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Busting nutrition misinformation. The sky will not fall–

if your kids don’t eat their broccoli. It all begins with the senses– in particular our inter-related senses of taste and smell. The tongue can taste sweet, salty, sour, bitter and savory or what we now call umami. We also have … Continue reading

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I could get used to this!

Oscar is away for two weeks. It’s amazing how much free time I have. What an incredible discovery! I’ve only done laundry once. Dishes twice- in the dishwasher and that was just because there were some specific dishes I needed … Continue reading

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My New Love Affair- The Slow Cooker.

Or when in desperate straits do what the desperate, i.e., pragmatic, do– use a slow cooker. Slow cooking is very new to me. I bought myself a slow cooker after Christmas– having been terrified of them since I was young … Continue reading

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Today’s Harvest!

The beets got mixed with some previously frozen mustard greens– from this spring’s garden.  The potatoes and the Costa Rican sweet pepper were made into scalloped potatoes with fresh rosemary and sage from my herb bed.  Served with grilled boneless … Continue reading

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Supper Time!

So yesterday Roberta asked me to post a pic of what I made with what I harvested.  Here ya go! Recipes?  I make ‘em up as I go along.  But I do love cheese!  And I’ve always liked barbecued bread. … Continue reading

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