Month: September 2013

Concord Chia Jam

Welcome to The Art of Well Being 2.0! You can find many more posts by me at http://www.theartofwellbeing.tumblr.com. I think this WordPress community is better suited to my purposes… and as an aesthetically oriented kind of gal, I can’t say I wasn’t swayed by the simple, functional designs… The christening recipe for this site is one of my favorite go-tos for a rainy, quiet or empty afternoon- one of which I enjoyed just yesterday! The single-mindedness of jam making is something I crave. Although I must admit… that focus was deterred yesterday by the BeyoncĂ© documentary. Aboslutely worth it. As I listened to our dear B rip holes through the heavens with her careening cries, I peeled Concord grapes. Turns out those two activites are a match made in hole-torn Heaven. For real, though… this jam would have been different had I not been listening to art talk. Perhaps I wouldn’t have sweetened it with maple syrup (a beautiful bride for the tart pungency of Concord skins) or scattered cinnamon across the pan. One never …