Today's rain has leached out most of my brains, it seems; also, November is a bad month for harvests, wild or otherwise, but luckily, I have a pretty large backlog of things to talk about from the summer.
My partner, Fred, is a polyglot free-lance translator; one of his clients sent a recipe book for raw foods (hence, not a "cook book" per se) to translate from Dutch to French. One of the recipes was for a non-baked cracker, made of ground flaxseed, whole soaked flaxseed, a little soy and maple syrup, and a whole lot of garlic. Basically you spread this goop out thinly on a tray, and let it dry at a very low heat. But our oven has been on the fritz for many months (and it's surprising how little we miss it) - so my enterprising darlin noticed the car sitting in the brillliant sunshine.....and, since a picture is worth a thousand words, behold: how to make crackers in a car, in summer sun: