to food.  It is made by fermenting soybeans with salt and kõji (a mold) and sometimes rice, barley, seaweed or other ingredients. Over weeks…

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