Friday, April 29, 2011

This is why I need to workout more:

Ki made Bacon-Pancake-Poppers for breakfast.
Bacon dipped in Pancake Batter and fried. Like a Bacony-Breakfast Hush Puppies:

here is the link: BACON PANCAKE POPPERS

And when my son makes a wonderful breakfast, I'd be a bad mom too refuse all of it..right??

This is why I am no longer 120 pounds.

We made 'funner cake' with the extra batter.


Ki made some with piggy bacon and some with turkey bacon.

I used those clear squeeze bottles (like they use for ketchup or mustard)- cut off more of the tip- then squeezed the thick batter out- for Squiggles.

Below: One Bacon Popper and some Squiggles:

Powder Sugar is great on the squiggles (they are basically funnel cake)

Cooking is part of Ki's "school work".

He makes breakfast 2-3 times a week and sometimes dinner or lunch or a dessert.

**I saw a question on Hip Homeschool Moms facebook today. Advice for homeschooling more than 1 child.
My advice; "teach them early on how to make their own breakfast so you can sleep in."

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Thorough Thursday:

I was debating between doing a THANKFUL THURSDAY or a TRUTH IS: THURSDAY.

I decided to do both, thus making it a Thorough Thursday.

Truth Is: I probably complain too much to Gavin about being on the computer. Most of what he does on the computer is drawing with his tablet and art program, and making videos. Or researching stuff. He keeps his gaming to about an hour a day I guess. I feel like he is on the computer a lot. too much. But the computer art and programming is the directins he wants to go after school. If he wanted to be a chef and was cooking all the time I'd not complain. Or if he wanted to be a chemist and was always doing stuff with the chemistry set, I'd not complain. So if he wants to go into computer programming or computer animation, I should not complain about him doing that often.

Thankful: that he has a passion and talent and practices to improve.
Thankful: that homeschooling gives him lots of time and opportunity to hone his skills.

Here is his latest video/drawing. He'd LOVE if you went to youtube and left him a comment or friendly critique. (for more videos by Gavin, visit his Yutube Page; dashermkii)

Truth Is: I am sporting fake fingernails. The kind you buy at Rite-Aid and glue on. I fingernails are thin, peel, rip, and split. I had 4 ripped/split nails last week and got tired of it. They kept catching on things and getting ripped further. If I had time & money I'd have a nail salon just paint them with acrylic- so I don't look like... a chick with long pink fingernails.

Thankful: for options to improve my fingernails.
Thankful: for Superglue- good for fingernails AND lifting fingerprints!

Truth Is: We raise and harvest mosquito larvae.
Thankful: I can't really think of thankfulness for this one... I am thankful that over 20 of the tadpoles survived into froghood.

Truth Is: I found some recipes in my new book "Food the Die For!". Recipes that sound yummy and I want to make. But, truth is, no one else in my immediate family will eat this stuff.
Thankful: for friends who will come to my house for garlic soup and squash & chestnut stuffed ravioli.

Truth Is: I would LOVE to serve on Jury Duty. I have been 'called' 3 times but they always end up not needing me. :: pouty face :: But the people that do NOT want to serve and try to get out of it- end up the ones that get to do it.

Truth Is: I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING MY BOYS IN THEIR PLAY NEXT WEEK... darn fake nails and trying to type. I hit the CAPS LOCK,
Thankful: for the chance for Connor and Ki to act and perform!

Connor as Henry the Night Watchman

Play: "After Hours"- performed by Central Coast Homeschool Theater Ensemble.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

C is for COOKIE!!

C always has to be for COOKIE
, [and that's good enough for me] even if the topic is homeschooling. We like to eat cookies. We like to make cookies. And eat them.

C is also for Connor, who made Ninja Cookie Cutters for me! (I guess I should do a better job introducing my son.... Meet Connor. He is 16, loves cats, smoke bombs, and doesn't have a middle name)

C would be for Consistency, but I fail in that area. Which is why I was unhappy with the last Letter Post where I felt I had to write an whole article about one word. My mind is too scattered to stick with one word. So I am going with LOTS of "C" words that can go along with homeschooling! This will be so much easier for me!

C is for CHEMISTRY! Like all science, my boys love Chemistry- at least the parts that involve experiments and making smoke bombs. The balancing of chemical equations? Not so much.

C is for Crime Scene Forensics- This was one of the "Electives" chosen. We don't call them electives, but a few times a year I have the boys chose something to learn/study for an intensive 2 hours a day. (more about this with the Letter J. So now you have Q and J to look forward to!), anyway- they chose CSI

To read some of our CSI Class Activities CLICK HERE.

C is for Curriculum- umm, we don't use those... so, moving on to the NEXT "C"...

C is for COLLEGE- because the boys are getting to age where what they want to do in college is part of what they are working towards right now. Here is where I insert lots of questions and occasional doubt. things like: Will they go to college? How will they pay for it? Will I be able to find all those scholarships available to homeschoolers? Did they learn enough before college? Will they live at home? Will they finally remember to change their undewear? Will my homespun transcript be good enough? Should we bother with diplomas or not?

C is for Computer- a place where I can purchase those meaningless homeschool diplomas. A way to email my boys different assignments, projects, links, and more. Where we get our Current Event news and research things of interest. A tool for Gavin's computer based art. His latest toys are a Bamboo Digital Tablet and a new graphic program called SAI. He draws pictures and makes short videos. He thinks he might want to be a computer hacker for the government 'when he grows up'- which is pretty soon! "Computer"- probably one of the things I fret over the most... how much computer time is too much? How late is OK to be on without interfering with their sleep? What is the child plans on going into computer programming r computer animates art? then all that time they spend programming and drawing on the computer is all helpful towards their goal maybe? I go back and forth with the computer. It all ends up feeling meaningless. Is it really such a big deal ? Is it something I need to micro-manage? no.

Other "C"s that come to mind -
Culinary - Ki loves cooking and fancy foods and learning about culture through recipes.
Culture- I love culture. Homeschooling has made it easier for me to join my husband on some of his business trips - like China, India, France.....
Copies- I spend more time than I want at Copy Stores- copying pages from activity books and hands on workbooks.

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Monday, April 25, 2011

a short.

Sunday night Ki called Grammy and set up a Skype time- So the boys and I got to talk to Grammy & Pappy!
Ki is my little Social Coordinator!

We had a nice chat. Even the cat got in on it. Too bad Brian was not home. Hopefully next time.

When we were finished, it was about 8:45. I handed the boys bags and flashlight and sent them out back to find Easter Eggs. I told them to careful with the aloes/agave/roses. Connor did not heed my warning and cut his hand on the big blue agave plant.

Ki found the most High Yield Eggs out there. I put coins in our plastic eggs.

Connor still has 1 more to find.

The seemed to have fun trying to find hidden eggs in the dark and being tricked by golf balls, rocks, large snails, fallen limes & lemons, and other 'almost egg size objects'

Flash Light Egg Hunts is the way to go with kids that are just too old for easy, day-time, kiddie egg hunts , but that still want to have some Easter Egg fun.

Down Side- no pictures.. But we have LOTS of egg hunt pictures when they were younger. and now they help hide eggs for little kids.

I ripped my thumbnail.


C&G now have prescription Poison Oak creme.
I have new mascara.
We have lots of easter Candy (mimi's package arrived)
The house is still messy.
my fingernail ripped. again.

Still Not a DEEP,Philosophical Post.. but was not in need of a nap today- so we are getting closer...

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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Sunday Soliloquy

"Soliloquy- speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers"
(esp like in a play- but 'like in a BLOG' works, too, I bet)

I am very very tired. I stayed up late and woke early. Which is backwards to what I prefer to do. I like to go to bed early and sleep in late.

I no longer seem to have a migraine after 14 days. My eyes are tired and I'm still wearing sunglasses even indoors, for that reason, but it is not the same as the Migraine Light Sensitivity. Best of all is my cerebral functions have returned and the synapses are firing as normal. I am back to being able to almost think full thoughts again. Once more I am enjoying being mentally distractible and over-flowing with half baked thoughts. YEAH for normality!

my head kinda hurts, though. but not 'migraine hurt'. I think I just need a nap.

Connor has Poison Oak. it was such a small spot when he got home from camp and so mild, I assumed it'd get better soon. I forgot his obsession with scratching and picking scabs. He is now covered with itchy res bumps. I will have to call the doctor tomorrow. Tomorrow we have Play Rehearsal at 3. Tuesday is Bible Study and C has an Orthodontist appointment. Brian gets home from his business trip around 3 or 4 on Tuesday.

Gavin has a small spot of Poison Oak. I wonder if I just take Connor and get prednisone for both of them. and I need more Fioricet..... I may not have time for all these doctor appointments.

The boys enjoyed their Silly String today- their friend may not have found it as enjoyable, though.

We need to clean the house Monday. And get back on a school(ish) schedule. Both require planning on my part. I think I need a nap first.

I should probably do the good homeschool blogger thing of writing a post all about what we are doing in school and what they are using to learn their different topics. That, too, requires a nap first.

I am up to 3 needing naps now.

Gavin (17), came down this morning for church- Easter Sunday Church- wearing a too small Doctor Who T Shirt. WHY?

[a] my son needs more clothes
[b] I need to do more laundry
[c] he doesn't really care what he wears
[d] all of the above

if you answered [d], you are correct and win 3 points.

I got one of Brian's dress shirts for him to wear. Then he needed a belt- be cause he is 6'2 and weighs next to nothing. So can't fins pants skinny enough AND long enough- so 'long enough' wins.
Anyway- he looked very nice all dressed up.

I'd like to write an awesome post that makes everyone read and and be moved by my moving words of awesomeness.
but instead you all get ramblings. So, enjoy them. There isn't anything else. (because fancy writings would also require a nap, and 3 is my limit)

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

ABC's of homeschooling

ABCs of Homeschooling

But I saw this at Homeschooling for His Glory- so I have to say I am taking it from Joelle, not from 5kidsandadog. Credit where Credit is due- and that is in 2 places this time.

I will be doing a couple of letters at a time, because I am not consistent enough to do them on schedule.

A is for Autodidact- That is why I homeschool- to help my boys become autodidacts; someone who is self-taught. For us that means allow them the freedom to follow their passions and interests, to not let 'school' get in the way of learning. I may not have taught my boys everything from the long list of 'Facts taught to kids all throughout school'- but I taught them something more important. How to learn on their own. How do decide what they need to know and then teach themselves. Elementary Years are easy. They boys are little sponges learning everything and asking about everything. The Junior High years are the ones that make you doubt as they chill out and just... exist.... but now that they are in the High School years, I am seeing it all come together. Well, Ki is still in the Junior High phase, but he has always been the more 'self-directed' of the three.

I bought them these T-Shirts a few years ago.....
"I can't go to school.... I'm autodidactic."

Things brings me to thought of discussing unschooling- but I'll leave that for "Q"
OTHER A's: Amtgard. Animals. Art. Advice (we all seem to get a lot of that as homeschoolers, LOL)

B is for BOYS- because I am homeschooling 3 boys, it seemed like a good choice for this 2nd letter in the alphabet. I am surrounded by boys. I am teaching boys. I assume this is a different ball game them homeschooling all girls. Our days are filled with
Making their own Ninja Throwing Stars and a target board- in the back yard.
Dissecting Cow Hearts.... in the back yard.
ParKour the back yard...
Making & Wielding Renaissance Weapons.. in the back yard...
Hmmm this is why I often have the gardener skip doing the backyard.....

Maybe "B" should have stood for "BACKYARD"

We also have less violent things happen in the backyard. Gavin grows strawberries. Ki collects Mosquito Larvae for his tiny froglets. Connor lays in the sun and pets his cat. I lead Nijna Training Exercises.

I love having boys! I'm more of a Hiking in a creek, catching newts, and dissecting cow heart- kinda girl than a ruffles, bows, and pink kinda girl. But I guess if I had a girl she'd not be too into pink and ruffles anyway.

My boys have been good at insisting they learn when they are ready- regardless of it it lines up with my timing or a schoolbook's timing.

some were doing basic algebra at 6 and some didn't read till 5th grade.... or at 4 yrs, but refused to read around me until much much later- when they were ready for me to have confirmation they could read. Some refused to count to 6 until they were 6 years old.

That makes it sound like I have 5 or 6 Just the 3 of them.

and I can't imagine them having nearly the success in public school that they do here and now. I am thankful we get to let them learn their own way.

OTHER B's: Backyard, Biology, Bible, Bored, Books, Blog, Blessed

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Truth Is... Thursday

Truth Is.... I just deleted quite a few blogs off of my Following List. Why? because some of them are only giveaways and reviews anymore. I have no desire to read those- so I don't need the zillions of entries clogging up my reader list. OR because as many times as I read them and comment on the actual content of their blog, they have never reciprocated. I am busy- life is short. . SO, now that my blog reader list if cleared, I can actually keep up with the blogs I do enjoy. :) YAY! I have missed you all my bloggy friends!

(truth is... that last truth may have upset some people)
[ and I am glad I have reader and they actually like my blog- and it's fine if they never comment. It's the ones that ask me to follow and never say anything or that I comment on all the time and they never comment back or the ones that now only do giveaways. the ones I follow, but don;t read anymore due to the afore mentioned reasons]

Truth Is... It always takes me 3 tries to spell "occasionally" correctly. What would I do without Spell Check??!

Truth Is... I sometimes doubt what we are doing on this whole un/homeschool journey. Am I teaching them enough? Will they get into a college and do well? Should I have made them do workbooks and curriculum and textbooks with pages of questions?

Truth Is... I think we'd not be god moms if we never questioned if we are doing it right. It shows we care and want what is best- to question if we are doing it right.

Truth Is... the self-doubt about unschooling only last a short while. Maybe an hour or 2. Then I get over it.And incorporate something new into our schedule if there is a specific that had me concerned.

Truth Is.... the gardener is outside knocking on the front door to get the key to the gate, to get into the backyard... and I am ignoring the knocks. I do not feel like going down there in my PJs & rather he stay out of my backyard anyway......

Truth Is.. I should have left the Cow Heart out back and then gave him the key...... I often tell him to not bother with the backyard as we are doing school projects. Which is the truth- as unschoolers every odd project the boys do in the backyard is 'part of school'- somehow

Truth Is... I wrote this Wednesday Afternoon, not Thursday.

The Idea for the Truth Is post comes from Julianna..... who got it from....well, someone else- I forget and couldn't find her post that said from whom she took it.....


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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Cow Hearts & Caviar

Samantha's Day
Just another day learning with the boys.

YES: the Cow Heart part of the post is probably as icky as you thought it might be.
NO: the Caviar part of the post isn't icky at all.

This is a cow heart -- (Brian said NO to the head but he OK'd the heart)

This is Connor videotaping Ki as he dissects the cow heart --

This is Ki being silly and pretending he is eating the cow heart -- >

There were other Ki Posing pictures, but I thought I'd spare you. And there were other dissection pictures, again, I thought I'd spare you those.

Gavin had no interest in the dissection, but he came out and looked at the chambers and arteries and stuff after we were finished cutting. Connor just wanted to make one cut to see what it was like. Ki enjoyed investigating the bovine muscle. When he was done he got online and found some pics and videos of cow heart dissection. Yes- we do things a bit out of order here at The Learning Path School for Autodidactic Boys.
*(I thought it was awesome! I loved Anatomy Class and this was way better than the rubbery frog we dissected in Biology Class!.)

Now Onto the Caviar part of this post......
Ki made cupcakes and topped them with mint caviar.

He made his own Mint Syrup with mint leaves, Karo, and a little green food coloring. He added sodium alginate them dropped the syrup into a water with calcium lactate. It formed the small 'caviar' shaped spheres. (His Culinary Arts Class)

This was the first time I have ever eaten caviar. But being that this caviar only has the same shape of fish egg caviar and it is made up mint and syrup, I'm not sure it counts as my first caviar. I want to make Watermelon caviar!

The boys are gone camping with the guys from the church group. The youth group leader is basically a kid himself. I hope they come back in 1 piece. well, 3 pieces I guess. 1 for each boy. That'd be weird to get back 1 conglomerate of the 3 of them.

I need to take some knitting pictures. I paused the DNA scarf and started a sleeveless top. I will get some pictures up soon.

I have no plans for Easter. none. at. all. Brian will be out of town and there is no family close. I'll have to ask the boys what they want to do.

Oh, and we'll be getting back to Chemistry Class next week. YAY! I love science! I love the planning involved in teaching 1 science to 3 different levels of boys!

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Thursday Thoughts

* A friend is having their steer butchered Friday. She said I could have the head. I was SO happy thinking of dissecting it! I was gonna out it in the freezer until next week when Brian was out of town.

*Our Freezer is too small, we'd have to dissect it as soon as we got it home; Friday before dinner.

*I said PLEASE, but Brian still said no.

*Maybe we'll find a dead rodent in the backyard someday.

~ I have a headache all week.
~ I woke with a migraine.
~ I called to the boys to keep my door closed and the volume down today, then rolled over and fell back asleep.
~ Ki brought me tea and bacon (because it has protein)

> I almost done with the 1st side of my DNA scarf.
> I have named the mutations already.
> Cindy talked me into knitting a sweater-vest-shell & told her I'd Cast-On when I finish side 1 of the DNA scarf.

+ The boys are going camping Mon-Wed with their Church Group.

+ I have a lunch date with a friend on Monday

*My head still hurts. I am out of Fioricet. I wonder if knitting will help my head....

OH, school update..... Hmmmmm... Um... I have had a headache all week. I assume the boys are doing the school I assigned them for the week. Ki is reading White Fang. They are all doing their Khan academy (I can check that online). Gavin tells me what is going on in Lybia or elsewhere (so he's reading current events like I asked him)

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Caribbean French Toast w/ Coconut Syrup

Oh, how I love that my son is into culinary arts!
Oh, how I love that he makes breakfast 3 days a week.
Oh, how I love when I assign him an extra yummy breakfast recipe!
(yeah for homeschooling them in the areas of their passions)

I printed this recipe and assigned it to Ki as his Morning Breakfast to make for Culinary Arts Class.


Caribbean French Toast

(3 servings)

  • For The French Toast:
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash of ground nutmeg
  • 6 slices French bread - about 1-inch thick
  • butter or margarine for frying

  • For The Coconut Syrup:
  • 1/2 can of coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons white sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons shredded sweetened coconut

First prepare the syrup: In a sauce pan over medium heat, stir the coconut milk with the cornstarch until the cornstarch dissolves. Add all remaining ingredients. Increase heat to high - stir often. As soon as the mixture reaches a rolling boil, turn off the heat. Set aside.

For the French Toast:

In a large mixing bowl, beat the eggs with the orange juice, whipping cream, sugar and spices.

Prepare a large skillet by placing it over medium-high heat and melting 1 Tablespoon of butter.

Place the sliced bread into the egg mixture and flip to coat completely. Let each slice sit in the mixture for about 20 seconds to absorb the mixture.

Fry the bread in the prepared skillet (add as many bread slices as the skillet will comfortably hold). After about two minutes, check if the underside has browned. Flip and fry the other side to golden brown. When cooking in batches, add a little more butter or margarine each time.

Place French Toast on serving plates and serve with the warm coconut syrup.

A little taste of Jamaica for breakfast. The French Toast is also delicious with maple syrup as a topping if you want to skip the coconut syrup. This is so good with fresh fruit as a side dish.

Mr Breakfast would like to thank The Boss for this recipe.

Recipe number 2552. Submitted 5/14/2009.


This recipe found at:

The Chef in Action

We don't like our french toast soggy in the middle, so we don't soak it. It was enough egg mixture for almost a whole loaf of Texas Toast using the, 'quickly dip it' method.

This week I am puling out all the science kits we've not done/finished. I'll set them all out and the boys can do what they want with them all week. I think I'll assign 3 days that it is required to do something...maybe. or maybe they'll do more with none assigned.. we'll see.

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Friday, April 8, 2011

Tandoori Chicken

I left the handwritten Recipe in the fruit bowl. Someone put a half eaten apple in the fruit bowl. The handwritten recipe now has mold on it. I can not find the reipe anywhere on my laptop, though I KNOW I have written out here before. Both in a blog and also in a WORD Document.. I need a better file-retrieval system.

So, here is the recipe that was written-out by one of Brian's co-workers many years ago.


2- 3-3/5 pound Chickens (I just use about 6 pounds of Chicken Breast)
1 TBSP + 1.5 tsp NaCl
1/4 liquid Cup Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
1/4 liquid Cup Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice
1 liquid cup plain yogurt
4 medium cloves of garlic, peeled & quartered
2 tsp fresh minced ginger (peeled)
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp tumeric
1 TBSP cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
a large pinch of ground cloves
1 tsp red food coloring- optional (I never use this)

rinse chicken under cold water. pat dry. if using whole chickens. cut them apart at the joints and cut breast.back in half. remove skin. score.

put chicken into a large bowl sprinkle with salt, add lemon/lime juice. toss to coat. set asside.

Mix everything else in a blender or food processor. Pour over chicken, turn to coat well. Cover tightly.
Refrigerate 1-3 days.

Grill , brush with any left-over marinade.

I really shortened the instructions.

**This is one of Brian's favorites. I get Naan Bread from Trader Joes to go with it. (& rice and some veggies)

G&C eat all the left overs the next day.

I need to raise my own chickens.

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Morning Mathy-ness

7:28 AM - Ki completed 29 minutes at Khan Academy. I was still asleep. (Ki plans to earn his Ludicrous Listener Badge today)

8:42AM- I read a few current news articles. School Shooting in Rio De Janeiro. SuperBug Gene found in Delhi Drinking Water. More earthquakes/Tsunamis in Japan.

9:07AM- Connor does 2 minutes of math exercises at Khan in 3 different areas? FOCUS!! What can you accomplish in about 45 seconds in Logarithms?? (he ended up spending 80 minutes there. 45 is the required amount. he'll probably just do 10 minutes tomorrow to make up the difference-in reverse)

9:19AM- I am in my PJs in my bed, enjoying new bedsheets. They are so pretty. It is overcast today. I have tea........... I may not leave this spot today.

9:37AM- I Finally achieved Proficiency in Division level 3!!

Ki seems to like the little badges he can earn at Khan Academy. He likes that there are videos to watch. I challenged him to earn some of the Listener Badges this week- for listening to/watching certain videos. I have never seen him just get up and do math. Also- he has been riding his bike everyday. Physical exercises always helps him school. I wonder if the 2 things are related.....

My math abilities are pretty non existent. I'm plan of kinda sticking to doing the stuff Ki does. Ki's other challenge this week is for a badge for reaching level 4 in add., sub., mult., and division. I am working on that badge, too. I have 2 level 4s and 2 level 3s.

My goal is to avoid Alzheimers and Dementia by keeping my brain learning new things. At least I have a goal.

The men in the house are going to a Gun Shooting Church Function Saturday.

My friend andher daughter might spend the night Friday, because they have somepleace to be in the area at

9AM and will be down here friday night anyway.

So I plan to make a yummy breakfast Saturday Morning

Caribbean French Toast

(3 servings)

  • For The French Toast:
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 Tablespoons white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 dash of ground nutmeg
  • 6 slices French bread - about 1-inch thick
  • butter or margarine for frying

  • For The Coconut Syrup:
  • 1/2 can of coconut milk
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup light corn syrup
  • 3 Tablespoons white sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons shredded sweetened coconut
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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Mango Spaghetti and Raspberry Ravioli

Today, Ki made a snack for us. Mostly for me, as Gavin was asleep and Connor won't eat this.

Today, Ki used his Molecular Gastronomy Kit for the first time.

Today he made Mango Spaghetti and Raspberry Ravioli.

Today he learned what agar Agar is and what 'real' caviar is.

Culinary Arts is Ki's main school subject.

here are pictures from today's class in Molecular Gastronomy.

Puree mango (with a little sugar)

Pour into saucepan-->

Add Agar-Agar. heat to a boil -->

suck into a syrnge.

Fill Tube, (put in ice water for 3 minutes)

Squirt onto a plate. (Ki let me do this one!)

Raspberry Ravioli- Puree raspberry with sugar & Calcium Lactate

Drop by teaspoons into a Sodium Alginate bath

Ki made too many at once and they stuck together. But has a game plan for next time! and smooshy or not, it was yummy!!

Sucking up Mango S'getti!

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