23 March, 2018

It’s A Cabbage… It’s A Flower… It’s A Cauliflower!

It’s A Cabbage… It’s A Flower… It’s A Cauliflower!
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Have you ever experienced the odor from a cauliflower field when it’s past its prime? A farm near our house hadn’t cleared the fields and let the cauliflower disintegrate on the vine. Ohh the smell was awful!! I even avoided the streets that bordered that field so I wouldn’t get the rotten field stench. It kept
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22 May, 2017

It’s Not Coleslaw, It’s “BroCauli” Slaw

It’s Not Coleslaw, It’s “BroCauli” Slaw
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Germany, Sweden, Italy, Russia, the US, and several other countries have their own traditional ingredients, seasonings, and dressing/sauce for coleslaw. According to The Joy of Cooking (1997), raw cabbage is the only entirely consistent ingredient. Unfortunately for my hubby, I don’t like traditional coleslaw so I rarely make it from scratch. The problem is that I
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12 May, 2017

Dippity Doo Dah, Dippity Dee Ay

Dippity Doo Dah, Dippity Dee Ay
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“My oh my what a wonderful day. Plenty of sunshine coming my way”, dippity doo dah, dippity dee ay. (Song quote from the “Song of the South” 1946. Original lyrics “Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah” ) Spring has finally sprung in the Pacific Northwest and we’re planning a party! Truthfully, some of our friends are choosing to get together early in
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10 May, 2017

Fake Rice And Alternative Hash Browns – Secret Ingredient Revealed

Fake Rice And Alternative Hash Browns – Secret Ingredient Revealed
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When I start talking about cooking healthier meals, my hubby just rolls his eyes because he knows more vegetables will be added or substituted for “real” ingredients. He is old school and remembers as a child growing up in upstate New York that vegetables were canned and tasteless. Times are different now, vegetables can be found
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