"Ideas that were soft at first but hardened when built." - Ceejay Writer - Secret Societies!
“I wondered why my flirting was taken as being polite and determined that I was obviously doing something wrong.” - Selena Anansi – Flirting!
Jedburgh Dagger: “In 1862 W.V. Adams patented the first modern style ratcheting handcuffs…” Tepic Harlequin: “Dang busybody…” - Peelers!
“May the Yuletide log slip from your fire and burn your house down.” - Professor Parx – Clausology!
“(And if New Babbage doesn't have, somewhere, an entrepreneur with a warehouse-sized building stuffed with large, steam-powered machines to take in and clean people's laundry, then by golly, it *should.*)” - Lisa Fargazer – Service!
Bookworm Hienrichs: I think we'll get started now. And please excuse me if I fall silent - I may freeze up while talking. Welcome to ...
Friday, November 18, 2011
Victuals! November Aether Salon
Sunday, November 20 at 2 pm slt Babbage Palisade & Academy of Industry
http://slurl.com/secondlife/Babbage%20Palisade/254/60/106 and http://slurl.com/secondlife/Academy%20of%20Industry/2/56/106
What's that bubbling in the pot on the stove? SCIENCE! Kitchen technology took great strides in the Victorian era, thanks in part to discoveries by Louis Pasteur, Gale Borden, George B. Simpson and many other inventive and scientific minds. Learn about surprising changes in food preparation of yesteryear - and how you can bring a bit of vintage techniques into your kitchen of today.
Salon presenter Ceejay Writer practices what she preaches. In her First Life, she grows and preserves foods to last through the winter months. She is a self-taught herbalist with extensive herb and tea gardens, an organic vegetable gardener and forest forager. Besides traditional canning, she enjoys figuring out new uses for her beloved dehydrator. Most of her favored food preparation methods pre-date her own birth.
Join us on Sunday, November 20 at 2 pm slt
'Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry...'
Klaus Wulfenbach, Ceejay Writer and all the friends of the Salon