WARNING: This is a quirky, random post. The common denominator of all of these 4 recipes is that they are EASY, recipe-less and favorites! You know when you try a recipe and it is so simple and great you just have to tell someone? I feel that way every time I make each of these. … Continue reading Quick-to-Fix Favorites: from Icy Orange Juice to Croutons
I returned from my trip to India spent and yet filled up. I was utterly exhausted from the 2 days of travel including riding down a fog-filled mountain to a train station, a look out the train door riding on an old train for 7 hours, spending a few hours in Delhi- eating, shopping, riding … Continue reading Spent, Yet Filled Up
Several years ago, a friend offered to bring soup to my house to share for lunch. When she asked what kind I like, I told her most everything, so bring whatever she wanted and surprise me! She wowed me by bringing a wonderful ginger rice soup with fresh vegetables from International Market (a local Asian market/diner) … Continue reading Asian Salad Spring Rolls
I must warn you: I am not a gardener! I want to be. I really do. I want to be a gardener and a seamstress. Those are my domestic voids. We'll get to the topic of sewing some other day, but today, this spring day in Tennessee, despite my inadequacies as a gardener, I … Continue reading How Does Your Garden Grow?
Who doesn’t love Chips and Salsa? It's one of our favorite food groups. I had tried, in the past, to make salsa that compared to restaurant salsa but was continually disappointed. Then in 2003 I was on a retreat with some women and my dear friend Catherine made this Salsa, and Eureka! …this was it! … Continue reading Salsa: How do we love you? Let us count the ways…