Tag Archives: recipe

Rona2: Rancho Gordo Ayocote Morado Beans

This a redo and making-it-better of my Rancho Gordo Ayocote Morado Beans. I nearly cried when we finished this batch, especially as they are already out of stock! I pre-soaked these beans for an hour… seeing the beautiful beans in … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, journal, memory, painting, pen & ink, process, recipe, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rona2: Rancho Gordo Santa Marie Pinquitos

Bored with talk of beans yet? Oh well. because I have lots more beany things to explore! These beans smelled like fresh grass when I opened the bag. Now I am smelling ALL my bags — but so far none … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, ink painting, journal, memory, painting, pen & ink, process, recipe, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rona2: Rancho Gordo Best Cassoulet Beans

This a redo and making-it-better of my Rancho Gordo Cassoulet Beans. I nearly cried when we finished this batch! Doubled my 4 pieces bacon to 1/2 package, so almost double. A bit more Chipotle — but then we love things smokey … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, journal, memory, painting, pen & ink, process, recipe, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rona2: Rancho Gordo Yellow Eye Beans

*sigh* My first failure, sorta… Yellow Eye Bean did not deserve that! I put the beans in water to soak and forgot them and they soaked a LONG time, too long. I also put the wrong liquids in the pot … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, ink painting, journal, memory, painting, pen & ink, process, recipe, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Rona2: Day in a Pandemic Life

We are working, still, harder than ever it seems. As we have no employees and the people we work with all have their own studios, it is an easy thing to do except that now we spend much more time … Continue reading

Posted in animals, art journal, creativity, drawing, journal, making a living, memory, painting, pen & ink, sketchbook, urban sketchers, virtual sketching, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Rona on Grey, Hot Blackened 2-Pepper Beans and Rice

Hot Spicy Blackened 2-Pepper Beans with Brown Basmati/Wild Rice Blend! This can be made with any bean… in fact pintos are not my favorite beans!  Today I made it with canned black beans and without the wild rice blend, which … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, drawing, journal, painting, pen & ink, process, recipe, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Found: Recipe pages!

I am thankfully finishing up a few journals — and I found a couple of images I’ve not posted! I used to create recipe pages for fun which I used on my foodies blog (which I’ve not been posting too … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, journal, painting, sketchbook, watercolor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Thanksgiving Cow Goddess

Two days off — this is a big deal this year as we’ve been working round the clock. As I’ve not been up to snuff (bad cold!) we didn’t do some things we might have — Like putting up twinkle … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, creativity, drawing, ink painting, journal, painting, pen & ink, process, sketchbook, watercolor, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Inktober, Week Four

Inktober is done!  I don’t know if I inked every day — my priority was writing our book — but I certainly pushed the boundaries of inking and playing with ink. Most of these drawings will be taken further into … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, challenge, drawing, journal, landscape, memory, pen & ink, sketchbook, virtual sketching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Inktober, Week Two

Again, mostly I feel like I am cheating because I use ink for under-drawings all the time. Under-drawing for watercolor, our soapstone Quan Yin. I am going to ink her or watercolor her . . .  stay tuned! We own … Continue reading

Posted in art journal, Buddha, challenge, gods and goddesses, graphite, pen & ink, pencil, urban sketchers, virtual sketching | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments