Monthly Archives: April 2012

Lemwiches and Lamentations


Is it possible to calculate the number of conscious choices a person makes each day starting from the first waking moment….to hit snooze or not? How many choices are made out of habit? Would those really be conscious habits or … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Adventures of Thrive Farm:
Nix those suspicions that good, homemade food comes with an exorbitant price tag. We found exactly the opposite, actually. If we roll up our sleeves and make homemade pasta, cookies, or just…

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Notable Teas I Have Met: Ti Kuan Yin Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong


Iron Goddess of Mercy Oolong tea is from the Fujian Province of China and grows at 25000 feet above sea level. It has a distinctive light cup that has hints of orchid-like flavor. Excellent for quiet moments. You might wonder, … Continue reading

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Cookies, Yolks and Modification


Well, someone has been out of the kitchen too long! Crazy time tonight (after getting home at 10:00 from a wonderful production at the community theater)! A new recipe was picked up somehow between going to the show and coming … Continue reading

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Notable Teas I Have Met: Dragonwell-Lung Ching


Dragonwell-Lung Ching is also known as The Princess of Green Tea and comes from China in the Zhejiang Province, shipped from Shanghai. It is grown at 2500 feet above sea level. The manufacturing type is steaming with a special 10 … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award!


Woohoo! Thanks to Omnomalicious I have been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! Please check them out. Their site is really awesome, too. Now, the rules state that I am to tell 7 things about myself: 1) moving from the north … Continue reading

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Originally posted on A Dollop and A Pinch:
1 Tbsp butter 1/2 cup diced leek, white part only 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper Pinch of granulated sugar 2 cups shelled fresh or frozen tiny peas 1 cup shredded romaine…

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National What?


How could I have missed National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day on April 12? Did you have your grilled cheese? You may notice that this sandwich is broiling not grilling. Well, if you miss THE DAY then why not change the … Continue reading

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Is it true?….and a roll-up


I have recently heard from a couple of different sources, “How you do anything is how you do everything.” Is it true? I recycle recreate food. The eggplant parmesan dip was not totally consumed and was begging to be out of the … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan Dip


The artichoke and spinach dip was a success, so what next? Hmmm, there is a beautiful eggplant in the ‘frig acquired just yesterday. What kind of dip could that become? Ajvar is a pate’ of roasted eggplant and sweet peppers … Continue reading

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