29 June, 2017

Ohhh Say Can You Seed? Top 5 Nutrient Seed Giants

Ohhh Say Can You Seed? Top 5 Nutrient Seed Giants
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  If you were a seed, which one would you be and why? Give yourself permission to ponder this for a moment. Me? Well, I would have to say a watermelon seed. I grew up back in the day before cell phones and computers, so a warm summer day pastime would be sitting in the
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27 June, 2017

Have It Your Way… Taco Salad

Have It Your Way… Taco Salad
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Hot days filled with lots of summer activities, and warm nights begging for an easy dinner – what do you do? Taco salad is a quick meal and enjoyed by all members of the family because they can add their own favorite ingredients.  Sauté ground beef, turkey, or chicken. Add taco seasoning and beans (pinto,
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15 May, 2017

Cornering the Markets (Farmer’s) And More…

Cornering the Markets (Farmer’s) And More…
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Each month I gather up tidbits to share and this month it was hard to keep the list down to a reasonable size. Since I’ve been writing this blog, I’ve noticed other blogs doing the same thing on a weekly basis. Since my “staff” consists of my dog and hubby, I just don’t have the
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26 January, 2017

Liquid Gold aka Olive Oil

Liquid Gold aka Olive Oil
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Olive oil is such an essential ingredient in my cooking. I can’t imagine a kitchen without at least one bottle. I favor extra virgin olive oil for most of my cooking. I learned some interesting facts about olive oil when I was in Manduria, Italy. A few notes from my 2015 travel blog: “One of
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7 December, 2016

Will The Real Balsamic Vinegar Please Stand Up

Will The Real Balsamic Vinegar Please Stand Up
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You have to be pretty old to remember the TV game shows like “What’s My Line,” “To Tell The Truth,” and “I’ve Got a Secret.”  The general format for these shows was that a panel of celebrities would try to guess which one of the guest panelists was telling the truth about their occupation, some
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20 November, 2016

Spice It Up With A Little Italian…. Seasoning

Spice It Up With A Little Italian…. Seasoning
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  Italians are known for being a little spicy… in a manner of speaking. Does being a short Italian count in the phrase “spice it up with a little Italian”? Myself and a few other short Italians I know could qualify if that was the case. (Not that I’m naming names Cheri, Julia, and Tina)
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