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Kitchen Experiments 

When I was a child, I had a science kit. My parents trusted me not to blow up the backyard carport or lose a digit in the process, but I don’t remember them supervising my experiments. In fact, once we … Continue reading

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CLEANING UP THE KITCHEN

I got the notice from my doctor that my insulin resistance has moved to prediabetes. It’s not a crisis, but it means I get to make some lifestyle changes. My upper carb limit was 180g per day, but I was … Continue reading

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Give It To Me Real

The countdown is on to thanksgiving day. Those of us who host the family feast aren’t quite ready to think about Christmas just yet. Our major retailers, however, are pushing the seasons upon us more rapidly than our senses can … Continue reading

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Healing the Body

Again he entered the synagogue, and a man was there who had a withered hand. They watched him to see whether he would cure him on the sabbath, so that they might accuse him. And he said to the man … Continue reading

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THE GOVERNMENT IS SHUTDOWN BUT THE KITCHEN IS OPEN

Yes. I’m a stress eater. Maybe you are too. If I can wrap my hands around a project, I can usually delay my eating urge. Today I was baking cookies. I have too many friends that are just emotionally overwrought … Continue reading

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The Siren Call of Ice Cream

Nine forty five at night. The freezer is calling my name. The fact that I had a delightful dinner out with friends earlier tonight means nothing. The ice cream hour is at hand. Nothing worth watching is on the television: … Continue reading

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Menu Makeover: Whole Food Makes a Whole Person

I didn’t always cook “al dente” or “to the tooth,” as the Italians call it. I was born in Louisiana, a place where if the cooks didn’t boil it to a mush, they fried it within an inch of its … Continue reading

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