just a smidgen

Harmonic Inclination for Honey Roasted Potatoes

Honey Yams, Oranges and Potatoes

Harmonic Inclination

If a sound wave is divided

again and again

the harmonic pitch rises, higher and higher, still…

on a diminishing curve.

Sometimes it feels like

My time is being divided and divided and divided

until it approaches “zero”…

Yet I take on something new

and here I am…

dividing again.

You never actually reach zero, I think, so, isn’t

there is always room for

one more

until you’ve (almost) reached

I think I’ve done a touch too much dividing of late

and my physical self hasn’t quite decided whether it should get sick or not.

So today I think I should let other people in…

so that some “undividing” can take place

and my “inner notes” can move back down the staff until I reach


Begin with a snow day…

And a pj day… my friend brought me these this morning.. what should I make?

Better still.. peel and tear each segment, let juice drip and run down hands and chin.
(All of that citrus should make me feel better?)

And look who stopped by my window as I sat writing this…

Alarmed by my dog’s barking he merely slowly turned and sauntered under a tree.
Maybe I should do that more often… hide under a tree?

Make my daughter a cup of coffee, practice making crema…

Make my friend a cup of tea..

Turn my kitchen into a flower shop…

Spend time with my mom…

And share her recipe.. my new favorite roasted veggies
filled with carrots and sweet potatoes and honey

Now that’s better


Honey Yams, Carrots and Potatoes

Harmonic Inclination for Honey Roasted Yams, Carrots and Potatoes
  • 1 1/2 lbs white potatoes
  • 1 1/2 lbs yams or sweet potatoes
  • 5-6 carrots
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic
  • 3 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and freshly cracked pepper
  • olive oil
  • sesame seeds (black or white), toasted
  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Slice potatoes and carrots horizontally into 1/2-3/4” thick “coins” and spread in a large, foil covered roasting pan.
  3. Meanwhile, splash a little garlic into a frying pan and cook the onions until browned, adding garlic near the end (so it doesn’t overcook and burn).
  4. Heat until melted, the butter, honey, Dijon mustard and salt and pepper either in a pan on the stove or in the microwave.
  5. Stir browned onion and garlic mixture into the potatoes. Then pour over the butter mixture and stir to evenly coat the potatoes. Roast for approximately 45 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the potatoes are browned and cooked through.
  6. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and stir to mix.



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