We can all use a bit of extra comfort these days while under isolation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And no food dishes out the comfort like mac ‘n cheese. If you’ve ever made the traditional version of this dish, it is time-consuming and quite labor intensive with making a white sauce, cooking the pasta… Read more »
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A Magical, Easy to Make, Protein-Rich Snack
Who isn’t looking for a delicious, protein-rich, snack? And it’s easy to make? Now there’s a winning combo. There’s just one problem: this nut and seed mix disappears, just like magic, because it’s so addictive with its crunch and savory-sweetness. The Rosemary leaves may surprise you at seeing them in this recipe, but trust me,… Read more »
Please Pass the Homemade Mustard!
There are probably more mustards available these days than French’s ever thought possible, back in the day of their neon yellow spread. You can still buy that – in a plastic bottle of course. But why not make your own with 5 ingredients and less than 10 minutes of your precious time? Because you didn’t… Read more »
Take Yourself to Italy with This Lemon Coconut Fuzzy Water
Maybe you’ve had the joy and Ahhhh of gulping down a Lemoncocco while traveling in Italy. This non-alcoholic beverage does the trick in satisfying thirst, replenishing electrolytes and simply making you feel good in summer’s heat. While visiting a dear friend on a sizzling day, she handed me a can of Lemoncocco and said: “You’ve… Read more »
Book Lovers’ Cranberry and Goat Cheese Bites
It’s November and I am thankful for many many things, but especially fresh cranberries! I buy several bags of them to make into Fresh and Raw Cranberry Relish, chutney or jam, and to freeze so they can be enjoyed long after their fresh season has ended. After whipping up 2017’s first batch of relish a… Read more »
Fresh and Raw Cranberry Relish
One of my favorite foods arrives in mid-fall: cranberries! They are loaded with vitamin C, flavor and a host of ways to enjoy them. This relish is easy to prepare and abides as a staple in my November refrigerator. FRESH AND RAW CRANBERRY RELISH 1 – 12 oz package fresh cranberries 1 organic orange,… Read more »
What to Do With All of that Zucchini, Part 2: Zucchini Brownies!
It’s that time of year when the size and number of zucchini you’ve grown are enough to start a softball team! Instead of going through all of that coordination, wouldn’t you rather eat and enjoy those bat-sized veggies? After all, that’s why you planted the squash in the first place. While Zucchini Bread is a… Read more »
What to Do With All of that Zucchini, Part 1
Maybe you’ve experienced a similar surprise upon returning home from vacation like my neighbors did: a garden being overrun by baseball bats, er, zucchini gone wild. They harvested the monsters, loaded them into a couple of boxes and offered them at the street to walkers needing added protection (don’t some walking advisors suggest carrying a… Read more »