Category Archives: Recipe

ART, SCIENCE, AND THE UNIVERSE 

If anyone knows, THE UNIVERSE knows. Some folks can’t believe in a god or personal diety, but can attribute all the same attributes to the Universe. Others assign these powers to Fate or to Luck or Chance.  We’re all created … Continue reading

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 NATIONAL GOURMET COFFEE DAY! 

I’m at my local $5 bucks– it used to be the community $4 bucks, but with inflation, it’s a bit steeper today. It’s ok, the workers get paid fairly and the coffee is well sourced. Plus I don’t drink all … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CUT CALORIES?

Another word for cutting calories is “dieting.” If you’ve been used to eating high calorie, pleasurable foods, learning to make healthier choices from lower fat, higher fiber, whole grain and lower sugar foods will feel like a “DIET” to your … Continue reading

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FRESH CRANBERRY APPLE WALNUT COMPOTE

My grandmother always made a special side dish for the family gatherings on the high holidays. If you serve it in a fancy dish and call it by a fancy pants name, all the better.  If it’s easy to prepare, … Continue reading

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Restorative Power of Real Food 

I live in a tourist town, so I’ve access to many wonderful restaurants for fine dining, as well as many mom and pop diners. I have friends, who also live here, who swear by Blue Apron and other fresh meal … Continue reading

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“And are we yet alive and see each other’s face?”

Illness robs us of our tastebuds as well as our sense of smell. Sickness often robs a person of their appetite, but I’ve never had that problem. Somehow I’ve managed to eat my way through the mumps, measles, chicken pox, … Continue reading

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TUNA SALAD WITH AVOCADO, PECANS AND APPLES ON SPINACH 

   One of my high school buddies from Louisiana saw this on my friend feed. “I put apples in my tuna salad too! I’ve never met anyone else who did. Do you think this is just a regional thing?”  I’m … Continue reading

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