Archive for February, 2013

 During one of our oldest son’s first years in Juneau, Alaska, he went halibut fishing.  He kindly shared and sent  some lovely fish home. The amount he sent seemed to us a ton. The fish was  fresh and so delicious. It was  for our anniversary so lucky for him he went   Read More ...

Mushrooms are one food I can rarely say ‘no’ too. I love every variety, and love mushrooms in every style of use. Fried, sautéed, broiled, chopped, stewed, you get the idea. Mushrooms are so good, and yes they are good for you. Never liking canned mushrooms I always buy mushrooms   Read More ...

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Tacos, tacos, tacos, tacos.  I think as many times as you can say ‘taco’ in a minute you can think of different ways to make tacos. Chicken, beef, mushroom, veggie, hard shell, soft shell, you name it; it probably works for a taco. Many years age, while living in northern   Read More ...

Cauliflower was a frequent vegetable on our table while our kids were growing up as it was, and is, one of my husband’s favorites. True, he does not enjoy the ‘fragrance’ of cooking cauliflower but loves the taste. Back then it was always boiled and doused with a good amount   Read More ...

Many items in home kitchens are so practical and so utilitarian and for most part, so plain and lifeless looking!  As a result kitchen tools are usually rather boring to look at as well. How attractive is stainless steel, hard plastic, or clear glass? Recently many small appliances, mixers, blenders,   Read More ...

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Brussels sprouts are so healthy and so maligned. Give yourself a flavor and health boost and try them. Didn’t like them before? Try them again! Check out the blog post: Brussels Sprouts Misunderstood for nutrition information. Honestly, just give yourself a treat and give yourself Brussel sprouts.   1 lb.   Read More ...

Sometimes as strange as it sounds, I think we humans must be born with a gene that makes us turn up our noses at Brussels sprouts. Yes some individuals do outgrow this and develop a ‘Brussels sprout sense’ that over-rides that gene. Some of us develop this earlier than others,   Read More ...

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Nothing is as warming as a bowl of soup on a winter day! This soup is delicious, just pure delicious. Low fat and low sodium is an extra bonus. It’s so easy to make you can get it ready in a hurry. This recipe I invented quite by accident, but   Read More ...

Valentine’s Day evokes thoughts of romantic dinners, sweet love notes, lovely gifts, batting eyelashes, succulent chocolates and fragrant roses. Reality check – sometimes that fantasy world is far from this planet.  Kids to get set for school the next day, work projects overdue, sitters over-priced and hard to get, tired   Read More ...

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