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Metal and Clay: An Arts and Crafts-style combination

My favorite dinnerware combines porcelain and pewter. Porcelain plates, bowls, cups and serving dishes are edged with about one inch of pewter. The effect is magnificent. I like the idea of combining metal with clay. Several years ago, I made … Continue reading

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Tilted Clay Pot Garden

We had a rare bit of sun today, so I sped outside and cleared pots and beds in preparation for planting. After cleaning up some perennials and amending the soil in the raised bed, I planted some early red potatoes, … Continue reading

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Open Studio Report, 3-29

STUDIO: It felt so good to be back in the studio again after a week’s down time because of a sore throat. I missed my projects and the conviviality of my studio mates. At this point, I am officially behind … Continue reading

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Open Studio Report, 3/15

Oh, it was a gray and rainy old day today! It’s always a treat to arrive at the studio to spend time with my companions, though, no matter what it’s like outside. It was warm and bright indoors around the … Continue reading

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Artisan Bread or Gourmet Pizza? Make a Baking Stone!

Ahhh, the flavor and texture of bread or pizza baked on a stone… Pizza crust is crispy and the bottom of a loaf is light and crunchy! Baking stones heat evenly, absorbing moisture, and the intense heat emulates a wood-burning … Continue reading

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